Report of Short Term Training Programme On “Recent Trends in Bio-Nano Technology for Societal Benefits” 20th – 24th November, 2017 Organized by Department of Bio-Technology and Department of Nano-Technology, V. V. P. Engineering College, Rajko
Sponsored by: GUJARAT COUNCIL ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY-GANDHINAGAR
With the objective to bring academicians and experts together to share knowledge and innovative ideas, a Short Term Training Program was organized by Biotechnology and Nanotechnology Engg. Department, V. V. P. Engineering College, Rajkot from 20th November 2017 to 24th November, 2017. The inaugural function was held at Bioinformatics Laboratory at 10.30 am on 20th November, 2017. It was graced by the presence of Honourable, Dr. D. G. Kuberkar, Head of Nano-Science Department, Saurashtra University, Honourable Principal, Dr. Jayesh Deshkar, V. V. P. Engineering College, Prof D. H. Sur and Dr. J. H. Marakana, Head of Biotechnology and Nanotechnlogy Department respectively. The STTP was inaugurated by lightning the lamp and with short speech by respected Principalsir and Dr. Kuberkar.
Project fair -2016
VVP Engineering College , Rajkot organized two days that is 14th and 15th , Aril , 2016 project fair at Syamamukharji Art Gallary , Race Course , Rajkot. In this fair all students of all departments presented their projects which is a step for entrepreneurship that is support by Govt. Of India as MAKE IN INDIA. Students of Biotechnology department made many projects on Hydroponics, vertical farming, Biogas from waste food materials , Model of a Eukaryotic cell and Basic Food Adulteration testing kit.
BIZONE-2106” DEPARTEMENTAL EVENT ON 3rd , APRIL, 2016
Department of Biotechnology, VVPEC , Rajkot organized Departmental event BIOZONE 2016 on 3rd April , 2016. Various completions like Quiz competition , Poster presentation and Paper presentation were organized for students. Certificates to all participants and prizes for first, second and third ranker students were distributed by HoD , Prof. D.H.Sur and faculty members.
Students participating during Quiz Competition
Chairman Shree , Praveen Kaka , Dr. Sachin Parikh (Principal of VVPEC , Rajkot) and Prof. D. H. Sur (Hod , Biotechnology), interacting with Biotechnology students during BIZONE 2016
Prizes and certificates distribution to the students during BIOZONE 2016
5 Days STTP on Role of Informatics in Modern Life Sciences 14th –18th December, 2015
STTP on “Role of Informatics in Modern Life Sciences” was inaugurated at Civil Department Seminar Hall, VVP ENGINNERING COLLEGE at 11.30 am on 14th December, 2015.
Chairmen shree Praveen Kaka , Pricipal Sir Dr. Sachin Parikh , HOD Biotechnology Prof. D.H Sur , HOD Nanotechnology Dr. Jaysukh Marakna and Dr Beena Patel-Sr. General Manager , Abellon Clean Energy , Ahemdababd were present to inaugurate the STTP by lighting the lamp and short speech by Chairmen shree, Princial Sir , HOD biotechnology and Dr. Beena Patel.
Dr Beena Patel from Abellon Clean Energy encouraged participants about clean and green energy. Introduction to bioinformatics and Phylogenetic Analysis was taught by Prof Nutan Prakash.
Dr Shivani Patel delivered lecture on Primer Design. Dr Neepa Pandhi covered the topic “The intersection of Molecular Biology and Information Technology”. Dr Mehul Dave told about some Few interesting applications of Bioinformatics which are very useful in the field on biotechnology research.
Dr. John J. Georrge taught the participants theory Session on Bioinformatics: A sophisticated tool for Biologist followed by Laboratory Session on Bioinformatics. Dr Valentina Umraniya explained the relation of microbiology to bioinformatics.Dr. Pravin Dudhagara taught the participants about Metagenomics and explained its applications by a laboratory session. Participants Feedbacks were taken and Certificates were Distributed by the HoD–Bio-Technology Department and Conveners of STTP -Prof. Dharmesh H. Sur.
Expert lecture series
Prof. J. M. Dave, Former Principal and Dean, Dairy Science College, Agriculture University, Anand. Delivered a lecture on “Probiotics – the upcoming field in biotechnology”.
Dr. Jingnasa Thummar, Lecturer, Virani Science College, Rajkot. Delivered a lecture on “Regulation of Metabolic pathways”.
Dr. Deepak Parmar, Department of Biochemistry, Virani Science, Rajkot. Delivered a lecture on “Basic of Biotechnology”.
Dr. P. Ambalam, Lecturer, Biotechnology Department, Christ College, Rajkot. Delivered a lecture on “Biodegradation of carcinogens”.
Dr. Mehul Dave, Lecturer,Microbiology Department, Virani Science College, Rajkot. Delivered a lecture on “Regulation of transcription”.
Dr. Prabodh Thakar, Asst. Prof.- Dairy Science College, Vallabh Vidyanagar. Delivered a lecture on “Dairy Technology”.
Prof. Trupti Kholiya, Lecturer, Biotechnology Department, , Virani Science College, Rajkot. Delivered a lecture on “Secondary databases”.
Dr. Gira Mankad, Mahila College, Rajkot. Delivered a lecture on “Integration of metabolic pathways”.
Dr. Anand Bhadalkar, Secretary, GSBTM, Gandhinagar. Delivered a lecture on “Biotechnology”.
Mr. John George, Lecturer, Biotechnology Department, Christ College, Rajkot. Delivered a lecture on “Bioinformatics”.
Dr. Kiran Kalia, Lecturer, Bioscience Department, S. P. University, Vallabh Vidyanagar. Delivered a lecture on “Immunology”.
Mr. Kiran Avasia, Medical Biotechnologist Lab, Rajkot. Delivered a lecture on “Medical Microbiology”.
Mr. Somesh Srivastava, Asst. Manager, Cadila Pharmaceuticals, Kadi. Delivered a lecture on “Protein Purification”.
Prof. Raymond J. Wegmann [Noble Prize Nominee], Founder and President of Organization committee of 1st International Congress of Histochemistry and Cytochemistry,Paris. Delivered a lecture on “Waters of Earth”.
Dr. Anand Bhadalkar, Secretary, GSBTM, Gandhinagar. Delievered a lecture on ‘ Enterpreneurship in Biotechnology’
Dr. Mehul Dave, Lecturer, Microbiology Department, Virani Science College, Delievered a lecture on ‘Soft skill – Body Language’.
Department of Biotechnology of this college had organized an industrial tour for the fourth semester B.E. Biotechnology students from 30th March to 1st April 2006.
During the tour they visited the following leading Industries & Research Centres of Gujarat.
National Dairy Development Board – Anand.
Amul Dairy – Anand.
RPG Lifesciences – Ankleshwar.
Enviro Technology Ltd. – Ankleshwar.
Bharuch Enviro Infrastructure Ltd. – Ankleshwar.
Claris Lifesciences Ltd. – Ahmedabad.
Zydus Cadila – Ahmedabad.
Sterling Biotech Pvt. Ltd.-Baroda
SICART Pvt. Ltd.- Vidyanagar
B.T. Savani Kidney Hospital – Rajkot
Biotechnology Department had organized Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp under the aegis of DST-NIMAT Project 2009-10
Biotechnology Engineering Department has organized a seminar on Science and Technology for Modern Society’ sponsored by GUJCOST on 18.1.2014.