Delegation from Durham Research Center, Omaha, NE visits Amity University

In an endeavor to seek collaborative options between Amity and Durham Research Centre , Dr Shilpa Buch professor, & Vice chair for Research, Department of Pharmacology & Experimental Neuroscience from Durham Research Center, Omaha, USA visited Amity University.

Welcoming the guests, Dr. W Selvamurthy, President, Amity Science, Technology &Innovation Foundation highlighted the exemplary achievements of Amity University, its faculty members,researchers and Scientists, academic programmes offered by university and the patents filed by researchers and scientists. He also added that India and USA are good partners; they have been doing collaborative projects in different areas. Dr. Selvamurthy welcomed collaboration between Amity University and University of Nebraska, Omaha, USA.

Addressing the gathering, Dr Shilpa Buch briefed that the Infection with HIV-1 is frequently complicated in last stages by a neurological syndrome, HIV-associated dementia (HAD), clinically characterized by abnormalities in cognition, motor performance, and behavior.She also shared about the long term goal of her group is to identify novel therapeutic strategies that may enhance neuronal function and survival in NeuroAIDS, with possible implications in other neurodegenerative diseases.

During the discussion, various collaborative options were mooted including Gut Microbiome with respect to neurological disorders, HIV Infection & drugabuse and PHD students exchange programmes & training.

The discussion was attended by S.S. Aggarwal, Director, General Amity Institute of Pharmacy Distinguished Scientist, HOIs and Senior Officials of Amity University.

The delegation was taken for round of the campus and visited laboratories, Amity Innovation Incubator and Central Library.

Internal Moot Court In Campus

 Event In-charge: Mr. Prashant Rahangdale

No. of Students Participated: 19


Objectives of the Event

Court Room Exercise is an integral part of the curriculum of Law Courses and in furtherance to the objective, Moot Court Competition is a regular feature of Amity Law School which helps in sharpening the legal acumen of the students through perfecting the art of legal research, analytical aptitude and legal writing.

Event Brief:    In the Internal Moot Court Competition of ALS, AUC it is mandatory for all the UG students to participate. The students are given a hypothetical case and a few legal prepositions are enlisted as Issues. The students are required to put in their efforts in preparing memorials for both the Petitioner and the Respondent sides and to present their arguments before the designated Courts. The sides are decided through draw of lots and students appear for the sides within the given time.

The legal proposition for the present competition was that domestic agreements, such as one between a mother and daughter, are presumed not to be legally binding unless there is clear intention.


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