Sept. 26, 2011
-- The Department of Biotechnology of the School of Bio-Sciences of Lovely Professional University organized a career talk by Training and Research Expert from Bangalore based 'Pro-biosys'. This valuable session was organized for final year Bio-Technology and Life Sciences students of B.Sc, M.Sc, B.Tech. M.Tech programmes. More than 400 students got benefitted through this organization by getting crystal clear idea about the qualities expected from the future biotechnology professionals.
The key speaker was Bhanu Prakash, CEO, 'Pro-biosys'-
which is known as a premier career advancement company for the pharmaceutical and life sciences professionals, promoting and facilitating perpetual learning. Also pegged as the country's first finishing Life Sciences school, it has proposed to set up a joint Incubation Center at LPU for related students who will be ready employable talent for the Biotech and Pharma industry.
Bhanu Prakash said "With the increasing demand for qualified life sciences professionals in India, the availability of quality talent is decreasing. To minimize and eventually eliminate this gap, at Probiosys our endeavor is to impart training in emerging bio- technology, high end automation and international quality procedures for meeting real time industrial and research environment requirements."
In fact, study of bio-technology is very important as it is based on biology. So, this technology harnesses cellular and bio-molecular processes to develop technologies and products that help improve our lives and, in turn, the health of our planet.
For this conduction, the Director General of LPU, Er HR Singla said: "We are regularly developing our students to be very much focused about their career goal by choosing the specialization area, related to their programme, for building expertise." He also emphasized that students must shape themselves keeping in mind the existing gap between the academics and the demand of skills in bio-technology related industry.
It is illustrative that 'Probiosys' is a unique center designed for international standards and compliant with the best practices across industries. It also has a technology incubation center with a focus on industrial and workforce interface. A few of the participating students consider that such type of beneficial career talks and workshops are frequently conducted at the University: "We are happy to know that, in near future too, there will be winter workshop on animal cell culture, food microbiology in coordination of this very internationally renowned company, for our benefit."