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,
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.