Department of Biochemistry UG and PG and Research Department of Biotechnology, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore organized Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) Coimbatore chapter, Sponsored “One day workshop on molecular biology techniques” at the college premises on 6.08.2018. Dr. K. Surekha, Assistant Professor in Biochemistry, Organizing Secretary of this workshop welcomed the gathering, Organizing Secretary of this workshop, Dr. R. Amsaveni, Assistant Professor in Biotechnology highlighted the theme of the workshop. Principal of the college Dr. V. Balasubramaniam presided over the function. Dr. V. Chinnusamy, Chief Executive Officer and Dr. S. Paulsamy, Dean R & D, KASCfelicitated the gathering.
The main objectives of this workshop is to make the young and aspiring candidates to involve in utilizing molecular biology tools in their academics as well as in research. The extraction of DNA from microorganisms, especially bacteria, has become an essential method in nearly all modern microbiology research. In more recent years, plasmid DNA has begun to be investigated as a therapeutic platform for treating infections, genetic and acquired diseases, and as a promising tool for the development of DNA vaccines. Lecture cum hands on training on Molecular Biology Techniques was given by Dr. V. Bhuvaneshwari, Dr. R. Amsaveni and Mr. M. Gogul Ramnath Assistant Professors in Biotechnology, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore. Vote of thanks was proposed by the Organizing Secretary of this workshop, Mr. M. Gogul Ramnath Assistant Professor in Biotechnology, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore. About 70 participants including Students and Research Scholars have benefited out of this workshop. This workshop was organized by Dr. K. Surekha, Dr. R. Amsaveni and Mr. M. Gogul Ramnath Assistant Professors, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore.