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Dr. D. Y. Patil BioTechnology and BioInformatics Institute

Visit of Dr. Maria Algerin & Henrik Thilander from University of Skovde, Sweden

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - Thursday, November 21, 2019 |Dr. D. Y. Patil Biotechnology & Bioinformatics Institute Tathawade, Pune |Field Visit/Industrial Visit

Dr. Maria Algerin and Dr. Henrik Thilander from School of Biosciences & Systems Biology, University of Skovde, Sweden visited Dr. D. Y. Patil Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Institute from 19th - 21st Nov’2019 under prestigious Erasmus plus International Faculty Exchange Programme (preparatory).

 During their visit they interacted with students, research students and faculty members and  gave an elaborate presentation about  their institute and apprised students about  academic  and research programmes running in various disciplines  by University of Skovde, Sweden. They invited  students to take up courses,  e.g., Molecular medicine, Biomarkers at UG and PG levels.

Dr. Maria and Dr. Thilander also visited Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth ( DPU), Pimpri campus. They were welcomed by  Hon’ble.Vice Chancellor Prof. N.J. Pawar, Registrar Dr. A. N. Suryakar  and Director Prof. J.K. Pal and the coordinator of exchange programme Prof. Neelu Nawani. They discussed extensively on various topics of mutual interests in the ongoing academic and research  programmes  at both  the universities . Courses in  general and specialised educational programmes in areas  like Biological Sciences, Bioinformatics, Business, Health, Biomedicine and Computer game are offered at their university. Further, they discussed, in depth, about the possibility of extending the exchange pogrammes for various other departments like Nursing, Dental, Optometry etc. meant for both teaching and non teaching staff. They visited Medical College Library. Advanced Intensive Care Units ( ICUs), OPDs, hostels and cafeteria where they were informed in  detail  about various facilities available at Pimpri  campus of DPU.

Dr. Maria and Dr. Henrik also visited various  other places in the city and expressed their satisfaction over their short  stay in Pune.