Webinar report Biochemistry and Crop Physiology

Webinar report Biochemistry and Crop Physiology



With the approval of Centurion University of Technology and Management (CUTM), Management and their constant encouragement, one day WEBINAR was conducted on 06-07-2021 and 07-07-2021 by the Department of Biochemistry and Plant Physiology from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM in order to enrich knowledge of our faculty and students on “Genomics and its Applications”

Keynote Address

About the first speaker: Dr. Ajay Chaudhary, Field Application Scientist-India. As a Field Application Scientist, He has involved in the pre and post-sales technical support activities in Asia-Pacific Region. His job scope involves NIPT-training distribution, channel partners, and customers such as in India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Dubai, Malaysia, Vietnam, etc.; on DNB-based NGS technology such as NIFTY test, Thalassemia (ThalSeq), PMseq, Hereditary Cancer Biomarkers, and many more

About the Topic: Dr. Ajay Chaudhary has delivered the lecture on Next Generation Sequencing Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing (NGS-NIPT) July 6th 2021, Tuesday, 10:00 -11:30 am

About the second speaker: Dr. Rahul Kumar completed his bachelor’s degree in Botany (Hons.) from Botany Department, Zakir Husain Delhi College, University of Delhi. After completing his masters degree from the Department of Botany, the University of Delhi in 2005, he joined the group of Prof. Akhilesh K. Tyagi and Dr. Arun K. Sharma, in the Department of Plant Molecular Biology, University of Delhi South Campus, to pursue his doctoral research.  During his Ph.D, he contributed towards the completion of the sequencing of a part of chromosome 5 of tomato and genetic manipulation of tomato for altered fruit ripening.

Description about second thematic area: Second speaker Dr. Rahul Kumar delivered his talk on genomics and its application in plant research on 7th July 2021 at 10.00-11.30am


Program: For this Webinar, registration link using Zoom ID and password was created. The link was circulated among students and faculties of Agriculture. More than 400 participants registered for the webinar and 51 participants attended for the webinar both Teaching Faculty Members and Students have participated.