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Amritsar-Department of Sciences, Khalsa College for Women, Amritsar organized an International seminar on, ‘Environmental Toxicology- A Major Concern’ on twenty fifth January, 2024. Prof. (Dr.) Satwinderjeet Kaur, Department of Botanical & Environmental Sciences, Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU), Amritsar stated the dwindling state of the surroundings have been attributable to anthropogenic actions within the current period. She harassed on numerous eco-friendly approaches by which we will fight the local weather change. The keynote speaker for the inaugural session was Prof. (Dr.) Pooja Chadha, Department of Zoology, GNDU. Dr. Chadha, specializing within the subject of genotoxicity gave a really partaking discuss on the theme of the seminar highlighting the case research internationally the place the dangerous results of assorted chemical and organic toxicants has led to a decline within the species abundance. The seminar additionally included invited audio system from overseas, with the primary session chaired by Dr. Sailesh Rao, a Ph.D. pupil from Stanford University, California and likewise a founder and government Director of Climate Healers, a U.S. primarily based non-profit group, stated Principal Dr. Surinder Kaur who welcomed the visitors earlier.

Dr. Rao emphasised on the importance of adopting veganism to finish animal cruelty and save the planet by decreasing carbon emissions. We additionally had Dr. Richa Agarwala, senior scientist on the National Centre for Biotechnology Information on the National Institute of Health, who led the discuss on how she and her group are engaged in resolving the outbreaks of foodborne ailments by fast identification of pathogens. This was adopted by a chat from Dr. Hema Kaur Sidhu, proprietor and founding father of Telesleep Services, Maryland, U.S. Dr. Sidhu talked concerning the significance of sound sleep high quality and the assorted methods during which it will get hampered owing to the pollution current within the air together with noise and chemical air pollution.

The inaugural session was adopted by two technical classes, one for oral and the opposite for poster displays which was chaired by Prof. (Dr.) Manpreet Singh Bhatti, Department of Botanical & Environmental Sciences, GNDU and Prof. (Dr.) Arvinder Kaur, Department of Zoology, GNDU, respectively. They have been joined by Dr. Kapila Mahajan from DAV College, Jalandhar and Dr. Sukhnandan Kaur from Hindu College, Amritsar because the useful resource individuals for oral and poster classes, respectively. Both the technical classes witnessed an enormous participation from each lecturers and college students throughout numerous streams presenting their analysis work and was attended by college students and a number of other analysis students working in several departments. This was adopted by valedictory session which was presided on by Prof. (Dr.) Avinash Kaur Nagpal, Department of Botanical & Environmental Sciences, GNDU, Prof. (Dr.) Renu Bhardwaj, Director Research, GNDU and Prof. (Dr.) Pratap Kumar Pati, Head, Department of Biotechnology, GNDU. Participants have been conferred with the certificates to spice up their morale and awards for the very best oral and poster presentation got to college students. The seminar convener Dr. Manbir Kaur delivered a vote of because of the audio system.

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