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Alumni Meet 2016

Institute of Science is going to organize "Alumni Meet - 2016" on 24th December, 2016 during 12:00 am to 4:00 pm. Lets get together to recall college days' memories. All Alumni of Institute of Science are heartily invited to attend the programme.

Observation on (a) Mechanisms of chemical radioprotection and (b) assumption of genetic effect at low doses of Ionizing radiation

Dr. P.C. Kesavan, Distinguished Fellow (honorary) from M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai is going to deliver a talk on "Observation on (a) Mechanisms of chemical radioprotection and (b) assumption of genetic effect at low doses of Ionizing radiation" on 22nd December, 2016 at Institute of Science, Nirma University.

Twenty-Second Convocation

The Twenty-Second Convocation of the University is scheduled on October 21, 2016. The Chief Guest for the occassion is Lord Bhikhu Parekh, the political theorist and and labour member of the House of Lords. During the Convocation, the degrees shall be conferred to the students by Dr Karsanbhai K. Patel, the president of the University. Around 55 students of Institute of Science will get M.Sc. degree in this convocation.

“Innovations in seaweed technology”

Institute of Science is organizing an Expert Lecture by Dr. C.R.K. Reddy, Chief Scientist, Marine Biotechnology and Ecology Division, CSIR-Central Salt & Marine Chemicals Research Institute, Bhavnagar on 19th October, 2016 for the benefit of students and faculty members.

Reniassance 2016

As part of all round development Institute of Sciecne, organizes various activities. We celebrate Cultural programme as 'Renaissance' which will be held during 20-21 September, 2016. Various fine-arts activities will be held during the same week. The students of M.Sc. and Ph.D. programmes get an opportunity to showcase their talents and actively take part in all the events.

National conference on "Malaria Parasite Biology: Drug Designing & Vaccine Development"

Institute of Science, Nirma University is going to organize a conference on “Malaria Parasite Biology: Drug Designing & Vaccine Development” during 9th – 10th September, 2016.  Malaria is one of the most debilitating diseases in the world related to humans in terms of morbidity and mortality. The two major weapons against malaria are vector control and chemoprophylaxis/chemotherapy. Unfortunately, attempts to eradicate the disease based on these methods have had only limited success due to the wide spread development of drug resistance by the parasite and insecticide resistance by the mosquito vector. Presently, there is no single malaria vaccine available due to complex life cycle of malaria parasite. As pipeline of antimalarial drugs has dried up, designing of novel drugs and their targets with effective antimalarial activity is urgently required. Therefore, there is an inevitable need to converge the research ideas of scientists working at addressing this insurmountable issue of malaria drug discovery and vaccine initiative. This conference is organized with an intent to bring Indian malaria community onto a common platform to foresee a plausible solution to eradicate human malaria parasite.

Tentative Program

Conference Brochure

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Teacher's day Celebration

Each year, the students of Institute of Science celebrate 'Teacher's Day' on 5th September to express their respect and gratitude towards their teachers.

M.Sc. Orientation Programme 2016

This event is organized to welcome new students to M.Sc. Program and to familaiarise them about course curriculum; campus and Infrastructure facilities, research themes of Institute; study, exam and evaluation patterns, etc. During one week orientation program, the students easily acquaint themselves with the environment of Institute. Orientation Program 2016 will be held during 4th to 9th July, 2016.

Admission Alert

Admission for M.Sc. Biotechnology, Biochemistry and Microbiology are open.

Last date of Application: 14th June 2016

Entrance examination: 19th June 2016

Publication of merit list and counseling: 19th June 2016

Library Quiz Competition

The Library of Institute of Science is going to hold a Library Quiz Competition for all M.Sc. and Ph.D. students, faculty and staff members of the Institute during 11.00 am to 12 noon. This event will be held at Library, Institute of Science, Nirma University.

Doing Your Own Thing- Be an Entrepreneur

Mr. Tanuj Rohila, a motivational speaker  will share his thoughts on how one can start and be an entrepreneur. By profession, he has been Chartered Accountant and was in corporate world. For the last 12 years, he is engaged in Sewa and Sadhna and dedicated to the cause of social service.

Recent developments in 'Genomics and Proteomics'

As a part of Faculty Development Programme, we are organizing a workshop on "Recent developments in Genomics and Proteomics" on 9th February, 2016 which will be  coordinated by Dr. Heena Dave.

'Workshop on cell culture technique'

A Workshop on 'Cell Culture Technique' under CCE will be held during 2 to 4 February, 2016, by faculty coordinators Dr. Sonal Bakshi and Dr. Amee Nair for students and faculty members. This workshop will provide hands on traing for cell line handling and maintenance.