LPU’s School of Bioengineering and Biosciences in collaboration with the Association of Microbiologists’ Unit organized two-day national conference on Microbial Bio-Prospecting at the campus. On emphatic invocation made by LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal to hundreds of microbiologists and researchers gathered to save and secure the global society from CoronaVirus, LPU Scientists avowed to control CoronaVirus.


One of the research scholars, Bhupinder and his guides at the school, Computational Biologist Dr Ayan Roy and Immunologist Dr Shelly Gupta affirmed that they are constantly working on and collaborating with the scientists of China and England for important data. They are also working on inventing a vaccine against COVID-19.

During the inaugural session of the conference, Prof J S Virdi, President of the Association of Microbiologist of India and Keynote Speaker at the conference and renowned Microbiologist, advised students to adopt multi-disciplinary researches and studies to have a great career ahead. He awakened students on his intensive research work on “Genomic insights into clinical and environmental strains of ‘yersinia entero-colitica’ bacteria, isolated from India”. Former Vice Chancellor (Jiwaji University Gwalior) Emeritus Professor PS Bisen awakened students on “Pro-Biotics and Central Nervous System”.


Senior Scientist, CSIR-National Institute of Oceanography Regional Centre, Visakhapatnam, Dr Belle Damodar Shenoy talked about “Fungal Species Complexes”. Prof Naveen Gupta of Panjab University guided students to be creative and innovative. Along with, sessions for poster and oral presentations were also organized at different venues of the campus.

On the second day of the conference, eminent scientists from ICAR-National Dairy Research Institute, Karnal; Patanjali Research Institute, Haridwar; Jai Narain Vyas University, Jodhpur; Himachal Pradesh University Shimla; and, many more addressed the participants.