Prof. Jagat Kumar Roy, Department of Zoology, Banaras Hindu University, delivered a lecture series on ‘Development biology of Drosophila’ and ‘Chromosome and their role in human diseases’ on 29-30 August 2022. Faculty members, staff, scholars and students at School of Biotechnology and other departments attended the lectures. Prof. Roy also interacted with faculty and scholars of School of Biotechnology, and visited the different laboratories. He also met Prof. RK Sinha, VC, SMVDU, and discussed with him various aspects of institutional development. The event was coordinated by Dr. Rakesh Kumar and Dr. Preeti Sharma.Dr. Ratna Chandra, Head of the School, thanked Prof. Roy for visiting the campus and sharing his knowledge.