JALUKBARI, March 27 - Gauhati University Vice Chancellor Dr Mridul Hazarika, Dr Jogen Chandra Kalita, Professor of Zoology and In-Charge of International Relations, Gauhati University, and Assistant Professor of SB Deorah College Dr Rahul Sarma were invited by the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, University of Dhaka, to attend a two-day international workshop on �Development of novel antibiotics to tackle antimicrobial resistance� at the Centre for Advanced Research in Science, University of Dhaka, on March 23 and 24.
Addressing the delegates, the GU Vice Chancellor hoped the workshop would help in building relationships for betterment of the educational exchange programme between India and Bangladesh. He also presented a video on the glorious journey of Gauhati University.
Prof Kalita made a presentation on traditional knowledge on medicinal plants with special reference to beneficial effects of phytoestrogens, while Dr Rahul Sarma made a presentation on traditional knowledge-based drug development and delivery.
The workshop was attended by several participants from different countries, including the UK and China, besides Bangladesh.
A meeting was held separately between the respective Vice Chancellors on March 24 at Dhaka University, where they talked about the exchange programme and research collaboration in specific areas of mutual interest.