Jalandhar June 12 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- A one day DBT sponsored seminar was organized by the Department of Biotechnology on the topic “Biotechnology in Investigating Gut-Brain Axis” under the able guidance of worthy Principal Prof. Dr. (Mrs.) Ajay Sareen. The Resource Person for the day was Dr. Gazal Sharma, Assistant Professor, Department of Food Science and Technology, IKG Punjab Technical University, Kapurthala. She explained in her lecture that micro flora of stomach effects the functioning of brain.
She further added the significance of diet components on the growth and development of bacteria in stomach. She stressed the need to consume probiotics such as yoghurt, curd etc. and discuss the various brain diseases such as headache, migrainpain etc. can be prevented by the use of different natural health supplements. In the end Dr. Jitender Kumar, Head of Biotechnology Department has given vote of thanks to the worthy guest and others who had helped in organizing the seminar.
Principal Dr. Ajay Sareen congratulated the department and honoured the Resource Person. Faculty members Dr. Anjana Bhatia, Dr. Harpreet Singh, Ms. Purnima Sharma, Dr. Nitika Arora, Ms. Ramandeep Kaur, Ms. Harpreet Kaur and Mr. Sumit Sharma were also present on the occasion.