Molecular biologist Prof Michael N Hall bags BioAsia 2018 Excellence award for commendable genome work

2018-02-06 15:06:49

BioAsia 2018 will award Eminent Molecular Biologist, Professor Michael N Hall, of Switzerland, with the Genome Valley Excellence Award By Team ABLEEminent Molecular Biologist Professor Michael N Hall of the Biozentrum University of Basel, Switzerland, has been chosen for the Genome Valley Excellence Award, which will be presented to him during BioAsia 2018, an annual flagship event of the Telangan

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DBT announces call for R&D Proposals to tackle Vitamin D deficiency in India

2018-02-06 15:05:24

Department of Biotechnology proposes to support research on Vitamin D’s public health significance and potential interventions to address the malady associated with it.By Team ABLEAs Vitamin D deficiency [VDD] is prevalent globally and the data for last two decades suggests that it may be widespread in India as well, VDD is essential for bone health, and it is known to have a role in calcium hom

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Dr Harsh Vardhan sets up easy tech transfer mechanism between Small-Scale Industry and CSIR

2018-02-06 15:03:33

Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan has set up a mechanism in CSIR for regular interface with small-scale industry for transfer of technologies from CSIR laboratories. By Team ABLEUnion Minister for Science & Technology Dr Harsh Vardhan has set up a mechanism in CSIR for regular interface with small-scale industry for transfer of technologies from CSIR laboratories. This announcement was made rece

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Biocon Chief says Budget 2018 exhaustive and comprehensive

2018-02-01 10:22:59

The Union Budget 2018 was presented on February 1, 2018. Dr Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw, chairperson ABLE and CMD Biocon, giving her initial reaction to the Budget commented, “This is the first time that any Budget covers the Healthcare needs of half of India’s population.”By Team ABLEThe Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs,  Mr Arun Jaitley  announced two major initiatives in

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Biocon Chief says Budget 2018 exhaustive and comprehensive

2018-02-01 10:21:12

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\nThe Union Budget 2018 was presented on February 1, 2018. Dr Kiran\nMazumdar-Shaw, chairperson ABLE and CMD Biocon, giving her initial\nreaction to the Budget commented, “This is the first time that any\nBudget covers the Healthcare needs of half of India’s population.”

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SRMCRI, MedGenome set up genomics centre in Chennai

2018-02-01 06:41:35

The Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute (SRMCRI) and MedGenome have launched a new genomics center in Chennai.By Team ABLEThe Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research Institute (SRMCRI) and MedGenome, one of the global leaders in research and diagnostics, have announced the launch of a new genomics center in Chennai.The centre located at the SRMCRI in Porur, would provide an

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ICMR, Pfizer collaborate to work on antimicrobial resistance

2018-02-01 06:40:25

ICMR and Pfizer have collaborated to set up a Centre to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance in New Delhi.By Team ABLEThe Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and biopharma giant Pfizer have collaborated to set up a centre to address the growing threat of antimicrobial resistance in India. The Centre to Combat Antimicrobial Resistance in New Delhi will be set up as a part of memorandum of understa

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Elsevier welcomes six biotech and pharma start-ups to The Hive

2018-02-01 06:37:39

Start-ups working on a range of  technologies and discoveries, from AI to immunotherapy, receive complimentary access to Elsevier\'s information solutions to accelerate innovation. By Team ABLEElsevier, the global information analytics business specializing in science and health, has announced that six start-up companies have been selected from more than 150 global applicants for The Hive, El

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High levels of antibiotic resistance found worldwide: reveals WHO’s new data

2018-02-01 06:31:16

WHO\'s new Global Antimicrobial Surveillance System reveals widespread occurrence of antibiotic resistance among 500,000 people with suspected bacterial infections across 22 countries.By Team ABLEWHO’s first release of surveillance data on antibiotic resistance reveals high levels of resistance to a number of serious bacterial infections in both high- and low-income countries.WHO’s new Global

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C-CAMP\'s Meet the Investors Series to be held on Feb 15th at New Delhi

2018-02-01 06:28:52

This series will give the bio-entrepreneurs, who are looking to raise funding, an opportunity to pitch their business proposal to a panel of investors.By Team ABLE‘Meet the Investors Series’ is a series of quarterly meetings between investors and start-up bio-entrepreneurs. This series will give the bio-entrepreneurs, who are looking to raise funding, an opportunity to pitch their business pro

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