Report of National Webinar on the Topic “Virtual Pharmacology Experimentation”.

Report on National Webinar organized by B. R. Nahata College of Pharmacy, Mandsaur University, Mandsaur
Department: Pharmacy Open for all university Students and Faculty Members.
Activity: National Webinar on YouTube.
Date and Duration:  04th July, 2020. 11:00 AM  to 12:00 Noon
Title:  “Virtual Pharmacology Experimentation”
Resource Person: Dr. Dharmendra Ahuja, Principal Mentor, Experimental Pharmacology Series Software – BHES; Director & Professor, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Jayoti Vidyapeeth Women’s University, Jaipur (Raj.), Listed Mentor For Change – Niti Aayog, Govt. of India; Ex. Fellow: State Innovation Council, Dept. of Planning, Govt. of Rajasthan, Ex. Fellow: MHRD, Govt. of India.

The Faculty of Pharmacy has organized a National Webinar on topic “Virtual Pharmacology Experimentation” on 04th July 2020 for the students, research scholars, faculty members. Dr. Rahul Trivedi, Coordinator, welcome and brief about the theme of the webinar and introduced the keynote speaker Dr. Dharmendra Ahuja. Dr. Dharmendra explained how the software helps for performing the pharmacological experimentation virtually. During his webinar he demonstrated some experiments using the software. He also explained about the laws against cruelty on animals. In the last part he explained the advantages of virtual experimentation of Pharmacology like time saving, no animal usage etc.
During the question-answer session, participants have raised queries about the results comparison and limitation of virtual experimentation.
At last Dr. Amit Kumar Jain, chief coordinator expressed vote of thanks to the keynote speaker and all participants.

       

Outcome: All the participants actively participated in the webinar. They learnt about pharmacological experimentation virtually. Webinar definitely enriched the participant about minimum usage of animals in the lab at UG level and reduced harm to animals with saving time.

No. of participants: 438 participants from different states of India including Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Delhi, Haryana, Kerala, Punjab etc.

Prepared by: Dr. Rahul Trivedi, Associate Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy, Mandsaur University

Verified and Submitted by (HOD/HOI): Dr. Amit Kumar Jain