Puducherry, Apr 17 (PTI) The Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) here is holding the 2nd international undergraduate medical students conference here from April 20 to 22 to ‘promote research and showcase academic brilliance.’

Over 1,300 delegates from within and outside the country were expected to take part in the conference ‘CONNAISSANCE 2018’, a release said today.

The meet aims at promoting research activities and showcasing academic brilliance among undergraduate medical students of the country and abroad, it said.

Students from the country would have interaction and exchange ideas with the foreign delegates, the release said.

Participants would also have a hands-on experience in different fields such as `basic life support, safe delivery of baby, surgical skill, radio diagnostics, writing of scientific papers, research methodology and yoga`, the release said.

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