The 2nd Annual Research Day of the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh will be celebrated on the 12th October, 2013. Instituted last year to inculcate the spirit of medical research at the prestigious PGIMER the annual Research Day encourages the faculty members to showcase their published research by putting up posters of the same in the Zakir Hall of the Institute.
Out of the large number of abstracts submitted this year, 252 high quality abstracts (published in high impact factor medical journals) have been selected for poster presentation. Depending upon the quality of research and the impact factors of the medical journals, 10 each of Assistant Professors, Associate Professors and Additional Professors will be awarded with certificates of appreciation for their research work.This year’s Guest of Honour on the occasion will be Prof. NK Ganguly, Distinguished Biotechnology Fellow & Advisor, Translational Health Science &Tech Institute, Prof. Arun Grover, Vice Chancellor, Panjab University, Chandigarh and Prof. Girish Sahni, Director, Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh. While Prof. Ganguly will deliver a talk on the “Importance of Biomedical Research, Prof. Grover will stress on “How to Achieve Excellence in Research”. Prof. Sahni will deliberate at length on the important aspect of “Translating Research into Practice”.