Srinagar: Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology of Kashmir is organising a six-day international symposium cum workshop on ‘Biotechnological Interventions in Animal Production & Therapeutics’ (BIAPT-2023) from Monday, May 22, 2023 at Shalimar and FVSC Shuhama campuses.
Aimed at improving and bringing excellence in the research ecosystem by roping in the best international and national experts in the field, the symposium is being organised by the university’s Division of Animal Biotechnology, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences and Animal Husbandry under the sponsorship of the World Bank-funded National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP) for institutional development of SKUAST-K in collaboration with ICAR and other national research organisations.
The event is expected to host research professionals from various national and international organisations for six days here at Srinagar. Some of the leading national and international scientists who have confirmed their participation for conducting the sessions include Dr Goetz Laible from New Zealand, Dr Eveline Ibeagha-Awemu from Canada, Dr Raees Andrabi from USA, Dr Ashok Kumar from IIT Kanpur, Dr Sujata Mohanty from AIIMS Delhi, Dr Varsha Potdar from NIV, Dr PC Shekhar from CCMB Hyderabad, Dr Everette Nelson from VIT, and Dr Neetu Singh from IIT Delhi.
The BIAPT-2023 workshop is open for early career researchers, post-doctoral fellows, and research scholars in medical and veterinary sciences nationwide. The workshop will focus on basic concepts and practical aspects of vaccine production for infectious diseases, genome editing techniques in animal production and other aspects of modern therapeutics. The workshop will provide an opportunity to understand the role of biotechnological interventions for sustainable livestock development through enhanced nutritional security for economic prosperity.
Candidates interested in participation can register via the SKUAST-K website with the available link https://skuastkashmir.co.in/frmPDF.aspx?FN=BIAPT-2023.pdf. To review the preparations a special meeting was held today at the Shuhama campus by Dean FVSc Prof Mohammad Tufail Banday.