Guest Lecture for 1st MBBS Students – Sri Chamundeshwari Hospital

Guest Lecture for 1st MBBS Students

Guest Lecture for 1st MBBS Students

Date: 9th May 2024
Time: 9:00am to 1:00pm
Venue: 4th Floor Library Block, SCMCH&RI
The Department of Biochemistry organized a guest lecture on May 9th, from 9 am to 1pm, aimed at enhancing the understanding of Molecular Biology among 1st year MBBS students.
The event began with an invocation song by Miss Avani, Miss Vaibhavi and Miss. Sukanya. Dr. Manjula KS, Prof. and Head, Dept. of Biochemistry extended a warm welcome to the audience, followed by that the program was inaugurated by ceremonial lighting of the lamp by esteemed dignitaries. The guest speaker was honoured by Dr. Pravin GU Principal, Dr Roshan Kumar Medical Superintendent and Dr Nanja Raj C P vice Principal SCMCH & RI.
The Scientific session commenced with Dr Shwetha Nagaraj introducing the guest speaker, Dr. Shubha Jayaram, Professor and HOD, Department of Biochemistry, Mysore Medical College & Research Institute (MMC&RI), Mysore and delivered an insightful presentation on “Molecular Marvels: Climbing the twisted spiral ladder” which included pre and post- tests to help the students understand better.
In the complex world of molecular biology, few structures are as iconic and significant as DNA. The study of DNA has yielded profound insights into the mechanisms leading life, revolutionizing fields such as genetics, molecular biology and biotechnology. Furthermore, the exploration of DNA’s role in health and disease has paved the way for personalized medicine and targeted treatments. As we ascend the twisted spiral ladder of DNA, we uncover not only the marvels of molecular architecture but also the fundamental principles that govern life.
Dr. Shubha Jayaram, took the 1st MBBS students on a journey, elucidating how they can climb the intricate molecular structures with ease. The Session incorporated both fun activities and informative content and thus very was engaging, interactive and well – received by the students. The program was moderated by Miss Bhumika & Miss Khazeena. Feedback forms were collected at the end and the event was highly appreciated by the students.