Guest Speaker Programme on “Fundamentals of Procreation: Development of Human Reproductive Organs”

The Biology department of Delhi Public School R.K. Puram organised a Virtual Guest Speaker Programme on the topic “Fundamentals of Procreation: Development of Human Reproductive Organs” on May 28, 2021 for the biology students of class XII, pertaining to their CBSE curriculum

The session was conducted by  Dr. Perumal Jayraj,He is currently working as an assistant professor in the Department of Zoology at Sri Venkateswara college, University of Delhi. Having completed a Ph.D in Cancer Biology from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, his research areas include treatment of malignant ocular tumours and skin carcinomas by identification of potential cancer biomarkers. He has been bestowed with many  prestigious awards such as Best Ph.D Research Fellow by Ophthalmic Research Association, Dr. R.P Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences 

The session began with a warm welcome extended to our eminent guest by our Vice Principal , Dr. Renu Nayyar. During the session, Dr. Jayraj talked about various interesting topics related to human reproductive organs such as gamete formation from precursor cells, significance of SRY gene and  genital ridges, which are essential components of this session’s academic curriculum as well, thus providing helpful exposure to students.This was all explained in a simple, and eloquent manner by Dr. Jayraj with the help of well presented illustrations

The presentation was followed by a question and answer session where Dr. Perumal Jayraj explained all the doubts effectively. Overall it was an extremely useful and educative session which provided better understanding of the concepts to the students

The session concluded with a vote of thanks presented by Ms. Niva Chhonkar, Head of the Biology,Department, Delhi Public School, R.K. Puram. The session was organised by Ms. Kajal Sethi who extended her gratitude to our guest for gracing us with his presence.