Elsevier, NASI name winners of the 2016 NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Awards

2016-09-16 09:03:18

2016 NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Awards serve to honor researchers under the age of 40 building a career in academic research and help them gain broad recognition in India and abroad for their work.

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Khorana Program 2016-17 calls for scholars to be part of US universities’ R&D

2016-09-16 08:57:00

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India, Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and WINStep Forward have partnered to support the prestigious Khorana Program for Scholars named in honor of Dr Har Gobind Khorana.

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Ramesh Raskar wins Lemelson-MIT Prize

2016-09-16 08:34:28

Inventor of Femto-photography Ramesh Raskar awarded $500,000 (Rs 3.34 crore) Lemelson-MIT Prize, while Achuta Kadambi, who is working on Superhuman Visual Systems to Capture Light bags Lemelson-MIT Student Prize.

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TTP Labtech, University of California Collaboration Accelerates Single Cell Genomics Research

2016-09-16 07:38:31

A new workflow for single cell sequencing, which can reduce the cost of sample preparation developed. 

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TTP Labtech Ltd, a global leader in the design and development of automated instrumentat

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In a radical move, UN Report calls for delinking of pharma R&D costs from final prices

2016-09-15 08:46:00

The UN Secretary –General’s High-Lever Panel (HLP) on Access to Medicines, in its report submitted on September 14, 2016, has also recommended a  Global Policy and Code of Principles for Biomedical R&D that is binding on all countries to increase access to medicines for world’s poor people.

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UN Report on “Access to Medicines” ignores real issues: BIO

2016-09-15 08:37:44

Here is BIO’s initial reaction regarding the UN High Level Panel on “Access to Medicines Report”

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Joseph Damond, Senior Vice President, International Affairs at the Biotech

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Bayer, Monsanto agree to merge

2016-09-15 08:32:53

Bayer acquires Monsanto for $128 per share in an all-cash transaction with an aggregate value of $66 billion, pushing Bayer to be the global leader in crop science. The deal at $128 per share in all-cash transaction, represents 44 percent premium to Monsanto shareholders.

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India declares itself free from Avian Influenza (H5N1)

2016-09-15 08:28:16

The Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers welfare has declared India free from Avian Influenza (H5N1) from September 5, 2016.

 

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Praj to set up indigenously developed bioethnol plants for IOCL

2016-09-14 10:15:01

Indian Oil Corporation signs Praj Industries for development of 2G Ethanol.

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Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), India’s flagship national oil company, has selected Praj, a Pune-based global process solutions leader,

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IIT Bombay, Russia’s Global Venture Alliance organize entrepreneur exchange program

2016-09-14 07:37:45

IIT-Bombay’s Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship and Global Venture Alliance in Moscow will partner to run a bilateral entrepreneur exchange program — India Russia Bridge for Innovations

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