Syngene partners with Zumutor Biologics for biotherapeutic antibody discovery services

2018-06-08 08:47:21

With this collaboration, Syngene gains access to Zumutor’s proprietary naïve human phage/yeast display library. By Team ABLEsGlobal Contract Research Services company, Syngene International has entered into a non-exclusive partnering agreement with Zumutor Biologics, an emerging immunooncology company, to access Zumutor’s proprietary naïve human phage/yeast display library. This collaboratio

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Health Ministry to immunize healthcare workers with Hepatitis B vaccine

2018-06-08 08:45:42

Hepatitis B vaccination is recommended for all healthcare workers with occupational exposure, who have not received a complete primary series.By Team ABLEOn directions of Union Health Minister Shri J P Nadda, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, has taken a decision to vaccinate all healthcare workers who are at an increased risk of acquiring Hepatitis-B infection such as those involved in c

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DBT extends call for LOI under Biotechnology Career Advancement and Re-orientation Program for Women Scientists

2018-06-07 13:04:45

Revised Last Date for Submission of LOI is 15th June, 2018By Team ABLE“The closing date of Call for Letter of Intent (LOI) for “Biotechnology Career Advancement and Re-orientation Programme for Women Scientists” – BioCARe 2018 has been extended till 15th June, 2018.To enhance the participation of Women Scientists in Biotechnology Research, the Department of Biotechnology invites the Letter

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US Department of Justice gives an OK to Bayer’s proposed acquisition of Monsanto

2018-06-07 13:03:25

Bayer has obtained conditional approval from the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) for the proposed acquisition of Monsanto. By Team ABLEOn Tuesday, Bayer obtained conditional approval from the Antitrust Division of the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) for the proposed acquisition of Monsanto. “Receipt of the DOJ’s approval brings us close to our goal

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The latest National Policy on Biofuels, 2018 expands the scope of use of raw materials for ethanol production

2018-06-07 13:02:05

The Policy expands the scope of raw material for ethanol production and it also encourages setting up of supply chain mechanisms for biodiesel production from non-edible oilseeds By Team ABLEThe Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved National Policy on Biofuels – 2018 on May 15th. In order to promote biofuels in the country, a National Policy on Biofuels was

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India collaborates Netherland, Sweden for research program on HIV/AIDS

2018-06-07 13:00:42

The program aims to harness complementary research strengths and diverse expertise across the three nations to catalyze the development of better tools in order to understand and address the burgeoning global epidemic of HIVBy Team ABLERecently, at an event held at New Delhi, an announcement was made on ‘Collaborative Research Program on HIV/AIDS between India, The Netherlands and Sweden’. The

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Shriram Bioseed, KeyGene collaboration

2018-06-07 12:58:53

In a separate agreement, Hyderabad-based Shriram Bioseed, a DCM Shriram Ltd group company and KeyGene have signed a multi-year strategic co-development research program. The program will be for the development of improved rice hybrids with higher yields, increased tolerance to abiotic stresses, and better grain quality for consumers in India and Southeast Asia.According to a press release issued b

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ICRISAT, KeyGene ink LoI to co-work on novel crop technologies

2018-06-07 12:56:16

This is considered as a global partnership on technologies that could potentially benefit millions of smallholder farmers across Asia and Africa.By Team ABLEThe Netherlands-based agricultural biotech company KeyGene and not–for-profit scientific research organization, the International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) signed a Letter of Intent (LoI), for research and co-d

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BASF, Evogene sign multiyear collaboration for novel insecticides development

2018-06-07 12:50:45

BASF and biotechnology company Evogene have entered into a new collaboration focusing on the development of novel insecticides. By Team ABLELeading chemical company BASF and biotechnology company Evogene have entered into a new collaboration focusing on the development of novel insecticides based on new binding areas (Site-of-Action or ‘SoA’) on key insecticidal target proteins. The parties al

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Substantial economic costs reported due to Chinese delays on Ag-Biotech approvals: Informa report

2018-06-07 12:45:59

Persistent delays in China’s ag-biotech regulatory system slows U.S. farmers’ access to new biotechnology products and costs the U.S. economy tens of thousands of jobs and billions in economic output, according to a new study released today by Informa’s Agribusiness Consulting Group (Informa). By Team ABLEAccording to a news filed on the BIO website, persistent delays in China’s Ag-biotech

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