Dr. D. Y. Patil Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Institute organized a National Symposium on “Recent Advances in Modern Biology & Biotechnology 2017” on 16th & 17th March 2017. Nearly 250 delegates from all over India participated in the symposium. The symposium had six sessions on advanced research in Cell and Molecular Biology, Cancer Biology, Immunology, Developmental Biology and Stem Cell Technology, Bioinformatics and Structural Biology and Microbial and Plant Sciences. Eminent resource persons for the symposium were Dr. Alok Bhattacharya, JNU, New Delhi, Dr. Sanjeev Galande, IISER, Pune, Dr. Dhanasekaran Shanmugam, NCL, Pune, Dr. Gopal Kundu, NCCS, Pune, Dr. Sharmila Bapat, NCCS, Pune, Dr. Manoj Kumar Bhat, NCCS, Pune, Dr. Debasish Mitra, NCCS, Pune, Dr. Arvind Sahu, NCCS, Pune, Dr. Sachin Sarode, DPU, Dr. Shekhar Mande, NCCS, Pune, Dr. Urmila Kulkarni-Kale, SPPU, Pune, Dr. Manali Joshi, SPPU, Pune, Dr. Surendra Ghaskadbi, ARI, Pune, Dr. L.S Limaye, NCCS, Pune, Dr. Ramesh Bhonde, DPU, Pune, Dr. Anjan Banerjee, IISER, Pune, Dr. Vidya Gupta, NCL, Pune and Dr. Milind Watve, IISER, Pune.
The event was partly sponsored by BD India Pvt. Ltd., Eppendorf India, IDBI Bank and Raut Scientific and General traders.
The delegates, students, and teachers benefitted from the symposium which highlighted the advanced research in the field of Biology and Biotechnology. The student delegates from the institute asked thoughtful questions and attended all the sessions with equal enthusiasm and curiosity. The speakers congratulated Prof. J. K. Pal, Convener; Dr. Ramesh Bhonde, Co-convener and the organizing team for the grand success of the symposium.
Feedback from Participants
A very enlightening experience given us the motivation to make a career out of the subject in every field of Biology and Biotechnology. These were a lot of advancement and new findings which were surprising and informative
Ms. B Krishna Preeti DYPBBI
A wonderful and exploring way of communicating recent discoveries, more importantly, performed around us. Very informative and mind opening, It should be conducted frequently. Great work by DYPBBI!
Ms. Princy Kakani DYPBBI
The Symposium was well organized and was useful in all ways, which helped us connect to excellent people in their respective fields.
Ms. Ketki Shukla DYPBBI
Overall it was well-organized symposium the lectures given by different professors were mind blowing and it is an amazing experience
Mr. Abhishek DYPBBI
Mr. Sudarshan A., Gulbarga University, Kalaburagi, Karnataka