The Apollo University, Chittoor has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with University of Hyderabad (UoH), an Institution of Eminence on 24th August 2022. The MoU was signed by Dr. Devesh Nigam (Registrar, UoH) and Dr. M Potha Raju (Registrar, The Apollo University). Prof. BJ Rao, Honourable Vice-Chancellor, UoH, and Dr. K Prabakar Head, Academic Affairs, Apollo Knowledge, Chennai were present for the ceremony.
Prof. P Prakash Babu, Senior Professor, School of Life Sciences, University of Hyderabad and Prof. R Satyanarayana, The Apollo University will be the Coordinators for the implementation of the MoU.
Prof. Vinod H Bhat, Honourable Vice-Chancellor, The Apollo University, Mr. V Sivaramakrishnan, CEO, Apollo Knowledge and Mr. P Naresh Kumar Reddy, Unit-Head, Chittoor, congratulated the team and wished great successful collaboration.
Expressing his pleasure on the collaboration, Prof. B.J Rao remarked, “The collaboration between The Apollo University and UoH to share a responsibility for research in the areas of Genomics and Proteomics of Non-Communicable Diseases, Development of early detection biomarkers for Non-Communicable Diseases, Stem Cells and Tissue Engineering and Design and Development of Biopharmaceuticals, is a significant one and we have found the trusted partner, Apollo Group, to support our vision with excellent and innovative services in healthcare and life sciences.”
The objective of the collaboration is to support quality training programs in technological and healthcare research, and promote inter-institutional cooperation. The agreement explores the exchange of knowledge and collaboration in Technology, Medicine, Data Science, Machine Learning, and Speedy diagnosis.
Prof. P Prakash Babu stated “Faculty from both institutions will be involved in training the students in the areas of biomedical sciences, molecular biology, genetics and artificial intelligence” within the umbrella of the UoH guidelines stipulated time to time.
This agreement is a boost-up for both institutions in the areas of Biomedical Science, Genetics & Molecular Biology and the Health Informatics and Analytics.