Prof. (Dr.) Hari K Koul of Cancer Center LSU Health, New Orleans delivered an invited lecture on “Prostate Cancer: Tumor Progression and Therapeutic Resistance” in the School of Biotechnology, SMVDU. The lecture was attended by the faculty, scientists, research scholars and students of SMVDU and SMVD College of Nursing. Prof. Koul interacted with the research scholars, faculty and was very attentive and showed a lot of interest in the research work being carried out in the School of Biotechnology, SMVDU. Dr Ajay Kaul, Dean College of Engineering, and Dr. Ratna Chandra, Head, School of Biotechnology, laid emphasis on special lectures which are important in raising the level of science in the University. Dr. Koul’s lab is a pioneer in exploring the signalling pathways for cancer development in pathogenesis of prostate and breast cancer, and his research focuses on Epigenetic regulators/Chromatin modulators, Driver Transcription Factors: PDEF, Deregulated Protein Synthesis: Role of EIF4G1, Anticancer activity of small molecules (NOCa series). Dr. Rakesh Kumar, PI ICMR-CAR, and coordinator of the event presented the vote of thanks.