2-day International Conference BIOCON-2016 begins at GMC

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Newspoint Bureau
Jammu Tawi, November 29
The 2-day International Conference BIOCON-2016 on the topic “Emerging Trends in Biomedical Research in the New Millennium” began at the Government Medical College (GMC) here today.
The conference being organized by the Department of Biochemistry in collaboration with the Indian Academy of Biomedical Sciences was inaugurated by the Minister for Health & Medical Education, Bali Bhagat by lighting the traditional lamp in presence of MLA Sat Sharma, Secretary, Health & Medical Education, Dr Mandeep K. Bhandari, Principal GMC, Dr. Zahid Gillani and several faculty members. Several prominent scientists and doctors from across the country and abroad including, Dr. S.K. Das, Dr. Manoj Kumar Dhar, Dr. V.K. Kutala, Dr. Rajinder Prasad, Dr. Dinesh Puri, Dr. Eliza Chakraborty, Dr. Abbas Ali Mahdi, Dr. Nursing Verma, Dr. R.K. Garg, Dr. Sabiha Majid, Dr. Bashir Ahmed Ganai, Dr. Mridula Mahajan and Dr. Neelima Verma are participating in the conference and will deliver lectures on the subject and enlighten the audience about the latest developments in the field of diagnosis and treatment of various diseases and emerging challenges. The conference will provide a golden opportunity to the faculty, Post-Graduate, Under-Graduate students of GMC, besides a large number of participants from all neighboring states to learn the advancements in the field of diagnosis, treatments and research for various diseases. The young researchers will present their papers and discuss their work.
Special Guest lectures will be delivered by Dr JFG Joski Bunders, Director, Biology & Society, Head of Department, VU University Amsterdam, Netherlands, Dr Hari S. Sharma (Founder President) Indian Academy of Biomedical Sciences, University Medical Center De Boelelaan Amsterdam the Netherlands, Dr. Virendra Misra, Sr. Cardiologist, Sheikh Khalifa Medical City Abu Dhabi, UAE and Dr. Shyam S Chauhan, Prof & Head, Department of Biochemistry AIIMS on different topics.
Speaking on the occasion, the Health Minister said that such events provide opportunities to the young doctors to learn about the new trends and help them in career progression. He hoped that the event will prove quite useful and offer a platform to the doctors and researchers to share their experiences on the subject.
MLA Sat Sharma and Principal GMC, Dr. Zahid Gillani also addressed the gathering and wished the organizers all success for the conference.
The Minister also gave away mementoes to the guests on the occasion.
Several retired and in-service HoDs, faculty members, members of the managing committee and students were also present on the occasion.

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