One Day Workshop on Basics Of Phytochemical Techniques In Drug Discovery

One day workshop on "Basics of Phytochemical Techniques in Drug Discovery" was organized by the Department of Biotechnology, Vinayaka Missions Kirupananda Variyar Engineering College, Salem-636308, Tamil Nadu, India on 17 Oct 2018. Dr. M. Sridevi, Professor & Head, Department of Biotechnology, VMKV Engineering College, Salem has given a welcome address.

The Chief Guest Dr. V. K. Evanjelene is a Research Scientist and R&D Manager, Alpha Omega Hi-Tech Bio Research Center, Salem delivered a key note address. A technical session was given by Dr. M. Sri Devi. Then the hands on training was given in two batches simultaneously in Cell & Molecular Biology Lab and Chemical Engineering Lab. Dr. V. M. Evanjelene trained the students on Thin Layer Chromotagraphy (TLC) and Column Chromotagraphy (CC), whereas Dr. M. Sri Devi and Mrs. C. Nirmala trained the students on identification tests/methods for the phytochemicals.

123 students & 8 faculty members from Department of Biotechnology and pharmaceutical Engineering participated in the Workshop. Mr. N. Jawahar, Assistant Professor and Organizing Secretary of the workshop addressed the report for the day & delivered Vote of Thanks. The faculty and students of Biotechnology Department of the college made elaborate arrangement for the success of the workshop.