SRINAGAR A two days national conference on Recent Advances in understanding the role of phytochemicals in human health was inaugurated at University of Kashmir.
The conference as per the statement is being organised by the Department of Food Science & Technology and objective of the conference was to bring together the eminent academicians, scientists, and researchers to discuss their research results and share their experiences.
The conference was formally inaugurated by Vice Chancellor by Prof. Khursheed Andrabi.
In his presidential remarks, the Vice Chancellor congratulated the Department for organising the conference on the pressing theme and highlighted the importance of natural products in combating various human diseases.
The conference was also addressed by Professor Zafar A Reshi, Dean Research, University of Kashmir who laid stress on the convergence of research from different fields for harnessing the potential of phytochemicals.
In his address, Prof. F.A. Masoodi, Dean School of Applied Sciences & Technology discussed the new concepts that have emerged over the period of time regarding the phytochemicals.
The organising secretary of the conference, Dr Sajad Mohd Wani introduced theme of the conference to the audience. Souvenir was also released on the occasion.
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