Sozobiome’19 event report for MAPCOM

A total of 328 medical undergraduates from medical institutes of various parts of South India participated in this event. The inauguration ceremony started at 9.15 am with SBV anthem.

Dr.Joshy M Easow, Organizing Chairman and Professor & Head, Department of Microbiology, MGMCRI delivered the welcome address. The Chief Guest, Prof.S. C.Parija, Vice Chancellor, SBV along with Prof.N. Ananthakrishnan, Dean of Faculty, MGMCRI, Dr. Joshy M Easow, Organizing Chairman and Dr. Umadevi S, Organizing Secretary inaugurated the event by lighting the lamp in a traditional manner. Prof.S. C. Parija, Chief Guest delivered the Inaugural address and Prof. N. Ananthakrishnan, Dean of Faculty, MGMCRI offered felicitation. Dr. Umadevi S, Organizing Secretary proposed the vote of thanks.


SoZoBiome’19 dignitaries at inauguration program

Inaugural address by Chief Guest, Prof. S. C. Parija, Vice Chancellor, SBV

Welcome address by Dr. Joshy M Easow, Organizing Chairman, Sozobiome’19

Vote of thanks by Dr. Umadevi S, Organizing Secretary, Sozobiome’19

Quiz Preliminary round

A total of 18 Oral and 13 Posters were presented by participants from various medical institutes. The judges for Oral & Poster presentations were Dr. Latha R, Professor, Microbiology, AVMC, Pondicherry, Dr. T. Mangaiyarkarasi, Professor, Microbiology, SMVMCH, Pondicherry, Dr. Stephen S, Professors, Microbiology, and Dr. Raj Kumar Patel, Professors, Community Medicine, MGMCRI.

The quiz event began with a preliminary round. Out of 99 participating teams, first three top scoring teams were selected directly for the Final Quiz event. Wild Card round was conducted to select the fourth and fifth team for the Final Quiz among the remaining 16 highest scoring teams of the preliminary round.

Final Quiz event with five selected teams took place in the post-lunch session hosted by the Quiz Master, Dr. Pravin Charles MV, Associate Professor, and Dr. Valentina Y, Assistant Professor, Microbiology, MGMCRI. It had six rounds. Out of the five teams, team A, from MGMCRI comprising of Dr. Pratyush R, Mr. Kavinilavan R and Mr. R. VinayakPadmanabhan, was the winner of the quiz event. Team E, from Indira Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, Pondicherry and Team C from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Pondicherry took the second and third place respectively. The first, second and third prize winners of SoZoBiome’19 Oral presentation session were Ms. Bhuvaneswari B from Indira Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, Pondicherry, Mr. Hareesh A from Govt. Sivagangai Medical College and Ms. VijayaJothi from Velammal Medical College Hospital and Research Institute respectively. The first, second and third prize winners of SoZoBiome’19 Poster presentation session were Ms. Shriranjani S from Velammal Medical College Hospital and Research Institute, Ms. Indira R from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Pondicherry and Ms. Gowsika T Velammal Medical College Hospital and Research Institute respectively.

SoZoBiome’19 Final Quiz event

Teams participating in the Final Quiz event

Quiz master conducting SoZoBiome’19 Final Quiz event

Quiz master conducting SoZoBiome’19 Final Quiz event

The Final Quiz was followed by Prize Distribution. Dr. Joshy M Easow, Organizing Chairman andDr. Umadevi S, Organizing Secretary distributed the prizes to the winners. The entire programme was well appreciated by all the participants and the audience.

Dr. Joshy M Easow, Organizing Chairman awarding the Champion team of SoZoBiome’19 Final Quiz event

Dr. Joshy M Easow, Organizing Chairman awarding the first-runners up a team of SoZoBiome’19 Final Quiz event

Dr. Joshy M Easow, Organizing Chairman awarding the second-runners up the team of SoZoBiome’19 Final Quiz event

Dr. Joshy M Easow, Organizing Chairman awarding the winner of SoZoBiome’19 Oral presentation

Dr. Joshy M Easow, Organizing Chairman awarding the winner of SoZoBiome’19 Poster presentation

SoZoBiome’19 organizing team with Quiz Finalists

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