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 â€˜History of Genetics and Modern Trendsâ€™ at the Universityâ€™s Department of Botany.
During the â€˜Extension Lectureâ€™ Programme, Prof Rao spoke about the idea of Mendelâ€™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.
â€œProf H S A Yahya, Dean, Faculty of Life Sciences presided over the event,â€ confirmed Prof Firoz Mohammad, Chairman, Department of Botany, Aligarh Muslim University.