Trivedi School of Biosciences is launched by the Ashoka University in Sonipath Hariyana with a commitment of over Rs 100 crore by one of its founder-trustees, Ashok Trivedi. The university has also constituted an advisory board of the School, led by Nobel Laureate and President of the Royal Society, Venkatraman ‘Venki’ Ramakrishnan.
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The main goal of Trivedi School of Biosciences is to focus on the emerging scopes of Biology such as synthetic biology, data science (including applications of AI), biodiversity and ecology (including chemical ecology) as well as innovations in biology education at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
According to Ashish Dhawan, chairman, Board of Trustees, said: “Ashoka’s aspiration is to build a leading research university, with a strong focus on teaching and learning. We have also made a strong commitment to the sciences in the last couple of years. The Trivedi School of Biosciences will contribute significantly to both discovery science and its applications towards addressing societal problems.”