Scientists mourn Father of DNA fingerprinting Prof Lalji Singh’s death

2017-12-13 00:58:26

Prof. Singh is known for his efforts to found the Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics in Hyderabad in 1995. By Team ABLEIt was announced yesterday that the Father of DNA fingerprinting in India, Prof Lalji Singh, has passed away in Varanasi on December 10th. Aged 70, Prof Singh is known for his efforts to found the Centre for DNA Fingerprinting and Diagnostics in Hyderabad in 1995. He se

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BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology calls for presentations

2017-12-13 00:56:41

The 15th annual BIO World Congress will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia July 16-19, 2018.By Team ABLEThe Biotechnology Innovation Organization (BIO) has issued a call for presentations for the 2018 BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology. The 15th annual BIO World Congress will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia July 16-19, 2018.The B

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"USFDA nod for Biocon-Mylan's cancer drug OGIVRI a milestone," Dr KIran Mazumdar-Shaw

2017-12-08 08:32:38

On December 1, 2017, Mylan N.V. and Biocon Ltd announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Mylan's Ogivri (trastuzumab-dkst), a biosimilar to Herceptin (trastuzumab), co-developed with Biocon. Ogivri has been approved for all indications included in the label of the reference product, Herceptin, including for the treatment of HER2-overexpressing breast cancer and metast

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Jahnavi Phalkey named Director Of Science Gallery Bengaluru

2017-12-08 07:04:09

Jahnavi will head the establishment of Science Gallery Bengaluru with the Indian Institute of Science as lead partner, alongside the National Centre for Biological Sciences and Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology as collaborative partners.By Team ABLEScience Gallery International has announced the appointment of Dr Jahnavi Phalkey as the Founding Director of Science Gallery Bengaluru.J

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Kewaunee Scientific Corporation bags CII Award

2017-12-08 06:57:58

Recognition was based on the assessment made by a team of qualified judges from CIIBy Team ABLENASDAQ-listed Kewaunee Scientific Corporation has reported that the Kewaunee International Team was honored by CII BE STAR RECOGNITIONS as the ‘Emerging Leader – Excellence in Customer Management, Services: Sector – Equipment’ in a function held at 25th National Quality Summit on November 25th, 2

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Mylan launches HepBest in India

2017-12-08 06:57:00

Mylan launches HepBest for management of chronic Hepatitis B infection in IndiaBy Team ABLEMylan Pharmaceuticals Private Limited has launched HepBest 25 mg (tenofovir alafenamide, TAF), a once-daily tablet for the treatment of chronic hepatitis B in adults. According to World Health Organization (WHO) estimates, more than 2 billion people worldwide are infected with the hepatitis B virus (HBV), of

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ICRISAT celebrates a decade of genomic advances in agriculture

2017-12-08 06:56:11

The Centre of Excellence in Genomics (CEG) at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) is celebrating a decade of using modern genome analysis methods.By Team ABLEThe time taken to develop improved crop varieties has almost halved with the rapid strides made in genomics research and the last decade has seen the genomes of eight crops sequenced. This includes p

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US FDA approves Mylan-Biocon’s biosimilar for cancer drug Herceptin

2017-12-08 06:54:39

Mylan and Biocon’s trastuzumab has been approved for launch in the US. To be sold under the name Ogivri, this is the first biosimilar  in the US for the treatment of breast cancer or stomach cancer.By Team ABLEThe US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the biosimilar of Mylan NV and Biocon used in the treatment of breast and metastatic stomach cancer. Mylan-Biocon’s trastuzumab wi

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Odisha Government signs MoU with four healthcare firms

2017-12-07 08:39:31

The Odisha government has signed four MoUs with different organizations for better delivery of healthcare service in the state.By Team ABLEThe MoUs were signed with Glocal Healthcare System Private Limited, Kolkata, Centre for Stem Cell Research, Christian Medical College, Vellore, Narayan Hrudayalaya and L V Prasad Eye Institute, Bhubaneswar.\"The MoUs with institutions of national repute for del

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Health Ministry ties up with Rotary India to accomplish immunization target

2017-12-07 08:37:49

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) and Rotary India on Dec 7th. By Team ABLEA Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) and Rotary India on Dec 7th. The MoU signing ceremony was presided over by Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare. This MoU,

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