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Biochemical Education in India — A Perspective

Ramasarma, T (1984) Biochemical Education in India — A Perspective. In: Biochemical Education, 12 (3). pp. 134-136.

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In this article I wish to focus on what a professional society can do in promoting biochemical education in a country. The Society of Biological Chemists (India) represents the interests of biochemistry and allied sciences in India. It has a membership of about 2000 and organizes many symposia and an annual meeting in different parts of the country. It celebrated its Golden Jubilee in 1980 and hosted the joint meeting with the Federation of Asian and Oceanian Biochemists (FAOB) held in Bangalore. The Society provides a forum for biochemists to meet and discuss their work. Most importantly these meetings give an opportunity for young biochemists to be exposed to current developments. As an annual feature the Society organizes a discussion on Biochemical Education. Some useful activities emanate from these, however modest these may be.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Biochemical Education
Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science Ltd.
Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Biochemistry
Date Deposited: 20 Mar 2008
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:43
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/13397

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