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National Workshop

‘Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay for the Determination of Immunological Binders’
sponsored by
M/s. Janaki Scientific Company, Chennai
  • The Department of Biotechnology, SVCE organized “Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay for the Determination of Immunological Binders” Sponsored by M/s. Janaki Scientific Company, Chennai on 2nd March , 2017.
  • Dr. R.B. Naranyanan, Professor & Dean, Department of Biotechnology, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering delivered guest lecture on "ELISA" on 2-3-2017.
  • Prof. M. Sivanandham, Secretary, Sri Venkateswara Educational and Health Trust presided over Valedictory function and delivered guest lecture.

National Workshop

‘Metabonomics- Analytical and Bioanalytical Methods on Development of Biomarkers for Drug Discovery and Safety’
sponsored by
DBT, GOI - New Delhi

  • The Department of Biotechnology, SVCE organized “Metabonomics- Analytical and Bioanalytical Methods on Development of Biomarkers for Drug Discovery and Safety” Sponsored by DBT, Govt of India, New Delhi on 17-18th February , 2017.
  • Dr. K. Rajeshwari, Managing Director, Bioklone Biotech Private Ltd, Chennai delivered guest lecture on Biomarkers in diagnosis and therapy on 17-2-2017.

National Workshop

‘Popular Lectures on Biotechnology’
sponsored by
DBT, GOI - New Delhi

  • The Department of Biotechnology, SVCE organized “Popular Lectures on Biotechnology” Sponsored by DBT, Govt of India, New Delhi on 10th February , 2017.
  • Dr. R. Subramanian, Chief Scientist from CSIR-Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysuru inaugurated and delivered his lecture on ‘Advances in Applications of Membrane Technology in Biotechnology Industries’. 
  • Dr. N. Kumaresan, Scientist – Food Science & Technology from TATA Chemicals Ltd., Pune delivered guest lecture on ‘Recent Advances in Nutraceutical and functional foods’.
  • Prof. M. Sivanandham, Secretary & Professor of Biotechnology, Sri Venkateswara Health and Educational Trust, Chennai delivered guest lecture on ‘Development of Dendritic Cell Vaccines – A Biotechnopreneurship Approach’. 

National Workshop

DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY, GOI and INDIAN COUNCIL OF MEDICAL RESEARCH - New Delhi sponsored National Workshop on ‘Understanding the Molecular Aspects of Microbial Drug Resistance: An Emerging Microbial Threat to Health’

  • The Department of Biotechnology, SVCE conducted National Workshop on “Understanding the Molecular Aspects of Microbial Drug Resistance: An Emerging Microbial Threat to Health” Sponsored by DBT & ICMR, Govt of India, New Delhi on 5th-9th December, 2016.
  • Dr. T. Thangaradjou, Scientist E, Science & Engineering Research Board(SERB), DST, New Delhi delivered guest lecture on “SERB and Multiple Drug Resistance (MDR) research in the world” on 5-12-2016.
  • Dr. Luke E. Hannah, Scientist D, The National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (NIRT), ICMR, Chennai – 600 031 delivered guest lecture on “Drug resistance on HIV” on 7-12-2016.
  • Dr.K.Lily Therese, Senior Professor & HOD, L &T Microbiology Research Centre, KNBIRVO Building  41, College Road, Chennai - 600 006 delivered guest lecture on “Molecular mechanism of Drug Resistance” on 8-12-2016.

