Department News

Department of Zoology congratulate Ms. Roopal Bohra for qualifying SET examination 2023

A guest lecture was organized by Department of Zoology on 22nd February, 2023. Lecture was delivered by eminent ethnologist Prof. Reena Mathur for the UG and PG students. As it is a part of their syllabus, students were keen interested in this lecture. Prof. Reena Mathur told about the work of renowned scientists in the field of animal behavior. She told that study of animal behavior is known as ethology. Ethology has concepts of it, which are universally true and applied to all organisms. She explained the subject in such an interested way which students enjoyed a lot and they learned the concepts during the lecture itself. Overall it was a learning with fun classroom. And students benefitted with it.


In order to celebrate National Science day, a guest lecture was organized for PG students and research scholars by Discipline of Zoology on 28th February.  Lecture was delivered by S.J.S. Flora, Ph.D. FNASc, Former Director, National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Lucknow and Mohali on “SAFETY AND TOXICITY STUDIES OF HERBAL DRUGS”.

He discussed his area of expertise in the field of toxicological research. He introduced students with different areas of toxicology, types of toxicity testing and side Effects associated with Use of Herbal Drugs. He also talked about various in-vitro and in-vivo safety tests for evaluation of toxicity of herbal drugs. He highlighted the role of Herbal drugs as ameliorative agents against Heavy Metals Toxicity and as protective agents against Blistering Agents. At last, he discussed about Safety Measurements for the usage of herbal drugs.  He concluded the lecture with the quote “All substances are poisonous; There is none that is not a poison. The right dose differentiates A poison and a remedy”