Memorial lectureship award held at varsity

Memorial lectureship award held at varsity

Tribune Information Service

Amritsar, November 18

The Division of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry of the Guru Nanak Dev College (GNDU) organised the Sardar Jaswant Singh Rai Memorial Lectureship Award at Sri Guru Granth Sahib Bhawan of the college. Inception of the award was achieved by Prof Karamjit Singh Rai, founder head of the Division of Biology at GNDU by means of a memorandum of understanding between the college and Sardar Jaswant Singh Rai Memorial Belief.

Prof Anish Dua, Dean College students Welfare, presided over the session, and gave opening remarks in regards to the relevance of the occasion in mild of the Covid-19 pandemic. Dr Avinash Kaur Nagpal launched the Belief to the viewers. Dr Harish Changotra, head of the division launched the division and recipient of the award this yr.

Dr Dinakar Masanu Salunke, Director, Worldwide Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi and a famend structural immunologist, delivered a lecture on the subject ‘Conflicts throughout the immune system: Specificity versus promiscuity’. He has additionally headed premier institutes just like the Regional Centre for Biotechnology (RCB) and Translational Well being Science and Know-how Institute (THSTI) at Faridabad.

His speak centred across the idea of poly-specificity in antigen-antibody interactions, which have been earlier believed to be very particular. His analysis has vital implications within the capacity of the human physique to guard itself towards quick mutating viruses like influenza, human immunodeficiency virus and the coronavirus.

Prof Renu Bhardwaj gave the concluding remarks whereas Prof Jatinder Singh delivered the vote of thanks.

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