Welcome to Forethought India One-on-One Courses. Our program is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in their chosen profession. Our instructor for this course is Lecturer Nadeem Kasmani from Harvard Medical School
"Biotech Bites: Transforming Food with Cutting-Edge Technology" is an engaging and comprehensive course that delves into the intersection of biotechnology and food innovation. This course covers a broad spectrum of topics, exploring how cutting-edge biotechnological advancements are revolutionizing the food industry. From genetic modification in agriculture to the ethical considerations and regulatory frameworks surrounding biotech foods, the curriculum spans a range of subjects. Students will discover the application of CRISPR technology, gene editing in livestock, nanotechnology, and the role of biopharming in food production. The course further explores sustainability, future trends, and the global impact of biotech on food systems. With a focus on advancements like synthetic biology, cellular agriculture, and the utilization of AI and robotics in agri-food technology, learners gain insights into the diverse landscape of biotech innovations shaping the future of what we eat. Throughout the program, the emphasis is on understanding, critiquing, and appreciating the implications and possibilities of biotech in the realm of food science, making it an essential exploration for anyone interested in the future of food technology.
At the end of the program, students will receive a certificate & performance letter by the eductor indicating that they have completed the program and acquired the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their chosen profession.
Biotech Bites: Transforming Food with Cutting-Edge Technology, by Nadeem Kasmani
Nadeem Kasmani is a physician and global health practitioner who is currently working as a Lecturer and Research Scholar at the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School (HMS).
Dr. Kasmani received his M.D. degree from the school of medicine at the National University of Science and Technology (formerly known as Oman Medical College). After working for two years at Rashid Hospital in UAE, Dr. Kasmani was selected to attend the master's program in Global Health Delivery at HMS. He specializes in both Qualitative and Quantitative research methods. Dr. Kasmani has worked as a global health researcher on various mental health and maternal & child health (MNCH) projects in Tanzania, Haiti, Iraq, Bhutan, Ethiopia, and the United States.
In December 2020, Dr. Kasmani co-founded Grassroots, a nonprofit dedicated to improving MNCH outcomes and developing Community Health Workforce in limited-resource populations worldwide.
Dr. Kasmani has a podcast and youtube channel called 'Kasmani Talks - Decolonizing Minds.' More information is available on his personal website.