The Department of Chemistry (PG & Research) Association was inaugurated by Dr. S. Vijayalakshmi, Associate Professor, Govt. Arts College, Coimbatore on 17-07-2017.
Dr. K. Kalpanadevi, Assistant professor and Head, welcomed the gathering. Felicitations were offered by Dr. V. Chinnusamy, CEO. Inaugural address was given by Dr. S. Vijayalakshmi, Associate Professor, Govt. Arts College. She delivered a talk on “Observing stereochemistry and its advantages in day-to-day life”.
The importance of stereochemistry has been known and studied for a long time. This branch of chemistry involves the study of the relative spatial arrangement of atoms that form the structure of molecules and their manipulation. The study of stereochemistry focuses on stereoisomers, which play an important role in medicine.
The chief guest taught the students about the basic principles of stereochemistry and quoted many examples in research field and wished the students a successful academic year. The function ended well with national anthem.