• Spirulina- A superfood and sustainable farming opportunity for future by Dr. Vikrant Kulkarni, Founder & CEO, Mohor Super foods. 2022.

  • In vitro approaches for rapid genetic improvement and Papaya production by Dr. P. C. Josekutty, Research Manager, Skybury Coffee Pvt Ltd, Australia. 2022.

  • Go (Micro)Green by Mr. Ajay Gopinath, Owner, Grow Greens, Kerala. 2022.

  • Strategies to augment plant secondary metabolite production to develop processes and products of commercial value by Dr. G. A. Ravishankar, Vice President & Professor of Biotechnology, Dayananda Institutions, Bengaluru. 2021.

  • SDG: Challenges, Solutions & Policy Directions by Mr. M. N. V. Prasad, Emeritus Professor, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad. 2021.

  • Constraints in Mangrove Conservation by Prof. Dr. C. C. Harilal, Head, Department of Environmental Science, University of Calicut, Kerala. 2021.

  • Life skills: skills to manage daily life challenges by Dr. Sangeeta Kamath, Clinical Psychologist, Department of Psychology, RRAC. 2021.

  • Entrepreneurship & Leadership Development by Mr. Deep Modi, Doctoral Research on Organizational change at Ashridge Business School, London, USA. 2021.

  • Geospatial Technologies: Applications in natural Resources Monitoring & Disaster Management by Mr. Satish Pawar, M. Tech. IIRS, Dehradun. 2021.

  • Flora of Odisha- an epitome of plant biodiversity of Eastern Ghats of India by Dr. P. C. Panda, Plant Biodiversity inventories of Odisha. 2021.

  • Role of Educational Institutes in Documentation, Conservation & Utilization of Biodiversity by Dr. S. R. Yadav, INSA Senior Scientist, Department of Botany, Shivaji University, Kolhapur. 2021.

  • Sustainable agriculture in India- Why does it not scale up? by Ms. Vaishnavi Pawar, Researcher at Vikas Anvesh Foundation, India (Tata Trusts). 2020. 

  • Porous biomaterial in Biomedical & Biotechnology Applications by Dr. Anuj Tripathi, Scientist at Bioscience Group, BARC, Mumbai. 2020.

  • Van Sampada Van Shakti Van Mahotsav by Dr. Sashirekha Sureshkumar, Asso. Prof. Retd HOD, Botany, Mithibai College, 2020.

  • Mangroves- Life Guards of Mumbai by Mr. Hemant Karkhanis, Associate Manager, Mangrove Department, Godrej & Boyce. Mfg. Co. Ltd. 2020

  • Revealing secrets behind the ancient paintings of Ellora by Prof. Dr. Milind Sardesai. 2020.

  • Attractant for Honeybees by Dr. Dattatraya Naik. 2020.

  • Entrepreneurship and preparation of business plan by Ms. Maria. 2020.

  • Strictosidine synthase: A crucial enzyme to enhance the levels of anti-cancer compound Camptothecin by Dr. Sudhir Singh, BARC. 2020.

  • Agribusiness Management by Mr. Rahul Mirchandani, Director ARIES AGRO Ltd. 2020.




  • Nature Heals: A journey from Kingdom Plantae to Animalia by Dr. Prerana Singh. 2021.

  • Grass Research in India: Past & Present by Dr. Alok Chorghe. 2021.

  • Digital volunteering programme-YuWaah (UNICEF) by Mr. Suraj Mishra. 2021.

  • Competitive Exams by Mr. Animish Andhere. 2020.

  • Major Competitive Exams- A general overview by Ms. Shweta Jha. 2020

  • Overseas Opportunities and PCR & its applications by Dr. Sudhir Khodwekar. 2020.



  • Terrarium, Dish Garden, Bottle Garden, Green wall by Mr. Vinayak Jadhav & Ms. Ruta Jadhav. 2021.

  • Garden Designing workshop Ms. Anita Shyam Panikar. 2021

  • Method of making a Bonsai by  Ms. Rashmi Patil. 2021.

  • Workshop on Bonsai for TY AC students. 2018.

  • Inter-departmental workshop on soilless cultivation students of Botany, Life Science Under Star College. 2018

  • AYUSH Training-Preparation of Ayurvedic (Lavangadivati) and Unani (Sufoof-e-hazim- kalan) formulation. 2018.

  • Workshop on Animal Handling. 2018.

  • Workshop on HPTLC and HPLC. 2018.







Guest Lectures

  • Dr. Savita Kulkarni (Scientific Officer (G), (B.A.R.C.)
  • Dr. Anjali Apte-Deshpande (Director/Promoter, Central Dogma Pvt Ltd)
  • Dr. LS. Shashidhara (Dean (Research & Faculty), IISER, PUNE)
  • Dr. Archana Krishnan (Founder-Directors, BioGenomics)
  • Dr. Kripa Murzello (Senior Manager, Bharat Serums & Vaccines Ltd.)
  • Dr Ajit Datar (Advisor, Shimadzu Analytical India Pvt. Ltd.)
  • Dr. Sanjay Sonar (Director, BioGenomics Limited)
  • Dr. Aparna Bhanushali (Research Scientist & Senior Manager, SRL)
  • Dr. Shubhada Shenai (Application Specialist, LABINDIA)
  • Dr. Hemalatha Ramachandran (Associate Professor, Life Sciences, Sophia College)
  • Dr. Josekautty P., Plant Tissue Culturist, Australia
  • Dr. S.R. Yadav, Kolhapur University
  • Dr. Shalini Sehgal, Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences, New Delhi


Seminars Organized

  • Wood anatomy:- Dr. V. Vishnuprasad ( Assistant professor at SIES College)
  • Designing a successful project:- Dr. D.G. Naik (Chief Editor, Journal of essential oils)
  • Phytopharmaceuticals:- Dr. A.K.S. Rawat (Director, NBRI)
  • Popular Lecture:- Dr. Rita Mulherkhar. Senior Scientist, ACTREC, Navi Mumbai
  • CRISPR: A revolutionary tool for biomedical and biotechnology applications:- Dr. Devashish Rath, Senior Scientist, BARC, Mumbaiv
  • Dr. B. B. Sharma Motivational lecture
  • Lecture on interaction of flora and fauna:- Dr. Satish Sarfare
  • Lecture on climate based issues:- Dr. Tabassum Khan
  • Lecture on role of microbes in soil:- Dr. Tara Menon
  • Lecture on Biodiversity:- Dr. Rajendra Shinde
  • Symposium on ‘Recent advances in Cancer Biology’:- Dr. Banerjee, Dr. Daftary, Dr. Das


Workshops Organized

  • National Workshop on ‘Molecular techniques in Diagnostics’ (12 days)
  • Molecular Biology:- Dr. Anjali Apte Deshpande
  • Celebration of 30 years of DBT:- Dr. Suman Govil
  • Workshop on chemoprofiling of plants:- Dr. D.G. Naik
  • Workshop on HPTLC and HPLC: - Dr. Sunita Shailajan, Dr. Sasikumar Menon, Dr. Mandar Mhatre, Dr. Mayuresh Joshi.
  • Workshop on Animal Handling: - Dr. Sunita Shailajan, Dr. Sasikumar Menon, Dr. Mandar Mhatre, Dr. Mayuresh Joshi.
  • AYUSH Training-Preparation of Ayurvedic and Unani formulation (everyyear): Dr. Sunita Shailajan

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