October 18, 2021

Webinar on Digital Sequence Information by DPIIT IPR Chair, CUSAT: Register Now!

School of Legal Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology

About the CUSAT

The School of Legal Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), Cochin, Kerala. School of Legal School, CUSAT  is one of the oldest Law Schools in India. The Law School was initially started as  the Post Graduate Department of Law  of the University of Kerala in the year 1962 under the leadership and guidance of the late Prof. (Dr.) A.T.Markose, an internationally acclaimed jurist and academician. The School of Legal Studies became part of Cochin University in the year 1971.

About the webinar

The four-day webinar aims to raise awareness among the legal community about the problems posed by Digital Sequence Information on Biodiversity Law. Although there is no commonly acknowledged definition, Digital Sequence Information (DSI) refers to digital information on the sequence order of subunits of molecules derived from organisms. It contains digital biological data such as genetic information, bio information, natural information, sequence information, genetic sequence data, nucleotide sequence data, and in silico genetic resources.

Relevant Personalities

  1. Dr. Prabha S Nair, Associate Professor of Law, Saveetha University, Chennai & Member of the National Level Expert Committee on Digital Sequence Information, National Biodiversity Authority.
  2. Dr. Lesly Augustine, Assistant Professor, Sacred Hearts College, Thevara, Kochi.
  3. Dr. Narendran Thiruthy, Technical Officer, National Biodiversity Authority, Chennai.
  4. Mr.Edward Hammond, Advisor, Third World Network, Malaysia.

General Details

  • Date: October 4-7, 2021
  • Time: 4:30-6 PM
  • Mode: Online

NOTE:-A Certificate of Participation will be awarded to those who have attended all the sessions.


To register, Click here


Sulok S. K. (Programme Co-ordinator)
Contact Number: +91 80751 15487

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