On September 4, 2019 the School of Life Science and Biotechnology organized a talk titled “Repeat: The most crucial hexamer in research” by Dr. Dibyajnan Chakraborty, Senior Scientist, Dr. KPC Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd. This is the third talk of the ongoing lecture series from the school. Dr. Saptarshi Chatterjee, Assistant Professor, School of Life Science and Biotechnology introduced the distinguished speaker, Dr. Dibyajnan Chakraborty to the students and faculty members, following which Dr. Chakraborty was felicitated by Prof. Chiranjib Chakraborty, Dean, School of Life Science and Biotechnology. Dr. Dibyajnan Chakraborty gave an overview on the importance of good laboratory practices in modern biology-based research labs and in industry. He also emphasized the balance between economy and scientific integrity and requirement of repeats in scientific research. Dr. Chakraborty elaborated on the practices adopted to perform high end contract research and development of protocols and methods at Dr. KPC Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd. He also shared his experiences with various clients and troubleshooting of problems in industry-based projects. He also discussed several industry-academia outreach programs designed and offered by Dr. KPC Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd., with emphasis on the BT-STAR program for providing hands on training for students on modern cutting-edge research in biological sciences. He also considered possibility of collaboration between Adamas University and Dr. KPC Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd., and mentioned the high-quality work done by Adamas University students during their summer internships at Dr. KPC Life Sciences Pvt. Ltd. An interactive session with students and faculty members continued after the talk which made the session even more rewarding to participants. Dr. Arindam Mitra, Head, Dept. of Microbiology articulated the vote of thanks to the speaker and declared conclusion of the session. The session offered practical advice to students about a career in research or in industry and provided an insight on student-centric opportunities in the interface of academia and industry.