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Microbes in Space: Challenges and Solutions for Omics in Space

Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth to inaugurate its flagship Eminent Speaker Dialogue series with an expert from NASA Jet Propulsion Lab

MGM Advanced Research Institute of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth (Deemed to be University), Pondicherry will inaugurate the prestigious scientific dialogue series on October 18, 2022. It will be graced by eminent scientific experts across India and abroad who will share their experiences in scientific advancements and the way forward.

The inaugural address of the series will be delivered by Dr. Kasthuri Venkateswaran, Senior Research Scientist, NASA Jet Propulsion Lab, USA on October 18, 2022. As planned, Dr. Venkateswaran will share his experiences on the impact of microbes and microbial life in space and the use of omics technologies to study them.

The event will be held in hybrid mode and open to all. Specifically, it will benefit academicians, scientists, clinicians, researchers and students who work in biology, medicine and cross-sectoral issues.

“MGM Advanced Research Institute is in a constant endeavor to bring eminent subject matter experts and inform newer developments in science and technology through the dialogue series. We will also forge deeper collaboration across reputed national and international institutions for research excellence. We are extremely hopeful that the event will get wider outreach for benefit of science and society” said Dr. S.R.Rao, Vice President, Research, Innovation, and Development of Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth.

Speaker:  Dr. Kasthuri Venkateswaran
                  Senior Research Scientist,
                  NASA Jet Propulsion Lab, USA
Venue: A1 Conference Hall, MGMCRI Hospital Block, Sri Balaji Vidyapeeth
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Meeting ID: 725 021 8137   Passcode: sbvu