The department of Biotechnology of DAV college Amritsar organised a National Conference on "Role Of Biotechnology in Life Sciences" and Applications of Biotechnology for Sustainable Development
This conference was DST, DBT, University grant commission's sponsored .
A poster making competition was held for all the teachers and professors on the topic "Molecular techniques for work on Gelenchioid Fauna and insect identification -the need for hour"
The posters were presented by Dr Deepak Wadhawan and Prof Punit Puri and Prof Pooja sharma of Zoology department of DAV College Jalandhar and they bagged SECOND position out of hundreds of other posters .
In the conference it was discussed how "One of the important aspects of biotechnology is its role in the sustainable development of various sectors"
Dr Deepak Wadhwan quoted "after getting the news of this upcoming poster making we had already decided in advance the topic , which is a subject to rigrous research ".The poster making was based on the concept of insect identification which was based on how a range of techniques have been developed for identifying prey remains at the molecular level, whether they be prey-specific protein sites or DNA sequences.
Prof Punit puri quoted "We were really excited for this national conference and had starting preparing before hand , and the poster making was a tough competition though , but we could get an edge over others . The national conference was an innovative step and it assisted us in exploring the field of biotechnology "
Prof Pooja quoted "It was a life time experience to be a part and a first runners up of a high level national conference and it added to our knowledge of recent trends in the field of biotechnology and helped us gain additional knowledge of its implications in other disciplines and how it helps in the sustainable development "
DAV College jalandhar stood Second.