National Workshop

DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY, GOI and INDIAN COUNCIL OF MEDICAL RESEARCH - New Delhi sponsored National Workshop on ‘Contemporary Research in Genetic Engineering’
  • The Department of Biotechnology, SVCE conducted National Workshop on ‘Contemporary Research in Genetic Engineering’ sponsored by DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY, GOI and INDIAN COUNCIL OF MEDICAL RESEARCH- New Delhi on 9th &10th September,2016.
  • Dr. S. Meenakshisundaram, Director- Centre for Food Technology, Professor, Centre for Biotechnology, Anna University, Adyar, Chennai delivered guest lecture on “Cloning and expression of Pichia pastoris” on 9-9-2016.
  • Dr.N Ayyadurai Senior Scientist Department of Bio-Technology CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute Adyar, Chennai delivered guest lecture on “Optimizing the plasmid system for overexpression of recombinant protein” on 9-9-2016.
  • Dr. S. Ashok Kumar Assistant Professor, Centre for Biotechnology, Anna University Adyar, Chennai delivered guest lecture on “Evolution of Genetic Engineering: A boon to applied technology” on 9-9-2016.

Students Biotech Forum Inauguration

  • Students Biotech Forum was inaugurated by Dr. C.D. Anuradha, HoD, Department of Biotechnology, Director i/c, Centre for Biotechnology, Anna University, Chennai on 1st August, 2016. The forum was inaugurated by lighting the lamp by the Chief guest.
  • The Office bearers of this Students Biotech Forum (2016)  are

    President: Ms. Pooja Smruthi K, IV yr B.Tech Biotech
    General Secretary: Ms.Azhagammal S, III yr B.Tech Biotech
    Treasurer: Ms.Sivapriya K, III yr B.Tech Biotech
    Joint Secretary: Ms. Sai Harshini II yr B.Tech Biotech
    Executive Member: Ms. Lavanya II yr B.Tech Biotech
    Student Adviser: Ms. Shubhashini A, II Year M.Tech Biotech

National Workshop

Department of Biotechnology, SVCE in association with Brainwave Biotech (P) Ltd, Chennai organized National Level one week Short Term Training Programme on ‘Recombinant Protein Production & Purification’

  • The Department of Biotechnology in association with Brainwave Biotech (P) Ltd conducted National National Level one week Short Term Training Programme on ‘Recombinant Protein Production & Purification’ during 20th -24th June,2016.

National Workshop

DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY, GOI and COGNIZANT, Chennai sponsored National Workshop on ‘Food Safety and Quality Control’

  • The Department of Biotechnology in association with Brainwave Biotech (P) Ltd conducted National Workshop on ‘Food Safety and Quality Control’ sponsored by DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY, GOI and COGNIZANT, Chennai on 11th &12th April,2016.

 

    National Conference

    Conference on Applications of Modern Biotechnology

  • Department of Biotechnology of Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering (SVCE) organized "National Conference on Applications of Modern Biotechnology” during 4th & 5th Feburary 2016.
  • Dr. Siva Ramamoorthy, Professor, SBST, VIT, Vellore, delivered guest lecture on “Phytocolourants” on 4-2-2016.
  • Prof. P. Kaliraj, Emeritus Professor of CBT, Anna University, Chennai, delivered guest lecture on “Translational Research” on 4-2-2016.
  • Dr. Michael Cave, Malvern Instruments, Navi Mumbai, delivered guest lecture on “Opportunities for Biotechnologists” on 5-2-2016.
  • Mrs. Harshita Gupta, CEO, Morulaa, Chennai, delivered guest lecture on “Bioentrepreneurship” on 5-2-2016.
  • Dr. Sadasivam Pillai, Deputy Managing Director, Frontier Lifeline, Chennai, delivered guest lecture on “Research in Medical Biotechnology – A statistical Data” on 5-2-2016.

National Workshop

 

Summer workshop on Imaging Techniques In Confocal and Fluorescence Microscope

  • Department of Biotechnology of Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering (SVCE) and VClinBio, SRU organized " Summer workshop on Imaging Techniques In Confocal and Fluorescence Microscope” during 5th May to 9th May 2015.

