Veterinary Varsity organizes e-Training course for talent growth

LUDHIANA: The College of Animal Biotechnology and Project Monitoring Unit of the Department of Biotechnology of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU) has organized a 21 days of e-training on “Skill Development on Advanced Bioinformatics in Genome Analysis of Livestock and Pets” amongst school, scientists, researchers, and PG college students.

The coaching was sponsored by the Department of Biotechnology-funded venture on ‘parentage determination and cytogenetic profiling in dogs’ . 263 trainees attended this on-line coaching program. Eight of those trainees had been overseas nationals from USA, Poland and African nations. Other trainees represented 27 states of India. The coaching primarily coated hands-on programming languages (R, Python, Perl), superior bioinformatics instruments, and pipelines for big-data evaluation. Experts from India and overseas shared their abilities with the trainees.

Dr. Inderjeet Singh, Vice-Chancellor of the University, congratulated the organizers and underscored the significance of talent growth in biocomputatiponal analyses within the period of huge information, synthetic intelligence and biotechnology. Eminent scientists Dr. Abhijeet Mitra, the Director of ICAR-CIRC, Meerut, Dr. Subeer Majumdar, Director, NIAB, Hyderabad, Professor James Reecy, Director, Bioinformatics Unit, ISU, USA narrated the significance of bioinformatics and its purposes in science and expertise. Dr. JPS Gill, Director of Research emphasised that GADVASU has at all times performed a important position in capability constructing in numerous superior areas. Now it’s the high-time to garner abilities for in silico information evaluation. The program-coordinator of the DBT-CRCN-projects, Dr. S. Okay. Uppal, Dean Post Graduate Studies, applauded the entire workforce and congratulated the trainees upon profitable completion of the coaching program. Dr. Yashpal Singh Malik, Dean of the College of Animal Biotechnology indicated that ‘inclusive teaching’ amenities and appropriate analysis laboratories for the coaching of college students and academics on bioinformatics are being developed within the College. He additionally invited proposals for organizing small tailor-made coaching modules from completely different establishments. The principal investigator of the venture, Dr. C. S. Mukhopadhyay highlighted the important thing modules coated beneath the coaching and narrated how it is going to be of nice use to the trainees to make them self-reliant in bioinformatics information analyses.

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