Our Secretary and Director Dr C A Vasuki , Treasurer Dr O N Paramasivan and International Research Project Coordinator Dr Arjun Paramasivan visited The Human Genome Engineering Lab at University of Westminster, UK on 2nd June 2021. It was a proud moment to note that our meritorious Alumni Dr Kalpana Surendranath, first batch of BSc Biotechnology (1996-1999) is the Leader of the Genome Engineering Lab at University of Westminster. Her lab focuses on understanding the links between DNA replication stress and cancer. She is an expert in CRISPR/Cas9 technology and has successfully used them in her research projects. Dr C A Vasuki and Dr O N Paramasivan held discussions with the team from University of Westminster to commence a collaborative programme in CRISPR/Cas9 technology and also to have Memorandum of Understanding with the Department of Biotechnology of KASC for Student/ staff exchanges and joint projects. It is also proposed to hold an International Workshop on Gene Editing using CRISPR/Cas9 technology in the second week of February 2022.