The Department of Microbiology of Dr. N.G.P. Arts and Science College will host the IV Louis Pasteur Memorial national symposium on “Biopharmaceuticals – Application in Disease Prevention and Health Promotion” on August 4 and 5. According to a release, abstracts for original ongoing / completed research investigations are invited for oral and poster presentations as soft and hard copies.

Model, short film and animation films are also invited. The best presentation will receive the Louis Pasteur memorial award. Last date for submission of abstracts and registration is July 5.

For details, contact S.S. Sudha on 92452-82174; or e-mail to / Pasteur.nsbp2011@