Precious Kashmir News
Srinagar, Oct 5: A one-day National Webinar on ‘Emerging respiratory viruses- COVID-19 and Influenza’ was organized by the Department of Zoology, University of Kashmir (KU), in collaboration with Academy of EcoScience on Monday.
The webinar was inaugurated by Vice Chancellor University of Kashmir Prof Talat Ahmad.
While addressing the participants, Talat underscored the importance of such webinars amidst COVID-19 pandemic.
He valuated the role of scientists in these pandemic times and stressed on to follow COVID-19 SOPs while meeting the research and academic standards.
Talat further deliberated upon the role of webinars in present COVID-19 pandemic time for academic and research pursuits.
During the webinar, the keynote speakers highlighted the cause and consequences of respiratory diseases.
Prof. Rita Singh Convener, Division of Molecular Endocrinology and Reproduction Department of Zoology, University of Delhi deliberated on ‘How Corona Virus Hacks Human Physiology’. She enumerated the physiological mechanisms affected by corona virus.