Dr Stephen Barnes, Associate Dean for Graduate and International Law, Penn State Law, USA; and Global Professor, Institute of Law, Nirma University delivered a lecture on “US Constitutional Law” at Institute of Law on Sep 10, 2019.
Dr G Padmanabhan, Former Director and Emeritus Professor, IISc, Bangalore; Recipient of Padmshree and Padmbhushan, delivered a talk on ‘Contours of Biomedical Research in India’ on the occasion of the 15th foundation day of Institute of Science, Nirma University on Sep 5, 2019. Dr Padmanabhan presented a bird’s eye view of the current national and international status of health sector. He touched upon the unsolved challenges of developing vaccines against tuberculosis and malaria. He also talked about emerging fields like 3D Bio printing, Stem Cell Therapy, Mainstreaming of natural products as therapeutic agents, etc.
Dr Harsh Sheth, Head, Advanced Genomic Technologies Division, Institute of Human Genetics, Foundation for Research in Genetics and Endocrinology, Ahmedabad delivered a talk on “Detection and Prevention of Hereditary Cancers” on Sep 27, 2019. Dr Harsh has worked in this area at the Newcastle University, UK for a decade. Currently he has taken up first of its kind study in India regarding colorectal cancer.
Prof Mulchand Patel, Department of Biochemistry, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA gave a talk on “Pyruvate Dehydrogenase Complex: Structure-function relationship, regulation and deficiency” at Institute of Science, Nirma University on Sep 19, 2019. His talk included interesting discussion on diverse functions of Pyruvate dehydrogenase complex in health and disease, and future prospects at State University of New York.
Mr Gurjeet Sing Gill, Director, Gill Instruments Private Ltd, Bangalore gave a talk on “Opportunities of Innovation in Engineering Research” at Computer Science and Engineering department, Institute of Technology on Sep 23, 2019.
Dr Mamoru Koketsu, Professor, Gifu University, Japan gave a talk on “Chemical approach to active compound derivatives” at the Chemical Engineering department of Institute of Technology on Sep 27, 2019.
Dr Rachel Jeanne Herder, Clinical Professor of Intellectual Property Rights at Penn State Law, USA delivered a lecture on “Comparative Patent Law” on Sep 9, 2019 at the Institute of Law, Nirma University.
Mr Ajay Thomas, an independent arbitrator and former Vice Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce (India) Arbitration Group delivered an expert lecture on “Demystifying the International Commercial Arbitration Legal Matrix” at Institute of Law on Sep 20 and 21, 2019.
Dr L Kailasam, Retired Indian Audit and Account Service Officer delivered a lecture on “Indian Taxation Law”, covering basics of Taxation law and an overview of the structure on Sep 24, 2019 at Institute of Law.
Dr Deepak Mishra, Sr Scientist, SAC-ISRO delivered an expert lecture on “Verification and Validation of DSP Algorithms using MATLAB” on Sep 21, 2019 at Institute of Technology, Nirma University.