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AdtU commemorated World Laboratory Day, which celebrated the pivotal role of laboratories in advancing scientific knowledge, driving innovation, and shaping our understanding of the world around us.

Date- 23rd Apr 2024

From groundbreaking medical advancements to technological innovations, laboratories are the birthplace of ideas that have the power to change lives and transform societies. Keeping this in mind Assam down town University celebrated this auspicious day under the theme “The Future Is Lab: Embrace Innovation”, organized by the Programme of Medical Laboratory Technology under the Faculty of Paramedical Sciences.

The event was inaugurated by Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of Assam down town University Dr. N.C. Talukdar, the Chief Guest: Executive Director, AIIMS Guwahati Prof. (Dr.) Ashok Puranik, along with chairperson faculty of paramedical sciences, Dr. P.C Sharma and Dean Faculty of Paramedical Sciences, Dr. Abhijit Dutta. Two eminent guest speakers namely, Dr. Chenjei Konyak (Resident Medical Officer, Govt. of Nagaland, Nagaland house, Guwahati), delivered a talk entitled "Medical Laboratory: Equitable Access Through Innovations," and Dr. L. Sundareswaran (Asst. professor, Dept. of physiology, AIIMS Guwahati), delivered a talk entitled “Labs of the future”.

The event also included engaging the students in essay and scientific poster competitions. The winners were awarded with certificates and cash prizes in recognition of their achievements following a cultural program. Dr. Abhijit Dutta Dean of the Faculty of Paramedical Sciences, and Shila Singh Kumari Singh, Associate Dean of Institute of Paramedical Science, along with the entire Medical Laboratory Technology department made this event a successful one.