The department association serves as a platform for various kinds of co-curricular activities. The Department of Microbiology inaugurated the “BIOMICS” Club on 10th January 2014. A one day seminar was organized on the topic “The Common Infectious Diseases in Chennai” by Dr.SivaSangeetha.M.D-Assistant Professor, Department of Experimental Medicine from Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai.
BIOMICS 2013 -2014
The Departments of Biochemistry & Microbiology together organised a Seminar on “Herbs used in Traditional Practices”. The Guest Speaker was Dr.A.Saraswathy, Director, Captain Srinivasa Murthy Research Institute for Ayurvedha& Siddha, Chennai.
The session was followed by the lecture delivered by Mrs.Sangeetha, Asst.Prof., Department of Experimental Medicine, Dr.M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai, on “Prevention of Common infectious Diseases”.
International Conference March 2013
The Departments of Biochemistry & Microbiology together organised an International conference on emerging trends and challenges in Science and Technology, March 1ST and 2nd, 2013. The conference was inaugurated by Dr. Soumya swaminathan, Director, National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis and Dr. Rakesh Nigam, prof. Claremont Graduate University, California gave a key note address about conference. Dr. R. Vijayalakshmi, Asst Prof, Department of preventive oncology, Cancer Institute, Adyar, begins the session about cancer and its prevention and followed by Dr. S Gunasekaran Prof & Head, Dept of Physics, Pachaiyappas College was delivered lecture about spectroscopy as an investigation tool in pharmaceutical and medicinal fields and Dr. D. Sakthi Sekaran , Prof & Head, Dept of medical biochemistry was presented a paper on topic entitled role of antioxidants in cancer chemotherapy. Eminent scientist from international and National Institution and research scholars were participated and presented papers. Finally valedictory address was given by Dr. R. Prabakaran , Vice Chancellor, TANUVAS, Chennai.
The Departments of Biochemistry & Microbiology together organised an Inter collegiate fest on 16th February 2015. The fest was inaugurated by Mrs.S.Sethukarasi, Co-ordinator, StemCell Donor Registry, Chennai. The students had an eye opening session on Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Donation. Nearly 90 students had registered for Stem cell Donation.
This was followed by many competitions like Rangoli, Quiz, Model Exhibits, Poster Presentations & JAM. Our Secretary Dr.S.P. Rajagopalan presided over the valedictory function and gave away the prizes to the winners.
The Departments of Biochemistry & Microbiology together organised a Seminar on “HLA and Human organ transplantation”on 30th September 2016. The Guest lecture was delivered by R.Dinakaran Michel, Dean, School of Life Sciences,Vels University, Chennai.
The Departments of Microbiology & Biochemistry together organized SCIENCE DAY-2016.,on February 26th 2016. The fest was inaugurated by Dr. Sriman narayanan
Professor & Head, Department of analytical science , University of madras, Guindy campus, Chennai – 25.
The session was followed by the lecture delivered by Dr.Jayadev raju Toxicology, Health Canada on” - Next generation in Life sciences – Perspective of a Toxicologist”
The session was followed by the work shop by Dr.P.Bama, Gloris Biomed Research Centre (Pvt).Ltd. conducted a work shop on “Plant secondary metobolite extraction and invitro antioxidant studies”Our Secretary Dr.S.P. Rajagopalan presided over the valedictory function