Expert talk series at PU, Bio Physics
The programme Coordinator and Chairperson of the Department emphasized on the significance of such talks
Chandigarh: As schools & universities increasingly move to online & remote learning to help mitigate the Spread of the Coronavirus outbreak, the Department of Biophysics at Panjab University has implemented a thoughtful & strategic approach to deliver high-quality educational experience to its students by initiating an “Expert talk Series”.
The programme Coordinator & Chairperson of the Department Dr. Avneet Saini emphasized on the significance of such talks & interactions in the present day scenario where the mode of education as well as interaction has completely shifted to online mode.
The main motive of these Expert Talks is to inspire our students & provide quality educational experiences by including a multitude of learners from across the world. The session was presided over by Dean Research, Panjab University, Prof. V.R Sinha who emphasized on the importance of adapting to new ways of acquiring knowledge and education.
The Inaugural Talk of the series on COVID-19 Pandemic: Dragon’s Fire or Nature’s Fury, was delivered by Dr. A.K. Singh, Director General (Life Sciences), Defense Research & Development Organization, New Delhi. He is also the Alumni of Biophysics Department, Panjab University, Chandigarh. Dr. Singh gave a very captivating talk that took us down the line from where we started to the present scenario. The Ecstasy, pain & burden that COVID -19 has bought in the country was also discussed. The students & researchers actively participated in the discussion that followed.
The Chairperson thanked the Speaker, all dignitaries & students for making the event a success