National Workshop

National Workshop on Current Research in Molecular Toxicology

  • Department of Biotechnology of Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering (SVCE) organized "National Workshop on Current Research in Molecular Toxicology” sponsored by Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, New Delhi during 20th & 21st Feburary 2015. Dr.S.Prabhu, S.Pandiprabha and D.Suresh kumar coordinated the workshop.
  • .Dr. A.Gnanamani, Senior Prinicipal Scientist & Head, Department of Microbiology, Central Leather Research Institute, Chennai presided over the Inaugural function and delivered guest lecture on "Exploring the pro-oxidant and anti-oxidant effects of phenolics used in industries - an approach under in vitro and in vivo conditions" on 20/2/2015.
  • Dr.G.K.SuraishKumar,Professor, Department of Biotechnology, IIT Madras delivered guest lecture on “Cytotoxicity of reactive species” on 21-2-2015.
  • Dr.Rama Shanker Varma, Professor, Department of Biotechnology, IIT Madras delivered guest lecture on “ Immunotoxin new approach for targeted cancer” on 21-02-2015.
  • Dr. Niranjali Devarraj, Professor and Head, Department of Biochemistry, University of Madras, delivered a guest lecture about Molecular Toxicology on 21-02-2105.

OMICS -2015

  • Dr. Appu Rathinavelu, PhD, Fulbright Scholar and Executive Director, NSU’s Rumbaugh-Goodwin Institute for Cancer Research, Nova South Eastern University , Florida, USA delivered guest lecture on “Translating Bench Research to Medicine” on 4-9-2015.

Department of Biotechnology sponsored Short-Term Training Course on
“‘Techniques for Bioprocess & Downstream Process Engineering and Tools for Systems Metabolic Engineering”

  • Department of Biotechnology of Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering (SVCE) is organizing the Short-Term Training Course on ‘Techniques for Bioprocess & Downstream Process Engineering and Tools for Systems Metabolic Engineering” sponsored by Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, New Delhi during 1st-19th December 2014.

National level Workshop on
“Recent Trends in Comuter Aided Drug Design”

  • Department of Biotechnology conducted National level Workshop onRecent Trends in Comuter Aided Drug Design during 26th - 27th September 2014. Dr.P. Venkatesan,  Scientist E/ Deputy Director & Head, Department of Statistics, National Institute of Research in Tuberculosis Indian Council of Medical research (Dept. of Health Research, Govt. of India) Chennai presided over the inauguaral function.Prof. S. Krishnan, Dean - Academics, SVCE. presided over the Valedictory function.

DBT & ICMR, Govt of India, New Delhi sponsored National level Workshop on
ISOLATION, CULTURE AND DIFFERENTIATION OF STEM CELLS

  • Department of Biotechnology conducted National level Workshop onIsolation, Culture and Differentiation of Stem Cells Sponsored by DBT & ICMR, Govt of India, New Delhi during 20th -21st March 2014. Dr. Rama Shankar Verma, Professor, Department of Biotechnology, IIT – Madras, Chennai presided over the inauguaral function.

National Council for Science & Technology Communication (NCSTC), DST, New Delhi sponsored
“ CLIMATE CHANGE & BIODIVERSITY: AWARENESS WORKSHOP FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN”

  • Department of Biotechnology in association with conducted Climate Change & Biodiversity: Awareness Workshop for School Children Sponsored by National Council for Science & Technology Communication (NCSTC), DST, New Delhi during 24th -28th February 2014. Prof. M. Sivanandham, Principal, SVCE presided over the inauguaral function.

 

National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), DST, New Delhi sponsored
“ FACULTY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME ON “ENTREPRENEURSHIP”

  • Departemnt of Biotechnology conducted Faculty Development Programme on “ENTREPRENEURSHIP” Sponsored by National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board (NSTEDB), DST, New Delhi during 2nd-14th December 2013

WIPRO GE Healthcare  Private Limited sponsored
“National level technical Workshop on Pilot Scale Mammalian cell culture using Wave Bioreactor ”- 2013

  • The Department of Biotechnology conducted WIPRO GE Healthcare Private Limited sponsored “National level technical Workshop on Pilot Scale Mammalian cell culture using Wave Bioreactor” on 12th November, 2013 at SVCE.

