Orientation Programme from 6th July to 11th July 2015

Institute of science, Nirma University, had organized week long orientation programme for its fresh batch of students enrolled under the M.Sc. Biotechnology, Microbiology and Biochemistry programme. This new batch consists of 72 students from different states of the country.

Dr. Anup Singh, Director General, Nirma University, presided over the inaugural programme and also encouraged students with his warm welcome speech. Dr. Nasreen Munshi was coordinator of the programme. The chief guest for this occasion was Dr. Krishanu Ray, TIFR, Mumbai. Dr. Ray shared his journey right from choosing science as a career to acquiring a scientist position, with students. He also delivered a talk entitled “Nano-size motors and meter-long journeys”. This programme lasted for a week and students got a chance to interact with some of the eminent speakers from across the state like Dr. Anand Bhadalkar, Sector Specialist, GSBTM, Gandhinagar; Dr. Bhaswat Chakraborty, Cadila Pharmaceuticals; Dr. Mrugesh Shukla, M.G. Science Institute, Ahmedabad; Dr. Sonal Thakore, M.S. University, Vadodara and Mr. Alok Patel, Supratech Laboratory, Ahmedabad. All these lectures were a boost for students to start their new journey and reach new horizons.