From a Correspondent
Tezpur, November 23: In what can be described as a significant step in dealing with cases of ske bite, a three-day semir on ‘Ske Venom Research and Ske Bite Therapy : tiol and Intertiol Perspective’ has been organized by the Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (MBBT), Tezpur University, from November 22 to November 24.
At the iugural session held in the Council Hall of the university on November 22, many participants from medical biotechnology background and other relevant areas witnessed a highly informative deliberation in ske venom research from eminent researchers like Prof. C.R. Maity, president, Toxinological Society of India, and other scientists.
Gracing the iuguration of this important semir, Prof. Mihir K. Chaudhuri, Vice-Chancellor of the university, suggested that both basic and clinical research should be provided to tackle the problem of ske bite in the country, particularly in the rural areas.
Prof. A K Mukherjee, chairman of the organizing committee rrated the importance of ske venom research and ske venom therapy in India. Dr. Robin Doley, organizing secretary of the semir offered the vote of thanks to the eminent scientists and participating researchers.