Anatomy Guest Lecture

Development of Pharyngeal Arches

Guest lecture organized by department of Anatomy, Adichunchanagiri Institute of Medical Sciences


24th January 2018

Profile of the speaker:

Dr. Chandra Shekar K T is an Assistant Professor of Anatomy in Mysore Medical College and Research Institute, Mysore.

He is one of the proud alumni of our institute and completed his graduation in 1995. He completed post-graduation in Anatomy from Mysore Medical College and Research Institute, Mysore.

He is teaching anatomy to undergraduate and post graduate students 18 years.

He is also serving as the warden of Men’s hostel and an active member of MMC & RI.

He has many publications in various peer reviewed journals to his name.

The Guest Lecture

The event started at 10:30 a.m and was hosted by Ms. Amrutha G Nambiar, I term MBBS student

Invocation was done by Ms. Anarghya Marpalli

Welcome address was delivered by Dr.Rajendra R, Professor and Head of Department of Anatomy.

Welcome address was delivered by Dr.Rajendra R, Professor and Head of Department of Anatomy.

Lamp lighting by the dignitaries

Dr.M G Shivaramu, Principal, AIMS, spoke and emphasized the importance of basic sciences in Medicine

The Guest Speaker was introduced by Dr.Tejaswi H L.

Felicitation of the Guest Speaker.

The lecture started at 11:15 a.m. In the first half of the lecture, the speaker talked about the differentiation of three germ layers from a single celled zygote. After a quick revision of events that occur during the first three weeks of human development, development of pharyngeal arches was discussed. The second session started at 12:20 p.m followed by a short break for refreshments. The second session started with discussion on derivatives of pharyngeal pouches and clefts. The lecture was attended by students of I MBBS, teaching faculty from preclinical and various clinical departments. The speaker also emphasized the importance of application of the knowledge of pharyngeal arches in clinical practice.

Felicitation of the Guest Speaker

Organizing team with the Guest Speaker