KCW Biotech Conducted Workshop and Poster Making Competition

The Department of Biotechnology, Khalsa College for Women, civil lines Ludhiana organized an event on, “Emerging trends in Science and Technology” on 04th October, 2023 in which a workshop was conducted for science students on the theme ‘‘Research techniques used in the field of Microbiology, Molecular Biology and Bioinformatics’. 14 students from different schools viz. R.S Model Sr. Sec. School, Nankana Sahib Public School, D.A.V Public School, G.G.N. Public School and S.S.R. School for meritorious students, Ludhiana gained insight into research techniques i.e. isolation and screening of microbes, testing of personal hygiene, DNA isolation from bacterial culture, gel electrophoresis, introduction to various biological databases, protein sequence and structure analysis. Simultaneously a poster making competition was organised on various sub themes: Man’s Mission to moon: A step towards exploring life beyond planet, Green Technologies for cleaner environment, Artificial Intelligence in Health Science, Role of Biotechnology in welfare of Mankind, Stem Cell and regenerative Medicine, Role of Biotechnology in India’s fight against the COVID-19 Pandemicin which 15 students from schools and 13 students of B.Sc (Hons.) Biotechnology presented their ideas on above mentioned themes. Judgement was done by Ms. Sheetal Rana, Principal patent research analyst Signicent Information Solutions, Mohali. All the participants were awarded certificates and trophies were given to the winners. Overall the event fulfilled its aim of generating awareness on contribution of science and technology for the welfare of mankind and environment. The college management and Principal appreciated the tireless efforts of the department and motivated them for future endeavours.