New Delhi: TERI University organised the 7th Biotikos, its annual biotechnology seminar where masters and doctoral level students showcase and generate awareness about latest breakthroughs and current issues in the field of Biotechnology. Organized by TERI University Biotechnology Society (TUBS), Biotikos was initiated in the year 2011 and was inaugurated by Dr M S Swaminathan. Since then this programme is organized each year to encourage students to pursue education and research in biotechnology and contribute to research and development in this fascinating area.
The theme of this year’s Biotikos event is Trends in Nanobiotechnology. The objective was to highlight the important role played by nanotechnology in the modern society, and its relevance to the contemporary imperative of sustainable development.
Nanobiotechnology is growing as an independent discipline and it is adding a new dimension for the growth of biotechnology. It is most revolutionary and multi-disciplinary field of modern science and has a great impact on society through various applications in agriculture, medical, imaging and sensor development.