The University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (UIPS),Panjab University,Chandigarh organized the First International Pharmaceutical Sciences Webinar through Cisco Web-Ex meetings Prof. D. Samba Reddy, Department of Neuroscience & Experimental Therapeutics, College of Medicine, Texas A&M University, Texas, USA, held a Scientific Conversation & Interactive Session on Corona Virus. He gave an elaborative account of the scientific-based facts of COVID-19, its targets, prevention, new vaccines and anti-viral medicines, and common tips of surviving the outbreak.
Prof. Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor, while inaugurating, applauded the initiative of the Institute and urged them to take up the area of Drug Discovery and Drug Development for COVID-19 and other such deadly diseases as the thrust areas of research.
Prof. VR Sinha, Dean Research, was the guest of honour.
More than 100 participants from all over the world including faculty from Panjab University and other institutions, Post-Docs, Ph.D &M. Pharm. Research Scholars and B. Pharm. Students attended the webinar.
The presentation followed by a rigorous half an hour question-answer session from faculty and students.The webinar ended with a thanks note from Prof Kanwaljit Chopra, Chairperson, UIPS.