The BITS Practice School-I Programme was conducted by the Vidyasagar Institute of Bio-Medical Science (A unit of the Medical Research Foundation) between 22nd May and 16th July 2015 at the Sankara Nethralaya Main campus. A total of 10 students from different BITS campuses, 2 from BITS Pilani, 4 from BITS Hyderabad and 4 from BITS Goa participated in the same. The students did their projects in the R.S Mehta Jain Department of Biochemistry & Cell Biology (3), Centre for Bioinformatics (2), L & T Microbiology Research Centre (2), SN ONGC Department of Genetics and Molecular Biology (2) and Nano Biotechnology Department (1).
We take pleasure in sharing the topics covered by the students and their guides from the institution.
The students were given a good exposure to both the theoretical and practical aspects in their assigned areas and topics and gave a good feedback of their learning experience and interactions with faculty at the end of the training programme. Dr Ronnie George, Director Research, Vision Research Foundation, Dr. K.Lily Therese, Programme Coordinator (VIBS) and Dr.P.R.Deepa, PS-I Instructor & BITS Programme Coordinator, Chennai distributed participation certificates to them. Dr.H.N.Madhavan, Director of VIBS and faculty from all the departments appreciated the deep enthusiasm and interest with which the participants learnt the various techniques.