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Prof Rao delivers extension lecture at Dept of Botany

Prof Rao delivers extension lecture at Dept of Botany

Prof Rao delivers extension lecture at Dept of Botany

Aligarh: Professor G R Rao, a former faculty member, Department of Botany, Aligarh Muslim University recently gave a lecture on ‘History of Genetics and Modern Trends’ at the University’s Department of Botany.

During the ‘Extension Lecture’ Programme, Prof Rao spoke about the idea of Mendel’s laws of inheritance, structure of chromosomes and deoxyribose nucleic acid and role of crossing over in the process of evolution. In his lecture, he also emphasized on the importance of basic knowledge of subjects.

“Prof H S A Yahya, Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences presided over the event,” confirmed Prof Firoz Mohammad, Chairman, Department of Botany, Aligarh Muslim University.

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