Holycross College Nagercoil
Zoology-Life Sciences and Societal Development
The Department of Zoology organized two days National Conference on, “Life Sciences and Societal Development” on 1st & 2nd March 2019. The programmed was inaugurated and felicitated by the Principal, Dr. Sr. M.R. Basil Rose, followed by the Keynote address delivered by Dr. A. Palavesam, Professor and Head, Department of Animal Sciences, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University. The Plenary sessions were handled by the special invitees, and the topics were as follows: Plenary Session I: Fishery Biotechnology & Societal development - Dr. G. Anilkumar, Professor, School of Biosciences & Technology, VIT, Vellore. Plenary Session II: Natural resources & Societal Development – Dr. V. Salom Gnana Thanga, Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram. Plenary Session III: Radiation and Environment – Dr. Godwin Wesley, Professor Emeritus, department of Zoology, Scott Christian College, Nagercoil-1. Plenary Session IV: Innovative approaches in life sciences for sustainable development – Dr. K.P. Srinivasakumar, Clinical Research Consultant and Academic Advisor, INBIOTICS, Thiruvananthapuram. After each Plenary Session, the students and scholars presented their research findings through Poster and Oral presentation. The proceeding with a total of 51 abstracts was released. Nearly 157 participants were benefitted. During valedictory function, Certificates and awards for issued for best paper presentation and best paper award for UG, PG students and M. Phil and Research Scholars. The two days National conference ended up with the National Anthem.