The Department of Zoology and Community College of BBK DAV College for Women, Amritsar organized a DBT and UGC sponsored Lecture Series on Physiological and Biochemical Concepts in Clinical Diagnostics. Dr. Jatinder Singh, Professor and Head, Department of Molecular Biology and Bio-chemistry, GNDU and Dr. Manpreet Kaur, Assistant Professor, Department of Human Genetics, GNDU were the resource persons for the same.
Dr. Jatinder Singh spoke on ‘Nutritional & Clinical Biochemistry’ while Dr. Manpreet Kaur expressed her views on ‘Immunological Techniques in Clinical Diagnostics’. During the lecture, concepts and functional aspects of various diagnostic kits, viz., kits for diagnosis of dengue, hepatitis, pregnancy detection etc. were discussed and the concepts of Antigen-Antibody interaction ELISA, Agglutination and Immuno-precipitation were also taught to students. The lectures were followed by an interactive session in which queries of students were answered.
Principal Dr. Pushpinder Walia applauded the efforts of the department for organising such fruitful lectures. She added that such hands-on sessions acquaint the students with practical skills. Dr. Monika Bhardwaj, Head, Department of Zoology, along with other faculty members, attended the lecture.