Past Activities - (2011 - 2016)

The biotech association of BPDC

One-day Interaction with Experts from Diagnostic and Health-Care Industry on December 15, 2015

CHIMERA organized a one-day interaction with Diagnostics and Health-Care industry experts. The interaction focused on the changing face of the industry in line with the ongoing trends in bio-medical research. A total of four speakers from varying backgrounds in medicine and research were invited to deliver their views on the development of fields of biotechnology and medical with a focus on Expo 2020. The following lists the participating speakers:

a.     Dr Amrish Kamboj – COO/Pathologist, Eastern Biotech and Life Sciences

Dr Amrish, in his discussion, focused upon the Health-Care industry within the context of Expo 2020. He shared his views on the scope and opportunities for the industry with the students. He also informed students about the latest technology in the field of Diagnostics and Genetic Testing. This helped the students witness the first-hand implications of Biotechnology in the field of Diagnostics and Health-Care.

b.     Dr Rajarathinam Ayyanar – Specialist Neurologist, Zulekha Hospital

Dr Rajarathinam directed the interaction towards Autism and the neural connections involved in the disorder. The students learnt about the recent developments into the diagnostic and treatment research for Autism.

c.    Dr Fatima Al Hashimi – Head of Administration and Education Unit, Dubai Cord Blood and Research Center, Latifa Hospital, Pathology and Genetics Department, Dubai Health Authority

Dr Fatima explained the protocol involved into Cord Blood Banking measures and the objective of the technique. As Dr Fatima recounted of numerous cases during her experience at Latifa Hospital and shared with the students, they could understand the importance of the medical technique. What fascinated the students the most was a model demonstration of the procedure with a dummy baby and the required apparatus.

d.    Dr Antony Thomas – Medical Director, Premier Diagnostic Center

                  Dr Antony discussed the significance of Quality Control and Quality Assurance as applicable in the                     Diagnostic arena. His examples and analogies especially grabbed the students’ attention and made them                     aware of the procedural steps as involved in dealing with blood and other samples.

Interactive Session with Mr Siddharth Salunke, Corporate Director, BioEra, India

March 19, 2017

Farewell 2017

May 17th 2017

Guest lecture by Dr Ashraf Ahmed on Nano-Biotechnology

March 15, 2017

Guest lecture by Dr Gaurang Deshpande

May 12, 2016

Invited talk by Dr V. Sitaraman and Dr Rakesh Kumar

February 18, 2016

Visit to Career Fair at Dubai Science Park

February 16, 2016

Interactive Session with Dr D. Balasubramanian

December 17, 2015

One-day Interaction with Experts from Diagnostic and Health-Care Industry

December 15, 2015

One-day Workshop for COMSOL Multiphysics Training

December 1, 2015

Factory Visit to Al Ain National Juice and Refreshments Co. LLC (an IFFCO Company)

April 22, 2015

Guest Lecture by Prof. Shri Mohan Jain

April 2 and April 5, 2015

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