DST calls for application towards India-Japan Cooperative Science Program (IJCSP)

2017-07-25 09:06:18

The Ministry of Science and Technology announced call for application towards India-Japan Cooperative \nScience Program (IJCSP) has called for applications from eligible Indian researchers/scientists to submit proposals for Joint Research Projects and Joint Workshops/Seminars under IJCSP. By Team ABLEThe Department of Science and Technology (DST), Ministry of Science & Technology. Government

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TransDisciplinary University kickstarts science-policy-practice dialogue series

2017-07-25 09:04:08

Bengaluru-based TransDisciplinary University launches a four-part seminar series to support outlining international and national policy on Synthetic BiologyBy Team ABLEScientists across the globe are discovering novel ways to alter DNA so as to genetically engineer new forms of life. The Craig Venter Institute based in USA developed the first fully-synthetic life form in May 2010 (called ‘Synthi

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DBT posts announcement on collaborative research call on pulses and oilseeds R&D

2017-07-24 06:11:59

The call aims to use genomic approaches to accelerate varietal improvement by understanding and exploiting traits to enhance yield potential of pulses and oil seeds. By Team ABLEDepartment of Biotechnology, Government of India and BBSRC, UK wish to encourage multi-institutional collaborative applications between UK and Indian researchers to undertake high quality three-year projects aimed at incre

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Silk micrococoons could be used in biotechnology and medicine

2017-07-24 06:11:04

St John\'s College, University of Cambridge researchers have manufactured microscopic versions of the cocoons spun by silkworms, which could be used to store sensitive proteins and other molecules for a wide range of usesBy Team ABLEMicroscopic versions of the cocoons spun by silkworms have been manufactured by a team of researchers. The tiny capsules, which are invisible to the naked eye, can pro

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NIH-supported scientists elicit broadly neutralizing antibodies to HIV in calves

2017-07-24 06:10:06

Scientists supported by NIH have achieved a significant step forward, eliciting broadly neutralizing antibodies (bNAbs) to HIV by immunizing calves.By Team ABLEScientists supported by the National Institutes of Health have achieved a significant step forward, eliciting broadly neutralizing antibodies (bNAbs) to HIV by immunizing calves. The findings offer insights for HIV vaccine design, and suppo

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India, Japan to collaborate to promote Regenerative Medicine and Cell and Gene Therapies

2017-07-24 05:04:23

India and Japan will join hands to jointly promote Regenerative Medicine, Cell and Gene Therapies.By Team ABLETo advance Regenerative Medicine  and Cell and Gene therapies within India, Japan, and across the globe, ABLE (the Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprises) and FIRM Japan (Forum for Innovative Regenerative Medicine - Japan) are signing a MoU on Friday, August 11 in New Delhi. The

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Zymeworks, Daiichi Sankyo find success in research milestone in bispecific antibody collaboration

2017-07-20 08:59:34

Zymeworks and Japan’s Daiichi Sankyo have announced the successful achievement of a research milestone for an immuno-oncology bispecific antibody therapeutic candidate in their collaboration\nBy Team ABLE\nZymeworks, a Vancouver-located clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, and Japan’s Daiichi Sankyo have announced the successful achievement of a research milestone for an immuno-oncology b

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PharmaSecure and ProCheck expand partnership on regulatory serialization solutions

2017-07-20 08:56:25

This partnership enables ProCheck to introduce PharmaSecure’s regulatory serialization solutions By Team ABLEPharmaSecure and ProCheck have announced the expansion of their partnership to enable ProCheck to introduce PharmaSecure’s regulatory serialization solutions, adding to the anti-counterfeiting and patient compliance solutions already launched in Pakistan. The proprietary solutions have

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Madras Diabetes Research Foundation secures £7 million as grant from NIHR Global Health

2017-07-20 08:53:24

The Madras Diabetes Research Foundation has been awarded a grant of £7million from the National Institute of Health Research Global Health program to establish a major Scotland-India clinical partnership to work on diabetes treatment. By Team ABLEThe Madras Diabetes Research Foundation has been awarded a grant of £7million from the National Institute of Health Research Global Health program to e

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BIRAC announces call for proposals under Grand Challenges Explorations — India Round 3, by August 2017

2017-07-20 08:51:29

This is the third call for proposals with DBT, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as funding partners, IKP Knowledge Park (IKP), as an implementation partner, and the Program Management Unit at BIRAC (PMU-BIRAC) as the management partner.\nBy Team ABLE\nGrand Challenges Explorations India (GCE-India) is an initiative to encourage and nurture innovation in areas that impact global health. \nTh

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