Student Organized Lectures on Science (SOLOS) is a scientific seminar series conducted monthly by the Ph.D. student community of CSIR-IMTECH. This series is an initiation from Dr. Sanjeev Khosla, Director, CSIR-IMTECH and the first seminar was delivered by Dr. Gagandeep Kang on 6th October 2021. The fourth-year Ph.D. students of the institute organize the event with advice and support from Dr. Beena Krishnan and Dr. T.N.C Ramya.
The IMTECH SOLOS lecture series aims at bringing eminent scientists and budding researchers on a single platform. The interactive lectures focus on the latest research trends and are envisioned to provide a chance to students to connect and interact with renowned scientists and researchers across the globe. Each hour-long session conducted in an online mode as a webinar or in an offline mode features a lecture by an eminent speaker followed by an interactive Q & A session.
Dr. Sameer Velankar, Team Leader, EMBL-EBI, UK
Prof. Arun Shukla, Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Dr. Priya Abraham, Director ICMR-National Institute of Virology, Pune
Prof. Kim Lewis, University Distinguished Professor, Northeastern University, Massachusetts, USA
Ms. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, Executive Chairperson, Biocon & Biocon Biologics
Dr. Manjula Reddy, Chief Scientist, Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad
Dr. Gagandeep Kang, Professor, The Wellcome Trust Research Laboratory, Christian Medical College, Vellore