A guest lecture on “Synthesis of Baicalein conjugated gold nano particles
The Departments of Botany, Microbiology & Biotechnology have organized DBT sponsored Guest Lecture by Dr.B. Siddhardha, Asst. Professor, Dept of Life Sciences, Pondicherry University, Pudhucherry on “Synthesis of Baicalein conjugated gold nano particles and inhibition of Quorum sensing induced Biofilm formation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa PAO 1 on September 23, 2016 in Seminar hall at Andhra Loyola College.
The programme was initiated by Mr. K. Balachandra, Dept of Microbiology. 100 students of Lifesciences Departments attended the Guest Lecture. Dr. B.Siddhardha sir delivered his talk in two phases. In his talk, first he enlightened the students regarding the active research going on in Quorum sensing and Nano particles, Biofilm formation and also about the Baicalein and its activity in a clear cut and in a vivid manner so that the students are motivated towards the current research aspects in an interesting way.
In the second part of his lecture, he acknowledged the students about the career aspects which is very useful for the outgoing Lifescience graduates. He also explained in a vivid manner about what the students can opt for their future studies and gave suggestions for the interested students. All the participants were very much inspired by his talk and totally it was really a happy and beneficial ending.All the members of the faculty of the Departments of Life sciences attended the Guest Lecture.

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