Burdwan, Jan 12 (The Street Press India) – In the academic year 2023-24, the Department of Biotechnology at the University of Burdwan, in collaboration with the Center for Innovation, Entrepreneurship, and Skill Development, has initiated a 14-day short-term course on “Plant Tissue Culture.” Dr. Indrani Chandra, Senior Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology, is coordinating the course, which delves into both theory and practical applications of tissue culture.
The course aims to equip students with essential knowledge and skills related to the basic concepts and methods of plant tissue culture. Covering topics such as theory, applications, tools, equipment, methods, and quality control, the program provides hands-on experience through practical classes. Upon completion, students will be capable of cultivating various tissues and cells using diverse plant tissue culture techniques.
Successfully passing the course qualifies students for a certificate from Burdwan University. The overwhelming student interest since the course’s launch underscores its potential as a valuable resource. Given the rapid growth in the field of tissue culture, the course is expected to meet the increasing demand for education and research in this domain, positioning Burdwan University at the forefront of this evolving landscape.