Department of Botany of BBK DAV College for Women organized a DBT-sponsored Guest Lecture on Gemini Viruses. Dr. Sunil Kumar Mukherjee, an eminent scientist and a Senior Consultant in DBT, New Delhi, Government of India, was the resource person for the lecture.
Dr. Mukharjee familiarized the students with Gemini Viruses, their life cycle in the host, control measures, advantages and disadvantages. He focused on an important class of these viruses known as Begomo Viruses.
Principal Dr. Pushpinder Walia appreciated the efforts of the department for organizing an informative lecture. She added that such lectures are very instrumental in imparting hands-on knowledge to the students.
Dr. P.K. Pati, Professor of Biotechnology, Guru Nanak Dev University & Mrs. Rashmi Kalia, Head, Department of Botany, along with other faculty members and students, attended the lecture.