One-Day Symposium on Biosafety

( Organised by Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology & Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology )

Programme

8.30 AM - 9.30 AM : Registration                                   downloadDownload   Brochure,
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9.30 AM - 10:00 AM         :  Inaugural Function


   Presided by                   : Prof. M. Radhakrishna Pillai, Director, RGCB

   Welcome                       : Dr. R Ajay Kumar, Scientist, RGCB

Inauguration                    : Dr. Asha Kishore, Director, SCTIMST

Presidential address      : Prof. M. Radhakrishna Pillai, Director, RGCB

Vote of Thanks                : Dr. A. Maya Nandkumar, Scientist, SCTIMST

10.00 AM -10.15 AM       : Tea Break

10.15 AM -11.00 AM       : Recombinant DNA technology & Biosafety - Dr Sathish Mundayoor,Retd. Scientist, RGCB.

11.00 AM -11.45 AM  : Principles of Biosafety - handling and maintaining infectious microbes - Prof. H. Krishna Prasad, Professor,                                               AIIMS, New Delhi

11.45 AM -12.30 PM    : Biosafety issues in research, development and commercialisation of Transgenic Plants - Dr M G Purushothama,                                              Research Director, Indus and Burpee Seeds Pvt Ltd, Bangalore.

12.30 PM - 1.30 PM       : Lunch

1.30 PM - 2.15 PM          : Chemical Safety in research laboratories : Mr R Manoj, Head, Safety Division, VSSC, Tvm.

2.15 PM -3.00 PM           : Blood and clinical safety : Dr P V Sulochana, Senior scientist, Division of Blood tranfusion services, SCTIMST .

3.00 PM - 3.30 PM          : Stem cell applications - safety and ethical issues : Dr Jackson, RGCB, Tvm.

3.30 PM - 4:00 PM          : Radiation safety : Manoj Komath, Scientist, SCTIMST.

4.00 PM                           : Conclusion & Tea




Email: biosafety2017@rgcb.res.in