National seminar on "Emerging Trends in Analytical Sciences (ETAS)" stressed the requirement to develop analytical facilities at the university level and laid emphasis on the significance of analytical sciences in areas of R&D.
The Indian Society of Analytical Scientists (ISAS) in Hyderabad organized this seminar for 2 days on November 27-28 to celebrate its glorious 25yrs and also being a part of 70th year celebrations of CSIR-IICT. The venue being the auditorium of CSIR-IICT, Tarnaka in Hyderabad, observed the presence of Prof B. Syamasundar, Vice Chancellor of Yogi Vemana University in Kadapa, A V Rama Rao, Managing Director of AVRA Labs in Nacharam, and Dr. M Lakshmi Kantam, Director of IICT. Besides, 300 other delegates from various universities, research organizations and industries also took participate in the seminar.
The seminar had presentations given bywell-known scientists and research scholars arriving from across the nation.
The topics covered were Pharmaceutical analysis, geochemical analysis, environmental analysis, drug metabolism, chiral drug analysis, non-conventional microfluidic diagnostic devices and DNA finger printing among others.
The aim of the seminar was to bring analytical scientists, new researchers and technologists from manufacturing industries to recognizethe recent developments and progresses in analytical techniques.
CSIR-IICT offerswide-ranging analytical consultancy services to universities, chemical, drug andpharmaceutical industry with its multi-layered and top-notch analytical facilities.
Indian society of analytical scientists (ISAS) in Hyderabad chapter launched with the purpose to distribute the newest growth and development besides, exchanging scientific information related to the growth of the analytical sciences.