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DBT sponsored Summer School in Biological Sciences starts at HMV, Jalandhar

July 02, 2017 05:19 PM

Punjab News Express/Vyas
JALANDHAR: A seven day DBT sponsored Summer School in Biological Sciences started at HMV under the able guidance of Principal Prof. Dr. Mrs. Ajay Sareen. ChiefArvind Ghai, LC, Kusum Sharma were also present.

Coordinator of the summer school Dr. Seema Marwaha gave an introduction to the summer school and also welcomed the students and dignitaries. Speaking on the occasion Principal Dr. Sareen said that it is very important to attend summer schools as they inform students about latest trends and techniques in sciences and inculcate research aptitude in young budding minds. Dr. Satish Sharma, Director Colleges also applauded the efforts of Principal and staff for organizing academic summer camp.

Arvind Ghai also stressed upon the importance of such summer schools which go a long way in satisfying the queries of students. The first session was conducted by Dr. P.K. Sharma, Dean Student Welfare, Kurukshetra University. He spoke at length about the future drugs which include modified DNAs, antisense strategies etc. He said that drugs and medicines are actually same it depends upon how we use a chemical. Dr. PK Sharma is the pioneer in research of double headed nucleosides. Second session was conducted by Harpreet Singh from Bioinformatics Department in which students were taught about protein structure visualization. Students were also given practical hands on training on problem structure visualization using Pymol software. On this occasion, Dr. Ekta Khosla, Dr. Meena Sharma, Dr. Anjana Bhatia, Mr. Harpreet Singh, Dr. Nitika Kapoor,Ramandeep, Avantika,Disha, Dr. Kanika, Ms. Harpreet Kaur, Ms. Jaswinder were present. Stage was conducted by Dr. Anjana Bhatia.

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