In our endeavour to disseminate knowledge in the middle of the global pandemic, the Department of Microbiology, North Bengal St. Xavier’s College, organized a one-day webinar on‘ "COVID-19: Challenges and Opportunities in Clinical Knowledge, Research and Diagnosis" in collaboration with DNA Labs- A centre for Applied Sciences (DLCAS), Dehradun, Uttarakhand, All the issues related to Covid 19 including diagnosis and possible treatment for the infection were discussed in great detail. Dr. Narotam Sharma, Scientist and Head, DNA Labs, led the technical session with Rishab Garg. We are very thankful to DNA Labs that they have shared their knowledge with the participants. The practical demonstrations were beneficial for undergraduate students. We are also grateful to our students who participated and interacted with the panel.