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SIMATS organizes Induction Ceremony

SIMATS organizes Induction Ceremony

Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences (SIMATS) organized the induction ceremony to welcome the Second batch of students who have joined the M.Tech/M.Sc programme in Molecular Medicine for the session 2022-24 was held recently.

Prof. (Dr) Suresh Kumar Rayala, Chairman of GATE/JAM and Professor Department of Biotechnology, IIT Madras, Chennai was the chief guest on the occasion. The Induction ceremony was felicitated by Dr. Sheeja Varghese, Registrar, SIMATS and Dr Aravind Kumar, Dean, Saveetha Dental College and Hospitals, Chennai.

SIMATS started this programme in 2021 for the first time in the state of Tamil Nadu. This course in Molecular Medicine is an interdisciplinary programme with an emphasis on 12 months of dissertation/research work. The programme expands upon the scientific and medical knowledge  acquired in bachelor programmes and explores in-depth molecular aspects of medicine. 

It should enable students to engage in independent and creative research at the crossroads of medicine and basic science.  This year students from diverse fields including graduates and postgraduates in Medicine, Dentistry, Life sciences and Allied Health Sciences joined the programme.