Department of Biosciences, Union Christian College, Aluva in association with Lady Tata Memorial Trust, Mumbai is organizing 2 day Online Teacher’s Training Workshop on Genome Editing on November 5 & 6, 2022 for Science Teachers who are teaching Under Graduate and Post Graduate students in Colleges/ Universities. Interested teachers are requested to register their names on or before 25th October 2022. Classes will be taken Online through Zoom platform by Scientists of BARC, Mumbai. There will be no registration fee. Selected participants will be informed on 30th October 2022. Dr.Susan Eapen, Adjunct faculty will be the Course Advisor and Dr. Sareen Sarah John will serve as the course convenor.
The Department of Biosciences conducted the alumni meet ‘NOSTU RELOADED!’ on October 8 th 2022 at 2.00 p.m. at VMA Hall, as a part of centenary celebrations of our college. Rev. Thomas John, Manager inaugurated the meet. Dr. Sareen Sarah John, Head of the Department, presided over the function. Prof. Jacob Kurian, who was instrumental in forming our department, replenished his memories leading to the genesis of the department. Prof. C.M. Mathew, former Head of the Botany Department also spoke on the occasion. Three eminent Alumni – Mr Jophy C.J, Food safety consultant, JCJ Consultancy, Aluva, Mrs. Ninu Angel Tom, Principal, God’s own public School, Aluva and Mr Basil P. Baby, filmmaker, shared their experiences, memories and achievements which will surely inspire the future batches. Mr. Arun Hari, 4basecare Onco Solutions Pvt Ltd, Bengaluru, Mr. K.N. Said Ibin, Football coach, Union Christian College, Aluva and Ms. Keerthana Bhaskaran, Bioinformatician, Chennai , who were also the alumni of this department shared their sweet memories. Various cultural programs performed by the current students also added the glee. Mrs. Diya Dominic, Assistant Professor and Mrs. Ahna Ameer, Assistant Professor also spoke on the occasion. The program was a great success with the active participation of all concerned.
Being one of the most vibrant departments in terms of strength and quality, the team is composed of two post graduate courses M.Sc.Biotechnology & M.Sc.Bioinformatics having 88 students, B.Sc. BT
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