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A seminar on the topic “SCOPE OF MICROBIOLOGY IN FUTURE” was organized by the Department of of Pharmaceutics, on 16th June 2023 by 10.00 am. It was organized by the Department of Pharmaceutics. DR. K. JAYALAKSHMI, RESEARCH SCIENTIST, LUMINOL BIO PHARMA, Chennai, was the guest speaker of the day. The Seminar was conducted in Conference Hall at PERI Education.

Lighting of lamp by the Deligates

The seminar started with a formal welcome address by Mrs.H.Nafisa Farheen, Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmacology and presided by Dr. P.Valentina, Principal, Peri College Of Pharmacy. Dr.P. Valentina felicitated the speaker.

Dr. K. Jayalakshmi highlighted about the basics of microbiology, different types of microorganism (useful and harmful microorganism), various branches of microbiology and also about the reason to study microbiology.

Speaker and students Interaction

Discussion was done about the various courses in microbiology at bachelors, masters and in doctoral level and she emphazised about the scope of microbiology in medicine, pharmacy, clinical research, dairy industry, agriculture, water industry, and chemical technology.

Regarding scope, she focussed about the role of food microbiologists who are experts in controlling the spread of food borne diseases, researching microbes and their work in educational institutes and also described how pharmacists apply microbiology to identify and study the interactions between living organisms and substances, in order to develop new pharmaceutical products. The task of water quality technicians to guarantee safe drinking water was the valuable information delivered by the speaker.

Group photo of faculties along with the speaker

Students came to know about the role of veterinary microbiologists who focus on the research and analysis of microorganisms that can cause disease in animals. They specialize in areas such as bacteriology and mycology, virology, parasitology, and immunology.

Madam explained the following skills necessary to become a microbiologist

  • 1.Strong Analytical Skills
  • 2.Problem-Solving
  • 3.Excellent Communication
  • 4.Team player and leadership skills
  • 5.Proficiency in Relevant Computer Programs and Statistics

The programmed was wrapped around 12.30 p.m. Dr.K.Kulathuran Pillai, Professor, Department of Pharmaceutics, delivered the vote of thanks. He thanked the resource person, management, principal, faculty members, participants and other officials for their active support for making the program to be successful.