On the occasion of National Science Day, Dr. B. Lal Institute of Biotechnology, Jaipur organized a One Day Workshop on RT-PCR Technology on March 1, 2021, in collaboration with Dr. B. Lal Clinical Laboratory and Centre for Innovation Research & Development (CIRD). Students and Faculties from different institutions participated in the Workshop.
Dr. Sandeep K. Shrivastava delivered a session on “When COVID19 meets RT-PCR Technology ''. Dr. Sandeep along with his team demonstrated different techniques including Good Laboratory Practices, Safety measures to be taken during COVID testing, proper way of wearing a mask and PPE kit, setting up reaction for RNA Extraction, RNA Extraction procedure using advanced instruments, and preparation of master mix for RT-PCR. The participants also visited CIRD where they were demonstrated about the setting up of one-step RT-PCR. The participants were also given an overview of the RT-PCR Software and data interpretation.
The participants got to know about how the COVID team works and they acknowledged the efforts, hard work, and difficulty that our COVID Warriors face while working in a PPE Kit continuously for hours. The Workshop provided an excellent learning experience to all the participants.