Mysuru, March 11, 2020: The Postgraduate Departments of Botany, Microbiology, and Biochemistry of the JSS College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Ooty Road, Mysuru, had oragnised a one-day state-level seminar on the topic “Innovations and Challenges in Life Sciences,” on March 5, 2020.
Chief Guest of the programme, Dr. Anu Appaiah, Senior Principal Scientist, Department of Microbiology and Fermentation Technology, CFTRI, Mysuru, in his address emphasized about waste management, which is a major issue today. He gave several examples of those who innovatively converted waste into wealth, based on global thinking and local enacting.
Prof. B. V. Sambashivaiah, Chief Executive of the college, highlighted the importance of innovations in different aspects of life. He also emphasized the differences between discoveries, inventions, and innovations through his signature conversational speech.
Prof. M. Mahadevappa, Principal, was present on the occasion. Prof. S. Prathibha, Head, UG Department of Botany and organising secretary of the seminar welcomed the dignitaries and introduced the chief guest.
Dr. M. S. Manjunath, Head, UG Department of Biochemistry and convener of the seminar proposed a vote of thanks. Mr. B. L. Kiran, Assistant Professor, UG Department of Botany compeered and Kum. K. N. Sannidhi, II B.Sc. rendered an invocation.
More than 300 students and 50 members of the faculty took part in the seminar.