 

  • The Department of Biotechnology conducted CSIR sponsored “National Workshop on Emerging Trends in Molecular & Recombinant DNA Technology” during 20th -21st September, 2013 at SVCE.

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Omics 2013

  • A national level technical symposium "Omics'13" was organized by Department of Biotechnology, SVCE on 22nd August, 2013. Dr. Guhan Jayaraman, Professor, Department of Biotechnology, IIT – Madras, Chennai presided over the inauguaral function. Dr. R. Ramachandran, Dean - Research,SVCE. presided over the Valedictory function.

National Workshop on "Phytoproducts For Human Health And Environmental Sustainability”


  • The Department of Biotechnology conducted a workshop on "Phytoproducts For Human Health And Environmental Sustainability” at SVCE on Febraury 27 & 28, 2013.

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    National Workshop 2012


    The Department of Biotechnology conducted a workshop on "Modern Biotechnological Approaches for Food Processing” at SVCE on September 13 & 14, 2012.

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    Omics 2012

    A national level technical symposium "Omics'12" was organized by Department of Biotechnology, SVCE on 29th August, 2012. Dr. K. Kumanan, Director of Research, Professor& Head, Department of Animal Biotechnology, Madras Veterinary College, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University, Chennai presided over the inauguaral function. Dr. S. Mohamed Ali, Dean - Research, Rajalakshmi Engineering College, Chennai. presided over the Valedictory function.

