Date : 5th June 2015
Venue: Lecture Hall, I Floor KNBIRVO Building
The Hands-on-summer training programme for Post graduate students was conducted by the Vidyasagar Institute of Bio-Medical Science(VIBS) a Unit of Medical Research Foundation between 18th May and 5th June 2015. A total of 13 participants from leading Arts and Engineering colleges and Universities namely Women’s Christian College, Chennai (5), Sastra University, Thanjavur (1), Jeppiaar Engineering College, Chennai(1) Rajalakshmi Engineering College (2), AMET University, Chennai(2), Vels University, Chennai (1) & Central Leather Research Institute, Chennai (1) underwent training. The participants were assigned to various Research departments namely the R.S. Mehta Jain Department of Biochemistry & Cell Biology (4), SN ONGC Genetics & Molecular Biology (4) L & T Microbiology Research Centre (5). .
The participants performed well in the evaluation at the end of the programme by all three departments. They gave a good feedback on the training programme during the valedictory function conducted on 5th June 2015. The faculty from the respective departments appreciated the enthusiasm and involvement with which the participants learnt the techniques. The participants were requested to share the acquired knowledge and impart the skills to their juniors and colleagues in their respective colleges. All the faculty members and the Scientists involved in conducting the programme shared their experience with the students.
The function came to an end with a warm Vote of Thanks by Dr.K. Lily Therese, Programme Co-ordinator, VIBS. She gratefully acknowledged the faculty, scientists and technical staff involved in training the students and the management of Vision Research Foundation & Medical Research Foundation for providing the facility and the Founder of VIBS, Padmashri Iravatham Mahadevan, I.A.S. for providing the wonderful opportunity to train the Post graduate students from various Science & Arts Colleges & Research Institutions.