Prof Musarat delivers lectures at King Abdul Aziz university

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SRINAGAR: Prof Javed Musarrat, Vice Chancellor Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah delivered lectures at Biological Sciences Department, King Abdul Aziz University, Saudi Arabia.

According to a statement issue here, in first session Prof Musarrat delivered two lectures on nanotechnology to nanotoxicology at different tropic levels.

“Prof Musarrat highlighted the possible risk of toxicity of nano particles to humans and other organism. Aggregation and accumulation of NPs into cell leads to their interaction with biological macromolecules including proteins, nucleic acids and cellular organelles, which eventually induce toxicological effects,” the statement said.

He talked on applications to investigate molecular pathway based on toxicological consequences which has opened new vistas in nanotoxicology research, it said.

In his second lecture, Prof Musarrat laid emphasis on the significance of disruptive technologies and how these technologies are significantly changing the quality of life across the globe. “He stressed upon the need of innovations to achieve the Saudi vision of 2030. He also highlighted the impact of Saudi vision 2030- on the socio-economic development of Saudi Arabia,” the statement said.

He said that Saudi industry has to collaborate, innovate and find new ways of working to make Saudi vision 2030 a success, it added.

Prof Musarrat is distinguished adjunct professor, department of biological sciences, King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.