Recent Activities

                                                                                    Department Activities-2014

  • On 04 Sep 2014 ‘BionestScience Association was inaugurated by Mr. Syed Samiullah Head, Professional Systems and counseled the students for their career development.
  • As a part of the extension activity, B.Sc Advanced Zoology and Biotechnology had a trip to a single teacher school at Porunthavakkam, Tirunilai and Oragadam in Kanchipuram district on 07-09-2014.
  • The motto of this trip is to trigger the students towards the art of service to the society and encourage them by kindling their interest in higher education.
  • Students are exposed to stories of freedom fighters and fascinating moral tales to be patriotic. Various activities were conducted to motivate them in curricular and co-curricular activities. Single teacher school students thriving to explore their talents.
  • Our students narrated a real life incident of Mahatma Gandhi as a moral story for the School children. We distributed buckets, pens drawing kits and Notebooks to the children and emergency lamps for the school as a token of enhancing their exertion for academics. Refreshment items like biscuits, chocolates, etc. were distributed.
  • Our students participated and brought laurels to the college by winning the intercollegiate fest on 09.09.2014 held at Stella Maris College.
  • On 07.08.2014 as part of EVS a field trip was arranged to Kovalam to gain knowledge about Biodiversity of Rocky Shore Fauna.
  • On 23.09.2014 Internal Academic Audit was conducted at 10.00 a.m. by a expert committee  consists of  Dr.L.Veerakumari, Associate Professor and Head PG and Research Department  (Non-Autonomous), Dr.D.Sudarsanam,  Professor  & Program Coordinator ,  DST-FIST- Bioinformatics & Principal Investigator School of genomics, Dept. of Advanced Zoology , Medical Lab Technology & Bio- Medical Instrumentation Science, Loyola College (Autonomous) and Dr. C.Rose, Chief Scientist & Chairman, Biology Cluster, CSIR- CLRI, Adyar. (Research Organization). The faculty of the department has applied a Major Research Project for the UGC- XII Plan 2014.
  • The students of AZBT participated in TECHMED QUEST on October 12th  “A State level Talent Search for Life Science Award”  conducted by TechMed Healthcare.
  • Our students also successfully took part in the “Intercollegiate – Interdepartmental Zoo fest” conducted at Ethiraj College for Women on 20th November 2014.
  • As part of extension activity the LIONS clubs (Chennai Albert Einstein, Chennai Darwin and Chennai Topaz) organized sports and cultural activities to encourage the school children in Chennai School at Puliyur.
  • Four students from III AZBT attended an “Internship Program on Bio-Informatics” conducted by Sri Ramachandra University from 26- 28th November 2014.
  • The department has organized an ‘ALUMNI MEET’ on November 28th 2014 had reminiscence, feedback and unforgettable memories from stakeholders.
  • Dr.R.Maheswari and K.Padmavathy  faculty of our department attented the Refresher Course  in  “Life Sciences” conducted by Academic Staff College, University of Madras in Nov-Dec 2014 was about  “Advances in Biosciences and Drug Discovery”. Eminent resourse persons from various fields gave lectures on the  topics of drug designing and drug delivery.Other topics includes Cancer therapy, Vaccinology, Applications of  Nanotechnology in drug designing, Apoptosis and Ageing,Medicinal plants in Drug preparation etc.,All the topics were very much informative and very useful for our curriculum and to motivate the students to excel well in their examination