The department of Life Sciences observed National Nutrition Week from 1st to 7th September to bring awareness on health tips.The objectives are
1. To review the frequency of problem to various diet and nutrition in the communities.
2. To aware people through the activities such as exhibition,guest lecture,outreach programme and road rally.
DAY – 1
In order to observe National Nutrition Week the first day started with inauguration and exhibition with the chief guest Dr Rekha Sethi our Principal.She addressed the gathering about the applications of life sciences in our day to day life and also encouraged the students to update the knowledge on the same.
The students of B,Sc Biotechnology actively participated in exhibition and exhibited the role of nutrients in healthy in lively manner. Students and faculty members of various streams visited the exhibition and gained knowledge on diet and health.
DAY – 2
The second day started in order to observe National Nutrition Week ,the department conducted vegetable carving and fruit and vegetable salad preparation Competition to all degree students on 4th September 2017 . The vegetable carving was judged by Mr Tony, Head Department of Management and Dr Rajanna, Dept of Kannada. The Fruit and vegetable carving was judged by Principal Dr Rekha Sethi ,Ms Anni Aruna Kumari ,Department of English and Ms Savitha ,Libraarian The students activity participated in the competition.
DAY – 3
To observe National Nutrition Week. the third day 5th September 2017 was observed with Guest Lecture Ms Aishwaryia, Senior Dietician, Manipal Hospital,Bangalore.She addressed the gathering about the diet, food of different ages and nutrients in eating habit .Students and faculty members interacted with many queries.
DAY – 4
To observe National Nutrition Week. the fourth day 6th September 2017 was observed with outreach programmed conducted at Concordia Higher Primary school, Oorgaum KGF.Our students and faculty members discussed about the daily food habits and nutritive value.
DAY – 5
To observe National Nutrition Week. the fifth day 7th September 2017 conducted Road Rally with our Principal Dr Rekha Sethi, Faculty members and students to bring awareness on Health and Diet for public at KGF.
The Department organized Guest Lecture for B.Sc Biotechnology students on “Recent Trends in Biosciences “ by Dr .Mahesh M CEO, Azyme Biosciences ,Bangalore and Mr.Ashwin.Dr.Mahesh shared the knowledge on the role of Life sciences in research field and in our daily life. He briefly discussed about Bio pharmaceuticals,bio similar in treating various diseases, properties of enzymes ,components and their role in various metabolism in Yeast and in different organisms.
Mr.Ashwin shared his views about the role of students and time management to upgrade the knowledge to compete the global challenges.
Mr.Sarvotham, Principal.Royal Concorde Pu Colllege Bangalore also interacted with students with his personal ex[erience to overcome the barriers in youth life and to face the competitive world. He spoke about self motivation and its crucial role in student’s life to overcome the barriers.
Faculty members and students actively participated and gained knowledge about Biopharmaceuticals and Bio similar,self motivation and time management.
N. Aneeqha of III BGB has been selected for Summer Research Fellowship Programme by Science Academies, Bangalore to work under Dr.R.Kirubagaran, National Institute of Ocean Technology, Chennai for 56 days with stipend of Rs.10,000/- .
On behalf of Management, Principal and Staffs of Life Sciences proudly congratulate Ms.Aneeqha
Ms.Ramya alumini student of life sciences shared her experience about her journey in sbmjc and outside of sbmjc. She discussed the guidelines to opt and select for PG and higher studies.