Mangaluru, Feb 23: The post graduate department of Biochemistry, St Aloysius College organised a two-day national level workshop 'Bioanalysis' on February 21 and 22 and a one-day national conference on 'Recent Advances in Biochemistry' on February 23 on the occasion of decennial year celebration of the department.
The national conference was inaugurated by the chief guest Dr Cletus Dsouza, Emiratus professor, department of Biochemistry, Mysuru University. In his inaugural address he threw light on the evolving trends in biochemistry. The guest of honour, Dr G Muralikrishna, former chief scientist, department of Biochemistry, CSIR-CFTRI, Mysuru laid emphasis on the need for students to take up research in their areas of interest.
Fr Dionaysius Vaz SJ, rector St Aloysius College, Fr Dr Pravin Martis SJ, principal St Aloysius College and Fr Dr Leo Dsouza SJ, director, Laboratory of Applied biology were present.
The workshop and the conference were attended by participants from Goa, Kerala, Bengaluru, Mysuru and Mangaluru.
Convenor of the programme, Dr Lyned Dafny Lasrado welcomed the gathering and introduced the guests. Pallavi compered the programme. Organising secretary, Dr Swarnalatha proposed the vote of thanks.