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INVITATION FOR RIST POPULAR TALK

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You are cordially invited to attend the monthly popular talk series organized by the RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (RIST), IMPHAL.

Topic : Fruit fly as model to study human muscle diseases

By: 
Dr. Upendra Nongthomba
Associate Professor

Department of Molecular Reproduction, Development & Genetics,

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

Email: upendra@mrdg.iisc.ernet.in

Abstract: Fruit fly, scientifically named as drosophila, has been extensively used as a model system to study numerous human diseases. 70% of disease causing human genes/proteins have orthologue in drosophila, allowing an easy access system to dissect the etiology of these diseases. In this talk the speaker will summarize his group’s contribution to muscle diseases and healthy ageing using the fruit fly as model.

V E N U E & DATE:

SEMINAR HALL, DEPARTMENT OF BIOCHEMISTRY, MANIPUR UNIVERSITY
Saturday, the 6 th August, 2016 at 2.00 p.m.

(N. Nimai Singh)
Convener,
RIST monthly popular talk series

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