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    Guest Lecture 2013

    • Mr. S. Muthuswamy, Managing Director, M/s. Scigenics (India) Pvt. Ltd delivered Guest lecture on “Importance and the scope of being an Entrepreneur” on 2nd December, 2013.
    • Dr. E. Bhaskaran Deputy Director, EDI Chennai delivered Guest lecture on “Concept of Entrepreneurship and its role in Economic Development and the Charms of Becoming an Entrepreneur” on 3rd December, 2013.
    • Dr. N. Barathi CEO, M/s. Growmore Bio-tech Ltd. delivered guest lecture on “Interface with successful Entrepreneur & success stories and on Entrepreneurial Motivation” on 4th December, 2013.
    • Mr. Ashwin Desikan Founder and CTO M/s. Aasan Software delivered guest lecture on “Profile of an Entrepreneur” on 5th December, 2013.
    • Prof. A. Manoharan, Programme Director, I.N.D.I.A. Trust delivered guest lecture on “Role of Supporting  Agencies- DIC, SIDC” on 6th December, 2013.
    • Mr. Sivakumar Entrepreneur delivered guest lecture on “Agencies involved in promoting & assisting SSI” on 6th December, 2013.
    • Mr.Chellapalam, Chief Manager, Indian Bank delivered guest lecture on “Role of Financial Institutions Banks / SFC” on 6th December, 2013.
    • Mr. Sundararaman, Director, Talent Factory delivered guest lecture on “Scanning of Business Environment and the Tools and Techniques for market survey” On 9th December, 2013.
    • Dr. T. N. Shanmugam, Dean, Centre for IPR, Anna University delivered guest lecture on “IPR and Patents” on 10th December, 2013.
    • Mr. T. Arul Managing, Director, M/s. Vasantham  Residentials delivered guest lecture  on “Wellness for sustainable Entrepreneurial career” on 11th December, 2013.
    • Dr. M. Ramani Senior Visiting Professor, Anna University delivered guest lecture  on “Marketing Management and its Importance for small business” on 11th December, 2013.
    • Dr. K. Rajeswari/Bioklone delivered guest lecture on “Managerial Aspects of Small Business and on the Interface with successful Entrepreneur & success stories” on 12th December, 2013.
    • Mr. Vineet Neeraj delivered guest lecture on “Challenges and  competency of successful Entrepreneur” on 13th December, 2013.
    • Dr. Guhan Jayaraman, Professor, Department of Biotechnology, IIT Madras, Chennai, delivered a speech on “Cellular Engineering for Enhancing Bioprocess Productivity” on 22nd August 2013.
    • Dr. Krishna Kumar Sugumaran, Post Doctoral Research Fellow, College of agricultural and Life Science, Gyeongsang National University, South Korea, delivered a lecture on “Molecular Biology Techniques and its Applications on Salt Tolerance” on 21st August, 2013.
    • Dr. R. Puvana Krishnan, Emeritus Scientist, Department of Biotechnology, Central Leather Research Institute, Adyar, Chennai, delivered a lecture on "Microbial Enzyme Technology and Drug Development” on 26th July, 2013.
    • Dr.Micheal Tittus senior lecturer deputy head of school / school of Engineering University of Boras delivered Guest lecture on "Higher Education Opportunity in University of Boras, Sweden" on 19th March 2013
    • Dr.N.Bharathi, Director, Growmore Biotech Ltd, Hosur delivered guest lecture on ''Beema Bamboo as carbon silk for environmental sustainabiity and positive impact on Human Health" on 27th Febraury, 2013.
    • Prof..Mukesh Doble, Head, Department of Biotechnology, IIT Madras delivered guest lecture on ''Synergy between antibiotics and phytochemicals towards infectious diseases" on 27th Febraury, 2013.
    • Dr. P.T. Kalaichelvan, Professor, CAS in Botany, University of Madras, Guindy delivered a lecture on "Antiviral Drugs for 21st Century"on 27th Febraury 2013.
    • Dr. Akila. Kalaichelvan, Director, Sculpture Institute of India delivered a lecture on "Can we fight cancer with Phytomedicine in this Biomolecular Era"on 28th Febraury 2013.
    • Dr. Niranjali Devaraj, Professor and Head, Department of Biochemistry, University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai delivered guest lecture on “MOLECULAR BANDAGE FOR GENETIC DISORDERS” in Biotechnology Department Conference Hall on Feburary 6th, 2013. Faculty Members and students attended the lecture.
    • Mr. Ambhighainath Ganesan, AHA predoctoral fellow from Johns Hopkins University, USA delivered a guest lecture titled "Interface of ERK Activity with Calcium Oscillations in Beta Cells" on 21.01.2013. Students and faculty members of the Biotech Department attended the lecture.
    • Dr. K. Anbarasu, AAVIN delivered lecture on Energy Recovery from Dairy Waste with reference to diary waste utilization on 14th September, 2012.
    • Prof. T.V. Ranganathan of Karunya University delivered lecture on History of food enzymes and its role in various food applications such as breweries, biscuits, fruit juice, etc on 14th September, 2012.
    • Dr. G. Vijayalakshmi, Senior Principal Scientist and Coordinator, HRD, Central Food Technological Research Institute, CSIR delivered lecture on Processing of Food for Gut Health, probiotics, prebiotics and functional foods on 13th of September, 2012.
    • Mr. T. Ramachandran, Mushroom Consultant delivered lecture on Mushroom Production and Handling on 13th September, 2012.
    • Dr. A. Mangala Gowri, M.V.Sc.,Ph.D., Associate Professor, Dept. of Animal Biotechnology, Madras veterinary College, Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS), Chennai-7 delivered a guest lecture on "Stem Cells and their potential uses" on 30th July 2012 in the conference hall of Dept. of Biotechnology.

    Santhosh Gummidipundi, San Jose State University, US delivered a guest lecture on “Higher Education” on 6th July 2012 in the conference hall of Dept. of Biotechnology. During his talk he elaborated on the opportunities for higher studies in US universities and the application procedure.

     

    National Conference 2012


    The Department of Biotechnology conducted a National Conference On “Emerging Trends in Environmental Biotechnology” at SVCE on 28th February 2012.

