C-CAMP houses BIRAC Regional Entrepreneurship Centre to boost bioentrepreneurship

2017-02-28 07:47:04

The BIRAC Regional Entrepreneurship Centre has been set up with the objective of encouraging the spirit of bioentrepreneurship in a holistic manner and increasing the probability of successes.By Team ABLEThe Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP), an initiative of the Department of Biotechnology DBT, and a member of the Bangalore Life Science Cluster, has recently announced that it w

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WHO publishes catalog of 12 families of bacteria for which new antibiotics are urgently needed

2017-02-28 07:46:21

WHO’s list highlights in particular the threat of gram-negative bacteria that are resistant to multiple antibiotics.By Team ABLEAs part of the World Health Organization’s efforts to address growing global resistance to antimicrobial medicines,  it has published its first ever list of antibiotic-resistant “priority pathogens”, a catalog of 12 families of bacteria that pose the greatest

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Cancer Genetics India, CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology organize 2nd annual Next Generation Sequencing Conference in India

2017-02-27 11:33:38

Scientists at CSIR-CCMB have conducted a multi-disciplinary research in the area of modern biology, with an aim to promote collaborative research using advanced technologies that enable genomics-based research. By Team ABLENasdaq-listed Cancer Genetics Inc, a leader in precision diagnostics for oncology, has announced that the Cancer Genetics India (CG India) and CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molec

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Novasep opens new Antibody-drug Conjugate (ADC) bioconjugation unit in France

2017-02-27 11:23:08

Novasep, a leading supplier of services and technologies for the life sciences industry with an active subsidiary in Bengaluru, India, has announced that its new bioconjugation facility is now operational in France. By Team ABLENovasep, a leading supplier of services and technologies for the life sciences industry with an active subsidiary in Bengaluru, India, has announced that its new bioconjuga

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IIT Madras, Queensland University of Technology further collaborative agreement in applied research initiatives

2017-02-27 11:14:49

The revised initiative by IIT Madras and Queensland University of Technology will focus initially on projects that are relevant to industry in the areas of information security, combustion and health technologies.By Team ABLEThe Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) and Queensland University of Technology, Australia (QUT) have executed an agreement to undertake joint applied research that i

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DBT calls for sponsored 3-month course on National Training in Molecular Biology & Biotechnology for fisheries professionals

2017-02-27 10:47:42

DBT has decided to sponsor a 3-month national training program to promote development of trained human resource for application of molecular tools to research problems in fisheries and aquaculture. By Team ABLEThe Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India, has decided to sponsor a 3-month national training program to promote development of trained human resource for application of mol

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Government to come up with its own study to assess impact of pollution on human health: Environment Minister Anil Madhav Dave

2017-02-27 10:41:22

Referring to several media reports, linking air pollution specifically to deaths, Minister Dave said there is a need to exercise caution in interpretation of these studies. By Team ABLEThe Government is to come up with its own study with the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare to assess the trends and impact of pollution on human health. Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Environment, F

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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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