09-AUG-2019: Lecture held on Biospecimen Science and Biobanking
ALIGARH August 9: The Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit (IBU), Aligarh Muslim University, organized a lecture of Dr Lokesh Agrawal, Program Director of Biorepositories and Biospecimen Research Branch (BBRB), Cancer Diagnosis Programme, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA on "Role of Biospecimen Science and Biobanking in Oncology". Dr Agrawal, an expert in cancer biology, explored the avenues to maintain varieties of samples in biorepositories for future studies and also elaborated the possible measures and scientific strategies to maintain them in their functional state. He emphasised the importance of maintaining databases for the end users.
Prof Asad U Khan, Coordinator, IBU, introduced the guest speaker and felicitated him with a memento while proposing a vote of thanks.
A large number of students, research scholars and faculty members from various departments including Biotechnology, Radiotherapy, Pathology, Zoology, Pharmacology, Botany, Physiology and Periodontics attended the lecture.
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