     

    Students Biotech Forum

    Students Biotech Forum was inaugurated by Dr. V. D. Ramanathan, Scientist G, Deputy director, National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis, Chennai
    on 1st August, 2012.

    Guest lecture

    • Dr. K.Rajeshwari, BIOKLONE Technologies, Chennai delivered a guest lecture on “Building a business:Path of a Technopreneur” on 12th November, 2013.
    • Dr. Bob Kennady Dass, Application Specialist, WIPRO GE Healthcare Private Limited, Chennai delivered a guest lecture on “Studying differential protein expression using 2D DIGE - A global expression analysis technique” on 12th November, 2013.
    • Mr. S.Mahesh, BioProcess Specialist UpStream Technology, WIPRO GE Healthcare Private Limited, Chennai delivered a guest lecture on “Wave Technology” on 12th November, 2013.
    • Mr. Dinesh Kumaran, Downstream process Specialist, WIPRO GE Healthcare Private Limited, Chennai delivered a guest lecture on “Techniques in chromatography & Protein Purification” on 12th November, 2013.
    • Dr.K.Umamaheswari, Head in-charge, Department of Biotechnology, University of Madras, Chennai delivered a guest lecture on ‘Molecular Diagnosis of Medically Important Fungi’ on 20th September 2013
    • Dr.S.Umesh Kumar, Senior Principal Scientist, Department of Food Microbiology, Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI), Mysore delivered a guest lecture on "Research Target for Gut Health Neutraceuticals" on 20th September 2013
    • Dr. S. Kumar, Head, Genetic Engineering, Tex Biosciences, Thiruvallur delivered a guest lecture on "DNA fingerprinting" on 21st September 2013
    • Dr. A. Gnanamani, Senior Scientist & Head, Department of Microbiology, Central Leather Research Institute (CLRI), Chennai delivered a guest lecture on "Bacterial Remediation of A Xenobiotic in Aqueous Media" on 21st September 2013.

    Prof. Arunachalam Dharmarajan visited Department of Biotechnology, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Pennalur, Sriperumbudur to interact with Faculty members and M.Tech students of the department, motivating them for doing PhD and PDF in Curtin University, Australia on 20th June 2012 at 11.00am.
    Prof.Arunachalam delivered an excellent talk on “Secreted Frizzled related protein an angiogenesis inhibitor” in prevention of cancer. He interacted with faculty members and students by providing lots of information on sPRF protein, its expression, effector pathway and different assay methods to detect the protein.
    Prof.Dharmarajan also gave a brief introduction about the Curtin University and facilities available in the University for students and faculty exchange programme for research with sponsorship.
    The programme was organized by Dr.Muralidharan the placement officer SVCE. The guest lecture was coordinated by Prof.M.Sivanandham, Principal and Prof.Sulochana Somasundaram Head of the Department of Biotechnology, SVCE. The meeting was honored by Dr.R.Ramachandran, Director of Research and Prof.A.Venkatesan Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering.

    Dr.Chitra Devi Palani, Dept of Hematology and Oncology, Friedrich - Schiller University, Jena, Germany delivered a lecture on “Modulation of Apoptosis and Signalling in Cancer Cells after Treatment with Epigenetic Modulators” on 16th April 2012 at Biotechnology Conference Hall, Department of Biotechnology, Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperumbudur- 602105.


    Dr.Rajan Ravichandran, Chairman, Sapiens Health Foundation, delievered lecture on “Awareness on the prevention of kidney diseases” in the Biotechnology Department Conference hall on 30th Mar 2012. To rule out Kidney Disoreders and to create awareness, he conducted a survey among students of SVCE. This work was co-ordinated by Prof M. Sivanandham, HOD, Department of Biotechnology, SVCE. More than 1800 sudents were tested and the results were abalysed. This was appreciated by honouring the staff and student volunteers.

     

     

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