SERB-DBT-CSIR SPONSORED INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE on INTERDISCIPLINARY INTERACTION ON NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES
Dr. S. Manoharan*
The international conference on “Interdisplinary interaction on non-communicable diseases (NCD-2017)” was organised by the Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology in association with the Department of Pharmacy, Department of Zoology and Department of Medical Biochemistry in the Tech-Park Hi-Tech Hall, Annamalai University from 22nd -24th September 2017. Prof. Dr. S.Manian, Vice-Chancellor, Annamalai University delivered inaugural address and emphasized about the role of natural products in the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCD). Prof. Dr. K.Arumugem, Registrar, Annamalai University delivered special address to the gathering and emphasized a need for joint collaborations with the foreign Universities. Prof. Dr.S.Kabilan, Dean, Faculty of Science and Prof.Dr.Antony Jeyasehar felicitated the gathering. Prof. Dr.C.V.Anuradha conference Chairman (NCD-2017) delivered presidential address. Dr. P.K. Manna, Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacy briefed about the conference and about the need of interdisciplinary studies/research. Dr.S.Manoharan conference Director welcomed the gathering. Dr.K.Vasudevan organising secretary briefed about the conference and Dr.V.Parthasarathy organising secretary proposed vote of thanks. Research scientists from England, Malaysia, SriLanka and Bangladesh delivered invited lectures and 25 eminent Scientists from our country delivered lectures and involved in deliberations. Around 108 research papers were taken for the 3 days deliberations. Research scientists, University and college teachers, research scholars and students participated and benefitted. Dr.C.Elanchezhiyan, Dr.M.Muthulingam and Dr.B.Raja Organising secretaries, made an extensive arrangements for the success of the conference, NCD-2017.
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