Department of Biotechnology of BBK DAV College for Women, Amritsar organized a DBT sponsored guest lecture on RNA Interference (iRNA). Dr. Sunil Mukherjee, a senior consultant in DBT and an eminent scientist at ICGEB, New Delhi, was the resource person for the lecture.
While interacting with the students Dr. Mukherjee gave an overview of iRNA and explained its role in other flowers which have commercial value and are used for ornamental purpose. He also elucidated the role of DICER Proteins, DROSHA & RISC Complex.
Principal Dr. Pushpinder Walia congratulated the department on 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.