Affiliation : Managing Trustee, Trust for Education and Training in Cytometry (TETC), India
Title of the Talk/Lab :Flow Cytometry
Dr. Rekha R. Gour, graduated with a major in chemistry from Mumbai University in 1991 and got her Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technology. She was associated with the Flow Cytometry Facility at the Cancer Research Institute, ACTREC, Tata Memorial Centre, Mumbai, INDIA for 25 years. As Scientific Assistant at ACTREC, she was actively involved in Flow Cytometry training of scientists and students from ACTREC and other Institutes.
Rekha has been actively associated with the Indo-US Cytometry workshops since the first workshop in Chandigarh in 2002. She has been an invited faculty and member of the Organizing Committee for most of the INDO-US Cytometry workshops. With her experience and expertise in Flow Cytometry she is able to assist organizers, involved in Indo-US Flow Cytometry workshops in India. She was an Executive member of The Cytometry Society (TCS-India) & has played a key role in expanding the TCS strength by registering new members and raising fund.
Understanding the lack of adequate Flow Cytometry training in remote corners of India, Rekha has assisted in Organizing Indo-US and TCS workshops in CCHRC (Silchar) and IIT-G (Guwahati), Assam. Her idea of teaching Flow Cytometry to young students has led her to start Flow Cytometry workshops in Mumbai Colleges, which has trained many college students and faculties. She is member of the Organizing Committee for conduct of Indo-US cytometry Workshops in India and a Founder and Managing Trustee for Trust for Education and Training in Cytometry (TETC). She is playing a key role by assisting and connecting the flow cytometry community to organize and conduct Flow cytometry workshops in India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. Rekha opted for Voluntary Retirement, but her commitment and support for Flow Cytometry continues and in a great way.