Guest Lecture is a way of creating awareness in students about advancements in the pharmaceutical industry, especially pertaining to technology. The students acquire an understanding about industry needs, latest technical updates, and avenues for higher education. Mr. Zaheer Abbas Senior Research Scientist – II at Apotex Research Private Limited, Bangalore, gave a very informative talk on “Evolution of pharmaceutical industry and its role in drug product development” in our college premises on 25-02-2017. Our students gained an insight into drug discovery and development, and benefitted immensely from this exposure to an industry perspective. The lecture by Mr. Abbas’s covered the spectrum of drug discovery, emphasizing on discovery, formulation, regulatory affairs, IPR, and clinical trials.
Dr. B.A. Vishwanath, Chairman, ABIPER, succinctly summed up the lecture, bringing to conclusion a very useful and interesting day for the staff and students.