JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) News

Emerging Trends and Challenges in Material and Biomedical Sciences

Synopsis: Dr. Praveen B.M. opened the floor with his take on “Nanotechnology and Applications” and focused on how it is helping to revolutionize many industries and sectors around the globe. Prof. P.V. Krupakara spoke on the theme “World of Corrosion Science”, where he described the different forms of metal corrosion and the ways in which this can be determined and controlled.

On the second day of the webinar, Dr. Sohail shed light on “SARS COVID 2: Origin, transmission and therapeutic options” where he extensively spoke about the current situation and the emergence of new drugs and vaccines to counter the pandemic. Dr. Mohd Anas Shamsi hosted the final leg of the webinar with the topic “Identification of natural products as MARK 4 inhibitors – Implication in anti-cancer therapeutics”, where he discussed the importance of herbal / natural compounds that have been identified as therapeutic agents for treating cancer.

The two-day webinar program witnessed large participation from several countries.

Day 1

Topic: Nanotechnology and Applications

Speaker: Dr. Praveen B. M., Director – Research and Innovation Council Professor and Head in Chemistry Srinivas University, Mangalore.

Topic: World of Corrosion Science

Speaker: Prof Dr. P. V. Krupakara, Vice Principal, Professor and Head, Department of Chemistry, Cambridge Institute of Technology-North Campus, Karnataka.

Day 2

Topic: SARS COVID 2: Origin, transmission and therapeutic options

Speaker: Dr. Aamir Sohail, Health Policy Analyst, Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, New Delhi.

Topic: Identification of natural products as MARK 4 inhibitors – Implication in anti-cancer therapeutics

Speaker: Dr. Mohd Anas Shamsi, Dr. D.S. Kothari Postdoctoral Fellow’ Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Basic Science, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.


Webinar held on: 10th and 11th September