Minister of State for Health Anupriya Patel reviews the activities of National Centre for Disease Control

2018-01-19 09:53:00

Minister Anupriya Patel reviewed the activities of National Centre for Disease Control and has issued necessary directions for disease surveillanceBy Team ABLEMinister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Anupriya Patel has reviewed the activities of National Centre for Disease Control and has issued necessary directions for disease surveillance, monitoring of health status, educating the publi

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Advanta Seeds opens new biotechnology center

2018-01-18 06:52:39

The center will accelerate Advanta Seeds’ research and development capabilities for the company’s key crops - sorghum, corn, vegetables sunflower, canola and rice.By Team ABLEAdvanta Seeds, a global agriculture company specializing in seeds and agricultural solutions, opens a new state-of-the-art biotechnology facility in College Station, Texas, USA.The new Biotechnology Center is a result of

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2018-01-18 06:50:18

Marken has opened a new Kit Building Center in Shanghai, the company’s third location in addition to Hamburg and Singapore.By Team ABLEMarken has announced the opening of a new Kit Building Center in Shanghai, the company’s third location in addition to Hamburg and Singapore.The new 370 square meter facility is centrally located in the in the Pudong district and includes a processing area for

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Vaccitech secures £20m to further Universal Flu Vaccine clinical trials

2018-01-18 06:47:53

Currently based at the Oxford Science Park, Vaccitech will use the funding to expand its business, develop its lab structure, and to push its influenza and other programsBy Team ABLEVaccitech, an Oxford University spinout company developing a universal flu vaccine, among other vaccine-related products, has secured £20m ($27.1m) in Series A financing.The round was co-led by new investors GV, Sequo

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Premas Life Sciences signs distribution agreement with IncellDx

2018-01-18 06:46:35

The commercial partnership brings the power of cell by cell multiplex diagnostics for solid tumors carcinomas that can now be analyzed for molecular and protein biomarkers by flow cytometry. By Team ABLEPremas Life Sciences Pvt Ltd and molecular diagnostics company IncellDx Inc have signed an exclusive distribution agreement. The commercial partnership brings the power of cell by cell multiplex di

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Bayer expects CCI nod by April 2018 on closing the Monsanto deal

2018-01-18 06:44:01

Bayer has expressed confidence that it would secure CCI’s nod by April or May for the USD 66 billion acquisition of US-based biotech major Monsanto.By Team ABLEGerman chemical and pharma giant, Bayer has expressed confidence that it would secure fair trade regulator, Competition Commission of India’s (CCI) nod by April or May for the USD 66 billion acquisition of US-based biotech major Monsant

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UMass Center for Data Science partners with Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to accelerate science and medicine

2018-01-18 06:42:57

The Computable Knowledge project will facilitate new ways for scientists to explore, navigate, and discover potential connections between millions of new and historical scientific research articles.By Team ABLEDistinguished scientist and professor Andrew McCallum, Director of the Center for Data Science at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, will lead a new partnership with the Chan Zuckerber

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Tata Trusts sets up Impact Lab at IIT Delhi to work on innovations in public health

2018-01-18 06:41:31

The Impact Lab will source solutions in chosen areas to improve healthcare of poor and resource challenged communities.By Team ABLETata Trusts has set up an Impact Lab at IIT Delhi in partnership with health innovation player PATH for healthcare solutions in areas such as maternal and child health, nutrition and diagnostics for chronic and infectious diseases, among others.The collaboration betwee

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DBT announces Indo-Swiss Joint Research Programme (ISJRP) 2018-19

2018-01-18 06:40:30

The program supports cutting-edge research that brings together faculty and young researchers from Switzerland and India.By Team ABLEThe Indo-Swiss Joint Research Programme (ISJRP) was initiated by the Indian and Swiss governments in 2005 in order to further advance the bilateral cooperation in scientific and technological areas of strategic relevance to both countries. The program supports cuttin

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2017 – A Landmark Year for Indian Science

2018-01-16 10:48:43

2017 has been an exciting year for science in India. From unheralded incremental innovations to Big Bang headline-grabbing global feats, Indian scientists have done some very important work to push the frontiers of science during the year.By Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, CMD,  BioconIndia researchers made significant contributions to R&D across a broad spectrum of fields spanning across space scie

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