IIT-H Professor Aravind Kumar Rengan chosen for NASI-Young Scientist awards

2018-08-17 07:40:58

Aravind Kumar Rengan, Assistant Professor, Plasmonic NAnoSpace (P-NAS) Laboratory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, IIT Hyderabad, was chosen in the Bio-medical, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology category.By Team ABLE Two Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad (IIT-H), Professors have been chosen for the NASI-Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Awards (2018) by the National Academy of S

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Montana plant sciences faculty part of international discovery in wheat genome sequence

2018-08-17 07:39:08

It was revealed in the press release that sequencing the bread wheat genome was long considered an impossible task, due to its enormous size - five times larger than the human genome - and complexityBy Team ABLEA Montana State University (MSU) faculty member working on researching cereal genetics and genomics for Montana farmers is part of an international research team that published an article d

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PAREXEL appoints two key executives to manage global business

2018-08-17 07:37:43

PAREXEL has appointed Greg Rush as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Michele Fournier as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer.By Team ABLEPAREXEL International Corporation, global innovator of biopharmaceutical services, has announced the appointment of Greg Rush as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Michele Fournier as Senior Vice Pr

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US FDA approves first generic version of EpiPen

2018-08-17 07:36:24

Teva Pharmaceuticals USA has gained approval to market its generic epinephrine auto-injector in 0.3 mg and 0.15 mg strengths.By Team ABLEThe U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the first generic version of EpiPen and EpiPen Jr (epinephrine) auto-injector for the emergency treatment of allergic reactions, including those that are life-threatening (anaphylaxis), in adults and pediatric patien

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Second edition of National Bio Entrepreneurship Competition launched; aims to identify path breaking life sciences’ ideas

2018-08-17 07:35:05

The National Bio Entrepreneurship Competition is organized by C-CAMP as part of the BIRAC Regional Entrepreneurship Centre (BREC) established at C-CAMP, Bengaluru.By Team ABLEThe National Bio Entrepreneurship Competition, a national platform to attract, identify, and nurture bio-entrepreneurs with path-breaking ideas for societal impact, was launched on 16th August, 2018 in New Delhi, by Prof. K.

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Merck awarded Australian CRISPR Nickase Patent for foundational genome-editing technology

2018-08-16 08:42:17

The allowed patent application covers a foundational CRISPR strategy in which two CRISPR nickases are targeted to a common gene target. By Team ABLEScience and technology company,Merck has announced that the Australian Patent Office has allowed the company\'s patent application for the use of paired CRISPR nickases. Paired nickases represent a significant step in increasing safety by driving

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IIT Roorkee Professor awarded G.D. Naidu Award for his biomedical nanotechnology contributions IIT Roorkee Professor awarded G.D. Naidu Award for his biomedical nanotechnology contributions

2018-08-16 08:40:53

Dr. P. Gopinath has developed an economical and green way to detect and kill cancer cells and a portable nanofibrous material for treating air and water pollution.By Team ABLEIndian Institute of Technology Roorkee Faculty Dr. P. Gopinath has been awarded theprestigious G.D. Naidu Awardfor Young Scientist by Makkal  Sinthanai Peravai, a non-profit organization. The award carries a cash compone

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Prof. N. Raghuram named as the first Asian to chair the International Nitrogen Initiative

2018-08-14 09:16:48

Prof. Raghuram specializes in the biological determinants of crop N use efficiency. He will become the first INI Chair from Asia.By Team ABLEAs attention to the global nitrogen challenge grows, the International Nitrogen Initiative (INI) has announced the appointment of a new Chair to take up the baton.A new position of Vice-chair is also created. Their combined effort will enable INI to strengthe

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Bugworks raises $9 million from University of Tokyo Edge Capital and other prominent investors to further clinical trials

2018-08-14 09:14:18

Bugworks Research has raised $9 million (Rs 62.2 crore) in a Series A round to take its gram negative targeting antibiotics to human clinical trials by 2020.By Team ABLEBugworks Research, the Bengaluru-based biotech startup incubated at C-CAMP, which has been in news for its breakthrough antibiotic innovations, has raised $9 million(Rs 62.2 crore) in a Series Around of funding. This round was led

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Glenmark in collaboration with True North for orthopedic, pain management business in India

2018-08-13 07:28:59

As part of the arrangement, Glenmark’s orthopedic and pain management business in India and Nepal will be transferred to a new entity to be incorporated by True North By Team ABLEGlenmark Pharmaceuticals Ltd, a research-led global integrated pharmaceutical company, today announced that it has entered into a collaboration with leading, home-grown private equity firm True North for its orthop

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