AITM News and Events >> Seminar of 8th Semester Students

The final seminar of 8th semester students was conducted by Department of Biotechnology on 3rd and 4th Jan 2018. The seminar carries 1credit in the syllabus of 8th semester of B. Tech Biotechnology. Department invited Dr. Sajan Lal Shyaula, Senior Scientist, Nepal Academy of Science & Technology on 3rd Jan 2018 and Prof. Dr. Megh Raj Banjara, Head of Department of Central Department of Microbiology, Tribhuvan University on 4 Jan 2018 as experts to evaluate the seminars. The seminar topics were related to recently developed technologies in Biotechnology.

On the first day 8 students did their presentations on the topics related to Phyto-chemistry and on the second day remaining 8 students presented on the topics related to microbiology. The topics presented by the students were interesting, informative and impressive. The seminar was conducted by Mr. Rabin Shrestha, DHoD in presence of Mr. Hari Krishna Saiju, HoD of the Department, lecturers Mr. Binod Mishra and Mr. Mahesh Mahajan. Lecturer Mr. Mahesh Maharjan thanked all the students for their presentations.

The topics and the name of the students

  Date: 3 Jan 2018
S.N. Name of student Topic
1 Arun Kunwar Insulin like plant protein as potential innovative drug to treat diabetes
2 Basanta Dhungana Long-term safety of human retinal progenitor cell transplantation in retinitis pigmentosa patients.
3 Bidita rana Biodegradable plastics
4 Dikshya Karki Inhibition of culex mosquito larvae from muscimol and ibotenic acid.
5 Praful Kamat Ecdysteroides: production in plant in vitro cultures.
6 Robik Maharjan Recycling coffee grounds and tea leaf wastes to improve the yield and mineral content of grains of paddy rice
7 Rukmani Bhandari Synthetic meat
8 Samriddhi Shrestha Role of α- tocopherol, β-carotene and ascorbic acid against alcohol induced hepatoxicity: A comparative analysis.
  Date: 4 Jan 2018
9 Biplu Prajapati Isolation of fungi from dung of wild herbivores for application in bioethanol production
10 Bishal khadka Fermentation of lactose to ethanol in cheese whey permeate and concentrated permeate by engineered Escherichia coli
11 Mallika Shrestha Rapid germination and development of Taxus baccata L. by in vitro embryo culture and hydroponic growth of seedlings
12 Manish Man Singh Microalgae based advanced municipal wastewater treatment for reuse in water bodies
13 Mohammad Ataullah Siddiqui Highly efficient Cas9-mediated gene drive for population modification of the malaria vector mosquito Anopheles stephensi
14 Niraj Shrestha Endophytic Bacillus spp. produce antifungal lipopeptides and induce host defence gene expression in maize.
15 Sachin Sejuwal Multidrug efflux pumps in Gram negative bacteria and their role in antibiotic resistance
16 Sanisha Sunuwar Botox