NIH begins study of experimental vaccine targeting mosquito saliva

2017-02-27 10:32:48

Unlike other vaccines targeting specific mosquito-borne diseases, the experimental vaccine candidate is designed to trigger an immune response to mosquito saliva rather than to a specific virus or parasite carried by mosquitoes.By Team ABLEThe National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, has launched a phase 1 clinical trial to test an i

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BIO opens nominations for George Washington Carver Award for Innovation in Industrial Biotechnology

2017-02-27 10:23:08

The ninth annual George Washington Carver Award will recognize an individual who has made a significant contribution to building the bio-based economy by applying industrial biotechnology.By Team ABLEPremier biotechnology trade association, the Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) has announced that it will begin accepting nominations for the ninth annual George Washington Carver Award from

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ABLE selects BEST student entrepreneurial teams for 2016

2017-02-23 06:59:12

The annual list of BEST (Biotechnology Enterpreneurship  Student Team) winners for 2016 selected. Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Mumbai team comprising of Ganesh Gaikwad, Kritika Gupta, Manish Gore, Prachi Bangde, and Sharwari Ghodke wins the top honor. Twenty teams, shortlisted  through a national competition,presented their  innovative biotech business ideas  to a ju

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ABLE conducts BEST entrepreneurial workshop for young postgraduates in Manesar

2017-02-21 06:30:38

Twenty student teams participate in entrepreneurship program conducted by ABLE. To present their business ideas in 20 minutes to a jury at the end of the workshop on February 22, 2017.By Team ABLEEighth edition of the Biotechnology Enterpreneurship  Student Team (BEST) \four-day workshop gets started in Manesar, National Capital Region. BEST is aimed at encouraging young postgraduate and doct

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National Regulatory Authority of India meets WHO international standards for vaccine regulations

2017-02-21 05:16:24

The National Regulatory Authority of India (NRA) has announced that the regulatory body and affiliated institutions meet the WHO Global Benchmarking Tool requirements for a functional vaccine regulatory system. By Team ABLEThe National Regulatory Authority of India (NRA) has announced that the regulatory body and affiliated institutions meet the WHO Global Benchmarking Tool requirements for a func

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Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda wows to protect every child in the country from vaccine preventable diseases

2017-02-21 05:13:16

Appreciating the plan of expansion of Rotavirus vaccine in Tripura, J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare announced the expansion of the Rotavirus vaccine under its Universal Immunization Programme in five additional states in a function at AgartalaBy Team ABLE“It is our endeavour to protect each and every child in the country from vaccine preventable diseases. This is a new mi

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Serum Institute, Cipla launch Hepatitis B vaccine in India

2017-02-21 05:11:08

Under a co-exclusive agreement with Serum Institute of India (SII), global pharmaceutical company Cipla has launched adult Hepatitis B vaccine in India.  By Team ABLEUnder a co-exclusive agreement with Serum Institute of India (SII), global pharmaceutical company Cipla has launched adult Hepatitis B vaccine in India. Cipla will market the vaccine for adults while SII will market it for adults

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Monash University extends its ‘Eliminate Dengue’ global program to ICMR

2017-02-21 04:33:54

In partnership with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), Eliminate Dengue Program (EDP) led from Monash University, aims to work with the Indian Government to find a sustainable solution to mosquito-borne viruses.By Team ABLEThe Eliminate Dengue Program (EDP) led from Monash University, has recently announced a new project in India to combat dengue and other mosquito-borne diseases using

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Kemwell clears USFDA inspection at Bengaluru facility

2017-02-21 04:30:46

According to the press release, the inspection confirmed the Bengaluru facility to be compliant with principles of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) and no Form 483 observations were issued.By Team ABLEKemwell Biopharma, a global bio/pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing company, has announced that its oral solids manufacturing facility located in Bengaluru, India has su

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DBT calls for Concept Notes under Biotechnology Based Program for Societal Development

2017-02-18 08:40:52

The Department of Biotechnology is implementing a scheme on “Biotechnology Based Program for Societal Development” for the socio-economic upliftment of SC/STBy Team ABLEThe Department of Biotechnology is implementing a scheme on “Biotechnology Based Program for Societal Development” for the socio-economic upliftment of SC/ST, Rural community and women. The priorities of the program are ide

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