Public seminar by visiting Professor Yalavarthy Prameela Devi from Kakatiya University, India – Tuesday 1 June.
Visiting Professor Yalavarthy Prameela Devi from the Environmental Biotechnology Laboratory at Kakatiya University in India, will present a public seminar titled: “Biotechnological approaches for the development of low cost field kits for environmental monitoring of toxic chemicals”.
The talk will present biotechnological approaches for the development of low cost field kits for detection, separation, identification and quantification of toxic chemicals like heavy metals, organophosphates, organochlorides.
Toxic chemicals can be detected, identified and quantified by various chemical and instrumental methods, but monitoring from the environment is cumbersome, time consuming and costly. Alternatively enzymatic methods could be used in the field for monitoring of these toxic chemicals because of their exceptional performance capabilities, which include high specificity and sensitivity, rapid response, low cost and user-friendly operation.
Join Professor Yalavarthy Prameela Devi as she explains the main principles involved in enzymatic methods for environmental monitoring of toxic chemicals.
When: 1.10pm on Tuesday 1 June.
Where: Benham Lecture Theatre, University of Adelaide.