The PG and Research Department of Biotechnology, Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore and BECon Fest, IIT Delhi jointly organized National Level Competition for Agriculture Science Students at the college premises from 29.09.2018 to 30.09.2018. Dr. V. Bhuvaneshwari Assistant Professor & Head, Department of Biotechnology, Convenor of this event KASC welcomed the gathering. Dr. R. Amsaveni, Assistant Professor in Biotechnology, Coordinator of this event highlighted the theme of this competition.
The lecture on “Computational drug discovery and Development” was given by Dr. C. N. Prashantha, Founder CEO and Managing Director, Scientific Bio-minds, Bangalore, Karnataka. Further hands on training and the competition on Bioinformatics were conducted by Dr. C. N. Prashantha. About 31 students from Kongunadu Arts and Science College, Coimbatore and other colleges participated in this event. The top five students from Kongunadu Arts and Science College Biotechnology department won the prize at the end of this training cum competition. The selected students will be sent to IIT campus Delhi for second round of selection. The selected students after second round will have an opportunity to have free training and execution of their innovate ideas as research projects in IIT, Delhi. The participants received certificates and prizes. Vote of thanks was proposed byDr. G. Anbarasi, Assistant Professor in Biotechnology. Dr. V. Bhuvaneshwari, Dr. R. Amsaveni and Dr. R. Ranjith kumar has organized this event.