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Dr.S.Vincent an Environmental Scientist and Reader in the Department of Zoology, Loyola College, Chennai has been appointed as Member Secretary for Tamilnadu State Council for Science & Technology. He will maintain liaison between Government of India and the State Government and co-ordinate research activities of Government Departments, Universities, Colleges and other Professional Bodies with a view to develop cutting edge of scientific research in the state.

Dr. S. Vincent is an active researcher in the field of environmental science and wildlife conservation. Based upon his expertise and dedicated service in the environment management and conservation, he has been awarded 'Environmental Awareness and Education Award (2000) by the Department of Environment, Government of Tamilnadu and 'Young Scientist' (1998) by the Tamilnadu State Council for Science and Technology, Government of Tamilnadu.

He is also a member in Storm Water Drain Management for Chennai and Co-ordinator for clean and Green street in Chennai, by Department of Environment, Government of Tamilnadu.
Dr.P.Ramasamy, Prosfessor & Head -Department of Bio-Technology, University of Madras has been appointed as Vice-Chancellor, Alagappa University, Karaikudi.

Varsity-Maritech offer P.G.Diploma in Advanced Aquaculture
Department of Zoology, University of Madras signed MoU with Maritech, Chennai to start a new course on P.G.Diploma in Advanced Aquaculture. Prof.N.Munuswamy, is the Course Director and Mr.S.Santhanakrishnan, CEO is the Course Co-ordinator (for details contact by E-mail: munuswamynm@yahoo.com)
Varsity - International Centre for Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Diseases offer P.G. Diploma in Stem Cell Technology and Tissue Engineering
Department of Zoology, University of Madras signed MoU with International Centre for Cardio Thoracic and Vascular Diseases (A Unit of Frontier Life Pvt., Ltd.,) Chennai to start a new course on P.G. Diploma in Stem Cell Technology and Tissue Engineering. Prof . H. Devaraj is the Course Director and Dr. Sarasa Bharathi Arumugam is the Course Co-ordinator.
Established a New Centre for Ocean and Coastal Studies (COCS)
University of Madras has established a Centre for Ocean and Coastal Studies (COCS) with a foresight of developing multi disciplinary facilities for carrying out Research and Development (R&D) and human resources development programmes in the areas of coastal and ocean science. The interaction between land and sea with particular reference to climate changes, ecosystem modifications in the east coast of India will receive special attention. The main objective of the Centre is to facilitate inter-disciplinary teaching, training and R&D programs with an aim to protect, conserve and manage the ocean and marine ecosystems for sustainable development towards optimum utilization of resources for the benefit of community. The Centre extends invitation to scientists/academicians to work together for the building of Ocean Science Partnership through sharing of knowledge, improved communications and enhanced collaboration on mutual interests (for more details contact Prof. N. Munuswamy, Director - COCS, University of Madras by E-mail: munuswamynm@yahoo.com)

Conference / Seminars/meetings 2007 & 2008

3rd International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology:
6-9 August, 2007. Venue: Wyndham Greenspoint Hotel. Location: 12400 Greenspoint Drive, Houston. Contact: Environmental Conference Program, American Academy of Sciences, 9720 Town ParkDr. Ste 18, Houston, TX 77036 ,USA. Website:http://www.aasci.org/conference/env/2007/. E-mail: Env-conference@AASci.orgZ

10th International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology (CEST2007):5-7 September 2007. Venue: tbc. Location: 30, Voulgaroktonou str, Athens, GR 11472, Greece. Phone: +30 210 6492450. Fax: + 30 210 6492499. Website: http://www.gnest.org/cest . E-mail: cest2007@gnest.org

14th International Symposium on Health-Related Water Microbiology:9-15 September, 2007. Venue: Yayoi-Kodo, The University of Tokyo, JAPAN. Website: http://www.watermicro2007.jp/top.html

Conferences on Thermophilic Microorganisms:24-27 September, 2007. Venue: Bergen - Norway. Contact: Department of Biology, University of Bergen, P.O. Box 7800, N-5020 Bergen, Norway, Phone: +4755582657; Fax:4755589671. Website:http://sites.web123.no/AtlanticReiser/uib/ Thermophiles2007/.Email:Thermophiles_2007@bio.uib.no

Combating Climate Change on the Regional Level: West Coast Policy and Litigation:19th October 2007. Venue: University of Oregon School of Law. Location: Eugene, Oregon, USA. Website:http://www.law.uoregon.edu/org/jell/klamath.php. E-mail: cdavis6@uoregon.edu

1st Annual European Climate Change Conference:29-30 January, 2008 Venue: Management Centre Europe. Contact: Epsilon Events Ltd, 2 Alexandra gate, Ffordd Pengam, Cardiff, UK, CF24 2SA. Phone: +44 (0) 2920 8954 757, Fax: +44 (0) 2920 894 755. Website:www.epsilonevents.com. E-mail: jwilmott@epsilonevents.com

Energy & Environment (EE'08):20-22 February, 2008. Venue: University of Cambridge, Contact: University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK. Website:http://www.wseas.us/conferences/2008/cambridge/ee. E-mail: info@wseas.org

Water Contamination Emergencies:Collective Responsibility: 7- 8 April, 2008. Venue: Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London, W1G 0AE, United Kingdom, Contact: Maggi Churchouse Events, 3 East Barn, Market Weston Road, Thelnetham, Diss , IP22 1JJ , United Kingdom.Phone: +44 (0) 1359 221004; Fax: +44 (0) 1359 221004. Website: http://www.dwi.gov.uk/conf/wce.shtm E-mail: maggi@maggichurchouseevents.co.uk

Marine Microbes:13-18 July, 2008. Venue: Il Ciocco, Lucca (Barga), Italy. Contact: Carlos Pedros-Alio & Laure Guillou. Website:http://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?year=2008&program=marinemicr,E-mail: CPEDROS@ICM.CSIC.ES, LGUILLOU@SB-ROSCOFF.FR

5th International Conference on Environmental Catalysis:31August - 03 September, 2008. Venue: School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, David Keir Building, United Kingdom. Contact: School of Chemistry & Chemical Engineering, David Keir Building, United Kingdom.Phone: (028) 9097 5418; Fax: (028) 9097 6524. Website: http://www.chemsoc.org E-mail: 5icec@qub.ac.uk

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