ICRISAT, Corteva Agriscience collaborate on sharing advanced breeding technologies

2018-04-13 09:01:17

The technology sharing includes CRISPR-Cas gene editing, adapting transformation techniques to new crops, and applying knowledge of plant biochemical pathways with the goal of productivity and quality improvements for crops that feed millions of people.By Team ABLEThe International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) and Corteva Agriscience, Agriculture Division of DowDuPo

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DBT calls for letter of intent under Biotechnology Career Advancement and Re-orientation Programme for Women Scientists

2018-04-13 08:59:21

The program aims at providing support for Research project grants to women scientistsBy Team ABLETo enhance the participation of Women Scientists in Biotechnology Research, the Department of Biotechnology has invited the Letter of Intents (LOIs) under the BioCARe scheme for women scientists. The program is targeted towards Career Development of employed/unemployed women scientists. The scheme is o

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Mylan, Biocon seek to accelerate introduction of adalimumab biosimilar in EU

2018-04-13 08:58:36

Adalimumab biosimilar is indicated for patients suffering from various autoimmune diseases.By Team ABLEBiotech major Biocon along with Mylan has agreed to accelerate introduction of adalimumab biosimilar in Europe through Mylan’s in-licensing arrangement with Fujifilm Kyowa Kirin Biologics.Adalimumab biosimilar is indicated for patients suffering from various autoimmune diseases. \"Mylan and Bio

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Germany’s JPT Peptide Technologies launches The Human Proteome Peptide Catalog

2018-04-13 08:57:40

The Human Proteome Peptide Catalog is a comprehensive online resource for validated reference peptides in mass-spectrometry based proteomics.By Team ABLEBerlin-located JPT Peptide Technologies (JPT) has launched its Human Proteome Peptide Catalog, which is considered to be the first and most comprehensive online resource for validated reference peptides in mass-spectrometry based proteomics.Accord

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FDA permits marketing of artificial intelligence-based device to detect certain diabetes-related eye problems

2018-04-13 08:55:20

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has permitted marketing of the first medical device to use artificial intelligence to detect greater than a mild level of the eye disease diabetic retinopathy in adults who have diabetes.By Team ABLEDiabetic retinopathy occurs when high levels of blood sugar lead to damage in the blood vessels of the retina, the light-sensitive tissue in the back of the eye. D

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Union Minister J P Nadda, Dr Michelle Bachelet announce the 2018 Partners’ Forum

2018-04-13 08:54:09

The 2018 Partners’ Forum will be held in New Delhi on 12 and 13 December 2018. It will be a unique platform for learning and exchange for the alliance of 1,000 organizationsBy Team ABLE“Convergence between Ministries, States and stakeholders is critical to achievements of shared goals for health of women, children and adolescents.” This was stated by J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and F

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Biosense Technologies bags over $1mn in funding from Menterra Venture Advisors

2018-04-13 08:52:23

Menterra Venture Advisors has announced a new round of investments in Biosense Technologies, alongside its investment partner Artha Venture Challenge.By Team ABLEMenterra Venture Advisors, an impact investment fund that invests in early-stage social startups, has announced a new round of investment in Biosense Technologies alongside its investment partner Artha Venture Challenge, impact investment

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AIIMS professor Balram Bhargava appointed as DG of ICMR

2018-04-11 09:01:24

Bharagava, at present Professor/Senior Consultant Cardiologist at All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, has been appointed to the post for a period of three yearsBy Team ABLEAIIMS professor Balram Bhargava was appointed the Director General of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Secretary of the Department of Health Research.Bharagava, at present Professor/Senior Consulta

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BIRAC releases fifth call on Grand Challenges India on Antimicrobial Resistance (GCI-AMR)

2018-04-11 08:53:54

This call seeks proposals to develop proof of concept in three areas, specifically solutions for surveillance, low-cost technologies and products that will improve infection prevention in healthcare settings By Team ABLEIn 2012, the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), where both parties agreed to

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Thermo Fisher launches first cloud-enabled Biological Safety Cabinet

2018-04-11 08:53:01

Thermo Scientific HeraSafe 2030i BSC is designed to optimize contamination control and accelerate productivity across challenging cell culture applicationsBy Team ABLEA cloud-enabled biological safety cabinet (BSC) has been specifically developed to address the need for uncompromised contamination control, seamless workflow connectivity and enhanced ease of use in cell culture laboratories.Thermo

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