Wednesday, 5 February 2020

Report on Foreign Faculty Guest Lecture by Dr Michael Taylor


The department of Life Sciences had organized a foreign faculty guest lecture by Dr Michael Taylor, Professor, Proton therapy, University of Manchester, UK and the CHRISTIE NHS Foundation Trust on February 3, 2020. The venue was the Room No. 105, Central Block, Central Campus, CHRIST (Deemed to be University). Dr Taylor is currently a STEM Ambassador for covering the Great Manchester, Cheshire and Merseyside regions. The welcome address was delivered by Aman Sharma, Secretary of Life Science Association. This was followed by the delivery of the lecture “Radiotherapy for Cancer Treatment; Clinical Viewpoints” by Dr Taylor. The talk mainly focused on radiation detection and measurement in a bid to improve proton beam therapy in health and medicine domains to treat cancer. The vote of thanks was given by Krishna Iyer, 6BCZ. Dr Suma S, Associate Professor, Dept of Life Sciences gave a memento to Prof Taylor as a token of appreciation. The students actively engaged in a query session after the talk.





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