Department of Life Sciences organized a guest lecture and interactive session as part of the Research Promotion Series on 29th July, 2016. The resource person was Mr.Sarshad Ibnu Sayed, Ph.D Scholar- University of SZEGED, Hungary. Ms.Apoorva, Faculty Member of Life Sciences, Introduced the resource person, and the gathering.
Mr.Sarshad presented his lecture on the topic “Genetically engineered Bacteriophage-mediated Dispersal of Biofilm and Quorum-Sensing-Study on Staphylococcus aureus and Bacteriophage Interaction”. The lecture was an insight on bacteria that produce biofilms and the translational capabilities in the scientific arena. He made students aware of topics related to bacteriophages inhibiting Biofilms and Methicillin resistance in bacteria.
Guidelines on pursuing summer fellowships and Ph.D programmes in other countries were also given during the later part of the lecture.
The session was a knowledge filled and fulfilling experience for the PG students of the Department of Life Sciences. Dr. Elcey C.D., Head, of the Department, Dr. Challaraj Emmanuel, Dr. Selvam Arjunan, Ms. Apoorva, Dr.Sivagamasundari and postgraduate students of the department of Life Sciences were present for the lecture.