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Amrita School of Biotechnology Faculty Members Present their Research Work in National Forums

Amrita School of Biotechnology Faculty Members Present their Research Work in National Forums

February 5, 2016

Ms. Jayaleskhmi H., Vidhya Prakash and Suja Subhash represented Amrita School of Biotechnology and presented posters at the International Conference on New Horizons in Biotechnology 2015 (NHBT-2015) during November 22-25, 2015 in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. 

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Amrita’s Sanitation Biotechnology Lab Showcased at the 56th Annual Conference of Association of Microbiologists of India

Amrita’s Sanitation Biotechnology Lab Showcased at the 56th Annual Conference of Association of Microbiologists of India

February 17, 2016

A research team from Amrita School of Biotechnology presented posters at the 56th Annual Conference of Association of Microbiologists of India and International Symposium on “Emerging Discoveries in Microbiology” organized jointly by School of Life Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI), Delhi from December 7-10, 2015.
 

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​Amrita Observes International Day of Women and Girls in Science

​Amrita Observes International Day of Women and Girls in Science

February 19, 2016

​​The 11th of February 2016 was the first ever International Day of Women and Girls in Science, declared by the UN in order ​to promote and encourage a larger number of women to take on careers in the ​fields of ​Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine ​(STEM​ fields​).

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​​Invited Talk on Heart Diseases & Genomics by Dr. Mahesh Kappanayil at ASBT

​​Invited Talk on Heart Diseases & Genomics by Dr. Mahesh Kappanayil at ASBT

February 19, 2016

On February 17, 2016, Dr. Mahesh Kappanayil, Senior Cardiologist from Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, gave the students of Amrita School of Biotechnology (ASBT) an insightful view of how biotechnology and medicine overlap. Dr. Mahesh, a Pediatric Cardiologist, spoke to the audience at length about two of his most recent projects at AIMS.

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Annual Athletic Meet at Amrita School of Biotechnology ​

Annual Athletic Meet at Amrita School of Biotechnology ​

February 17, 2016

On February 11th-12th 2016, the classrooms and labs of Amrita School of Biotechnology (ASBT) were deserted– an unusual sighting on most working days. The students, staff, and faculty members were not to be seen in the biotechnology building, but were instead found at the Amritapuri campus sports ground for the annual ASBT Athletic Meet. 

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Sanskar 2016 : “Smile, Share, and Serve”

Sanskar 2016 : “Smile, Share, and Serve”

February 27, 2016

As a part of their cultural education class, the first year students of Amrita School of Biotechnology coordinated Sanskar, a charity fundraiser benefitting the children at the Paripalli orphanage located near the school.

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What do rats tells us?

What do rats tells us?

March 3, 2016

On February 24, 2016, Dr. Shyam Diwakar of Amrita School of Biotechnology’s Computational Neuroscience and Neurophysiology Labs addressed students and faculty on how brain circuits function and how we study them as a multi-scale problem investigating neurons, circuits and behavior. 
 

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Amrita Green Energy Lab Presents Solar Cells Session at ICEEOT 2016 Conference, Chennai

Amrita Green Energy Lab Presents Solar Cells Session at ICEEOT 2016 Conference, Chennai

March 8, 2016

The Green Energy Lab team from Amritapuri campus coordinated a special session on “Solar Cells” at the International Conference on Electrical, Electronics, and Optimization Techniques (ICEEOT) – 2016 conference held at DMI College of Engineering, Chennai from 3-5 March, 2016.

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Kerala Academy of Sciences Honors Amrita Faculty Prof. Asoke Banerji

Kerala Academy of Sciences Honors Amrita Faculty Prof. Asoke Banerji

March 10, 2016

Prof. Asoke Banerji, School of Biotechnology, Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham was honoured for his outstanding contributions to Phytochemistry at the one day ‘International Symposium on Phytochemistry and Prof. A. Hisham Endowment Award’ ceremony.

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Host-Pathogen Interaction in Tuberculosis

Host-Pathogen Interaction in Tuberculosis

March 13, 2016

During this week’s invited talk at Amrita School of Biotechnology (ASBT), Dr. Kanury Rao shared his insights with the students and faculty about his groundbreaking work on the host-pathogen interplay between human macrophages infected with M. tuberculosis and the subsequent application of this research to drug discovery. 

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