Gurgaon, November 28, 2013: An interactive seminar on ‘Lead (Pb) Toxicity in the Environment’ was organised at the School of Biosciences, Apeejay Stya University. The chief speaker for the seminar was Emeritus Prof. Anna Barbara Fischer of Justus Liebig University, Giessen, Germany.The seminar was inaugurated by lighting of the lamp by Hon. Prof. K.K. Dwivedi, Vice Chancellor, Apeejay Stya University and Prof. Asha Chandola Saklani, Dean-School of Biosciences, Apeejay Stya University & other faculty. The session was chaired by Kashish Nigam (B.Tech-1st year) and Ruchika Yadav (M.Sc-1st year).
Prof. Anna B. Fischer delivered a lecture on lead toxicity and interacted with the students & encouraged their early research inclination. Lead discussants initiated discussions and ensured an overall coverage as the conveners coordinated the interactions and steered the discussions into logical conclusions. Summary of the lectures was presented by Ms. Sakshi Saxena (B.Tech-1st year).