Department of Microbiology organized and conducted an International conference on Current Research and Developments in Microbiology – MICROSUMMIT 2019 on 3rd of August 2019 under the specialized themes on Antimicrobial drug resistance, Microbial genomics, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Food, soil, and Industrial Microbiology. Nearly 300 delegates from 25 reputed arts and science colleges and Govt. universities from South India, participated in the conference and presented their research works in 5 different scientific sessions. The Inauguration was presided by our Director of Academics, Dr.Deepak Nallasamy along with the speakers of the forum Dr.Meganathan Kannan, Visiting Professor at Hemostasis and thrombosis Research Laboratory, Loyola University Medical Centre, Chicago, USA and Dr.V.Aravindhan, Visiting Scientist at the AIDS International Training and Research Program, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, New York, USA. Dr.R.V Geetha welcomed the dignitaries and delegates for the conference. The speakers and chairpersons of the scientific sessions were felicitated and the Best research works were awarded for the faculties, research scholars and post graduates by Dr.Deepak. Dr.A.S.Smiline Girija, organizing secretary, proposed the formal vote of thanks. The Inauguration was followed by the scientific lectures by the eminent speakers under the charge of Mr.N.P.Muralidharan. The speakers awarded the best research works for the undergraduate delegates. Team Micro is grateful for the support and encouragement rendered by the management of Saveetha as the forum was a grand success.

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