Seminar 1: Immunity – A Double Edged Sword!

[fusion_text] 08.08.2012 “IMMUNITY-A Double Edged Sword!” by Prof. Prabha Balaram (School of Biological Sciences) DATE:  Wednesday, 8th August, 2012 TIME: 3-4pm VENUE: Lecture Room 1, Third Floor, Main building QIUP ABSTRACT IMMUNITY- A Double Edged Sword! IMMUNITY refers to a state of having sufficient biological defenses to resist infection, or invasion by foreign agents, protection

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Seminar 2: Common Musculoskeletal & Associated Health Problems – Remedies with Applied Ergonomics

[fusion_text] 26.09.2012 Common Musculoskeletal & Associated Health Problems: Remedies with Applied Ergonomics by Associate Professor K.S. Ramakrishnan Faculty of Pharmaceutical & Allied Health Sciences  DATE: 26th September, 2012 (Wednesday) TIME: 3-4pm VENUE: Lecture Room 2, Third Floor, Main building QIUP ABSTRACT Ergonomics is the scientific discipline concerned with the understanding of interactions among humans and

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Seminar 3: What is Student-Centred Learning and How to Implement It

[fusion_text] 30.10.2012 What is Student-Centred Learning and How to Implement It by Professor Dr. Alam Sher Malik Faculty of Medicine  DATE: 30 October, 2012 (Tuesday) TIME: 3-4pm VENUE: Lecture Room 5, Third Floor, QIUP, Plaza Teh Teng Seng ABSTRACT Student-centred learning (SCL) shifts the focus from teaching to learning and from teacher to student. It

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Seminar 4: Trans-disciplinary Research for Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis – The Way Forward

[fusion_text] 20.12.2012 Trans-disciplinary Research for Elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis: The Way Forward by Professor Dr. Subhada Prasad Pani MBBS, MD, PhD, FISCD Faculty of Medicine  DATE: 20 December, 2012 (Thursday) TIME: 3-4pm VENUE: Lecture Room 2&3, Third Floor, QIUP, Plaza Teh Teng Seng ABSTRACT Lymphatic filariasis is a neglected tropical parasitic infectious disease targeted for

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Seminar 5: Environmental Genomics – Pathogen Surveillance, Tracing the Source of Human Cases and Health Compliance

[fusion_text] 23.01.2013 “Environmental Genomics – Pathogen Surveillance, Tracing the Source of Human Cases and Health Compliance” by Dr. Shaharuddin A. DATE:  Wednesday, 23rd January, 2013 TIME: 3-4pm ABSTRACT Recent advances in human and molecular genetics provide an unparalleled opportunity to understand how genes and genetic changes interact with environmental stimuli to either preserve health or

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Seminar 6: Glimpses of History of Medicine with a Twist in the Tail

[fusion_text] 27.02.2013 “Glimpses of History of Medicine with a Twist in the Tail” by Prof. Dr. Ramesh Kumar Marya Professor and Head, Dept. of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine DATE: 27th February, 2013 (Wednesday) TIME: 3-4pm VENUE: Lecture Room 4 @ Level 3, QIUP, Plaza Teh Teng Seng ABSTRACT In this talk, the speaker briefly reviews

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Seminar 7: Conservation of Plant Germplasm – A Cryopreservation Approach

[fusion_text] 14.03.2013 “CONSERVATION OF PLANT GERMPLASM: A CRYOPRESERVATION APPROACH”  by Professor Dr. Paul T. Lynch Biological Sciences Research Group Faculty of Education, Health & Sciences School of Sciences, University of Derby United Kingdom DATE: 14 March 2013 (Thursday) TIME: 3-4pm VENUE: Lecture Room 2 & 3 @ Level 3, QIUP, Plaza Teh Teng Seng ABSTRACT

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Seminar 9: Burkholderia pseudomallei Causing Melioidosis – Research Challenges and Opportunities, 100 Years after its Discovery

[fusion_text] 22.05.2013 “Burkholderia pseudomallei Causing Melioidosis:  Research Challenges and Opportunities, 100 Years after its Discovery” by Dr. Natesan Vijayalakshmi, Senior Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, Faculty of Medicine, QIUP DATE: 22 May 2013 (Wednesday) TIME: 3 – 4 p.m. VENUE: Lecture Room 4, Applied Sciences Building, QIUP ABSTRACT It has been exactly a century since

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Seminar 10: Phishing Attacks – How Vulnerable Are We?

[fusion_text] 19.06.2013 “Phishing Attacks – How Vulnerable Are We?” by Mr Jayaseelan Vejayon, Assistant Director, Information & Communications Technology Division, QIUP DATE: 19 June 2013 (Wednesday) TIME: 3 – 4 p.m. VENUE: Lecture Room 4, Applied Sciences Building, QIUP ABSTRACT Phishing is the term coined in the computer world for the fraudulent or deceptive act

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