The Faculty of Life Science has organized a hands-on workshop entitled “Identification of Fingerprints”

Department: Life Sciences Year/Semester: B.Sc. Hons. IV Semester Biotechnology
Activity: Hands-on Workshop
Date and Duration: 15 March, 2021. 11:10 AM  to 1:10 PM
Title:  Identification of Fingerprints.
Resource Person: Dr. Taniya Sengupta Rathore, Associate Professor, Faculty of Life Science, Mandsaur University, Mandsaur

Brief description/ Remarks:

Forensic Science is considered as an important branch of Modern science which uses basic principle of Natural science to solve criminalist cases. Laboratory based searches are the part of applications of Biotechnology. In one day workshop organized by Faculty of Life Sciences on 15 March 2021, students were trained to perform identification of individuals by their finger print analysis. The whole process was demonstrated by Dr. Taniya Sengupta Rathore through power point presentation. The presentation includes:

  1. Principle of fingerprinting
  2. Classification of ridges into loop, arches and whorl.
  3. Henry’s method for identification of finger prints.
  4. Automated technique based on Henry’s method for identification of finger prints.

Further, the students were assigned Hands-on identification of a faculty from the department by collecting and analyzing the finger print from all the faculties within the department.

With rigorous analysis students were able to identify the faculty.

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Outcome:  All the participants actively participated in the workshop. They experience a new subject with learn by fun method. They were very excited to learn such a new concept. Such type of work shop motivates students to think beyond their mind. The practical approach will help students to acquire their job in forensic science laboratories.

No. of participants: 09

Prepared by: Dr. Taniya Sengupta Rathore, Associate Professor, Faculty of Life Science, Mandsaur University

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