The department of Life Sciences, Kristu Jayanti College organized the annual biofest-Connoisseur & Bio-Ventura for UG and PG students on 19th of August 2016. Students participated with lot of enthusiasm and exhibited team spirit. The fest provided a platform for students to showcase their varied talents. The fest was inaugurated by the chief guest Mrs.Ramalakshmi Arza, Director, Austin Medical Solutions Pvt. Limited, Bangalore at 9:30am in the Mini Auditorium II of UG Block. Dr.S.Vijayanand, Faculty Co-Ordinator welcomed the gathering.. In his presidential address, Rev. Fr. Josekutty P.D., Principal of the college passionately addressed the students encouraging them to never settle for ordinariness while also telling them that the key to success in life was to embrace sportiveness and simplicity by quoting real time examples of events at Olympics. The Chief Guest shared a few thoughts about the importance of Life Sciences and its application in day today life. Mrs. Azra also inspired the students to take up science with passion. Mr.Arfath Ahmed, student coordinator for Connoisseur proposed the vote of thanks.
The Valedictory ceremony was held in the mini auditorium at 4:30 p.m. Rev. Fr. Emmanuel P.J., in his valedictory address gave an inspiring and informational talk about how humans have a societal responsibility to make the world a better place and motivated the students to strive for excellence in their future endeavors. The Winners received certificates and mementos. Ms. Juby Samuel, student coordinator for Bio-Ventura proposed the vote of thanks and the programme concluded with the National Anthem.