Avidadham 2018 is an International Conference organized by the Department of Biotechnology, Anna University, Chennai. Avidadham 2018 in its 6th edition aims to bring the students at par with the latest trends in diagnostics at the field of medicine especially in the context of lifestyle diseases.
The main goal of Avidadham is to provide not only a challenging forum for all the participants but also to serve as a wonderful platform for them to interact with reputed researchers from all around the world. This will not only bring awareness to the current trends in the field of medical diagnostics and therapeutics but also enable them to launch their career as a researcher.
Our aim is to facilitate the nurturing of the intellectual minds towards a scientific approach and invention development
The Centre for Biotechnology was established in 1987 in Anna University with financial
support from the Department of Biotechnology, Delhi, University Grants Commission, Delhi
and Anna University.
The Centre has a state of art laboratory at Taramani with facilities for carrying out research in
various areas of Biotechnology, housing modern infrastructure to conduct research in
Bioprocess Technology, Immunology, Drug Discovery, Chemical Biology, Computational
Biology and Stem Cell Biology.
Several laboratory findings have been published in reputed international journals and presented
at many national and international conferences. Many patents have been filed and granted. A
WHO approved diagnostic kit was made for Lymphatic Filariasis.
The areas of research are contemporary and the Centre boasts of a good mix of experience researchers and vibrant faculty.