Gyanteeka Webinar Series

This webinar series, GYANTEEKA is an initiative of INYAS to create an awareness on vaccination in general and on #COVID19 vaccination in particular. The focus of the series is exclusively on various aspects of vaccines and vaccination for public awareness.

6th Talk

Topic : Global Delta Outbreak, Vaccine Efficacy and Road Ahead

Speaker: Dr. Anurag Agrawal, Director, CSIR-Institute of Genomics & Integrative Biology (IGIB), New Delhi

About the speaker: Dr. Anurag Agrawal is an Indian pulmonologist, medical researcher, and currently, the director of the CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, New Delhi. Known for his studies on lung diseases, Dr. Agrawal is a senior fellow of the DBT-Wellcome Trust and also a recipient of the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Science and Technology, for his contributions to Medical Sciences in 2014. He is also a recipient of the National Bioscience Award for Career Development of the Department of Biotechnology which he received in 2015.

Date and time: July 31, 2021 (Saturday); 11:00 am

1st Talk

Topic : Technical Symposium on Infectious Diseases

Speaker: Dr. Shahid Jameel, Director, Trivedi School of Biosciences, Ashoka University, Sonepat.

This lecture is also the inaugural lecture of INYAS new webinar series, #GYANTEEKA, a part of mass awareness campaign on Covid-19 vaccination by INYAS.

Other Speakers: Dr. Dhiraj Kumar, ICGEB; Dr. NitiKumar, CSIR-CDRI; Dr. Sanhita Ray, LV Prasad Eye Institute; Dr. Surajit Bhattacharya, Tripura University’ Dr. Upasana Ray, CSIR-IICB.


2nd Talk

Topic : Value of vaccines

Speaker: Prof. Gagandeep Kang, The Welcome Trust Research Laboratory, Division of Gastrointestinal Sciences, Christian Medical College, Vellore.

Date and time: 25th March 2021 (Tomorrow), 11am-12pm.


3rd Talk

Topic : Lessons from the Pandemic: New Models for Global Scientific Collaboration

Speaker: Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist, World Health Organization (WHO).

Date and time: April 24 (Saturday) at 12pm.


4th Talk

Topic : COVID 19, Vaccines, and Way Forward

Speaker: Dr. Satyajit Rath, Indian Institute of Science Education & Research, Pune.

Date and time: 29th May 2021 @ 11:00 AM.


5th Talk

Topic : Influenza and COVID 19 Vaccine

Speaker: Dr. Raghavan Varadarajan, IISc Bangalore.

Date and time: June 26 (Saturday) at 11:00AM.