SMVDU faculty delivers talk in Paris

JAMMU: Dr. Sharada M. Potukuchi, a Plant Scientist & Faculty, Biotechnology, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra presented her research at the international conference organised in Paris, France.

During her keynote address on "Medicinal Plant Biotechnology in India", Dr. Potukuchi focused on the therapeutic compounds derived from herbs that are major part of medical prescriptions worldwide. The Allied Academy, organiser of the event recognised the research potential of Dr. Potukuchi and invited her for the talk.

The faculty member also presented results of her recent work, carried out along with her doctoral candidate, Savita Sharma, through an oral presentation on "Annual Variation in the Production of Boeravinone B in Different Plant Parts of Boerhaavia diffusa L. - A Medicinally Important Herb".

The conference was attended by plant researchers from leading universities and research institutions worldwide, including US, Europe, Middle East, South Asia, and South America.

Dr. Sanjeev Jain, Vice Chancellor, SMVDU believed that academic interaction would help strengthen international joint projects collaborations and to encouraged research aptitude in SMVDU.

Dr. Sharada expressed her gratitude to Dr. Sanjeev Jain for providing her with this opportunity to share her expertise with researchers from allied fields of plant sciences and natural medicine.

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