Sl. No Resource Person Name and Affiliation Title of the Event Date No. of Participants Brochure

Sabu Thomas, PhD
Scientist F
Pathogen Biology
Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

Water Borne Diseases- Current Scenario 28-05-2021 101

Dr.R.V. Varma
Former Chairman, Kerala State Biodiversity Board Chairman,
Expert Committee on Access and Benefit Sharing (ABS),
National Biodiversity Authority, Chennai,
Chairman, Steering Committee on ABS, Quality Council of India, New Delhi.

Participatory Approaches To Biodiversity Conservation

05-06-2021 62

Dr. Kishore Kumar. K
Head of the Department of Botany
Farook College (Autonomous) Kozhikode, Kerala

The End Of Living and The Beginning of Survival The Need for Ecosystem Restoration

12-06-2021 94

Dr. Suvarna Devi S
Department Of Aquatic Biology & Fisheries,
University Of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram

The Future Of Oceans: Role Of Technologies And Literacy

19-06-2021 74

Mr.T.J. James
Founder of Creativity Council, Thrissur
Senior Fellow of Kerala Start-Up Mission

Grassroots Innovations: Prospects and Challenges

26-06-2021 48

Dr. Tessy Thomas Maliekal
Scientist E-ll
Cancer Research
Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

Cancer Prevention: The Facts To Know

02-07-2021 74

Dr.P V Mohanan PhD, FNASc, FRSB(UK), FST, FASc (AW), FSAB
Scientist- G & Head, Toxicology Division, Technical Manager, Biomedical Technology Wing,
Associate Dean (PhD Program), Sree chithra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology Poojapura, Thiruvananthapuram

Medical Device Development: Safety Concerns

09-07-2021 47

Dr.M N Balakrishnan Nair,
Emeritus Professor, School of Health Science,
Trans-disciplinary University, Bengaluru

Ethno-Veterinary Practices And Its Contemporary Relevance

16-07-2021 64

Dr.C.A. Jayaprakas,
Principal Scientist (Entomology), Division of Crop Protection,
ICAR-Central Tuber Crops Research Institute Thiruvananthapuram
Emeritus Professor, School of Health Science

Need of green technologies in pest management strategies

23-07-2021 73

Dr. G. Nagendra Prabhu,
Associate Professor, P. G. Dept. of Zoology & Research Centre and Principal Investigator,
Centre for Research on Aquatic Resources, Sanatana Dharma College, University of Kerala

Value Addition of Aquatic Weeds - Technologies and Products 30-07-2021 48

DBT-Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology (RGCB)

Skill and Capacity building program for tribal artisans in bamboo craft sector

Duration:15 days

Dr K.B.Harikumar
Scientist E-I
Cancer Research
Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

Applications of phytopharmaceuticals in human life

06-08-2021 112

Dr. Karthika Rajeeve,
Scientist E-I
Pathogen Biology
Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

Bacteria cancer interface: A new player in the catch

13-08-2021 49

Dr. Ajay Kumar A,
Medical Officer,State Joint Secretary (KGMOA)

COVID and Post COVID Problems

28-08-2021 75

Soniya E.V, PhD
Scientist G
Transdisciplinary Biology
Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

DNA Fingerprinting: Approaches and Applications

04-09-2021 56

Dr. N.C Anilkumar
Senior Scientist Kerala State Remote Sensing and Environment Centre,
Department of Planning and Economic Affairs,
Government of Kerala

Geospatial technology for Sustainable development

02-10-2021 28

Pradeep Kumar. G, PhD
Scientist G
Reproductive Biology
Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

BIOTECHNOLOGY as a career option of choice

09-10-2021 45

Ananda Mukherjee, PhD
DBT-Ramalingaswami Faculty Fellow
Cancer Research
Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

Why is cancer so hard to treat and what we can do about it

30-10-2021 32

Sabu Thomas, PhD
Scientist F
Pathogen Biology
Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

Antimicrobial Resistance: A Silent Pandemic


Santanu Chattopadhyay, PhD
GN Ramachandran Fellow
Pathogen Biology
Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology

Antimicrobial Resistance: Helicobacter pylori


National Ayurveda Day 2022
Dr. V. Rajmohan, Government Ayurveda College, Thiruvananthapuram

Ayurveda for healthy living 26-10-2022
Sl. No Title of the Event Date Details

Establishment of Tribal Community Enterprise on Value addition of NTFPs (Non-timber forest products (NTFPs)) Under the DST - SHRI program, the Government of India has supported the Astra Tribal Society to establish a unit for the processing and value addition of Non-timber forest products (NTFPs) at Makkimala, Thavinjal Grama panchayat, Wayanad District


RGCB National Science Day.
The Chief guest, Dr. A Ajayghosh, Former Director, of CSIR-NIIST


RGCB is celebrated World environment day 2023 at RGCB main and Aakulam Campuses on 5th June 2023. Planting of saplings, slogan and painting competitions for staff and students, demonstration of paper bag making, exhibition of bamboo utility products etc. were organized.
RGCB celebrated World Environment Day at RGCB Science Museum with students from Government Higher Secondary School and St. Josph's Girls Higher Secondary School, Meppadi, Wayanad District.


RGCB established a nursery and conservation plot for wild edibles with the participation of the Kani tribal community at Vlavila tribal settlement, Koottor, Kuttichal Grama Panchayat, Thiruvananthapuram under SHRI program, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India.


RGCB celebrated International Yoga Day 2023. RGCB Director, Prof. Chandrabhas Narayana announced that RGCB to conduct clinical research on Yoga's impact on cancer care: RGCB in collaboration with the Regional Cancer Centre (RCC) and Satsang Foundation Kerala Kendra for conducting studies to understand the cellular mediations and establishing potential mechanisms of action for yoga on cancer care at the individual level. On the occasion, experts delivered talks on various aspects of yoga and its importance for maintaining physical and mental health to lead a stress-free life. This was followed by the demonstration of yoga asanas by Mr. Anish Babu of the Satsang Foundation for beginners


Wild Edibles Demonstration plot and Nursery established with the participation of tribal SHG under DST- SHRI- Tribal Heritage Project at Pattayakudi, Kanjikuzhi Gramapanchayath, Idukki District, Kerala was inaugurated by Prof. Chandrabhas Narayana, Director, RGCB on July 30, 2023. An awareness program on ethnic food was also organized. Watch DD news coverage of the event at DD News



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