A three-day international conference on ‘Environment, Genes, Health and Diseases – 2017’ (EGHD’17) was at Bharathiar University on August 22.
Over 1,000 dignitaries including medical professionals and scientists from within the country and Israel, South Korea and Canada participated. The Vice-Chancellor of Central University, Thiruvarur, Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor of Avinashilingam University, ICMR Deputy Director and Senior Principal Scientists from CCMB shared their expertise.
Lifetime achievement awards was awarded to K.M. Marimuthu, former Vice-Chancellor, Bharathiar University, and K.S. Srinivasan, Managing Director, Vaigarai Homeopathy Hospital and Research Centre. Besides this, Young Investigator award and 10 Travel awards also given to deserving participants.