FDA approves GM Mosquitoes field trials to control the pest in Florida

2016-08-08 06:53:33

USFDA releases final environmental assessment for Genetically Engineered Mosquito to fight against Zika virus.By Team ABLEThe British invention a Genetically Modified (GM) mosquitoes to hunt and kill this disease causing pest has got the approval for field trials from the US regulator FDA ( Food and Drugs Administration).FDA has completed the environmental review for a proposed field trial to dete

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CDSCO/DCGI announce revised requirements on clinical trials

2016-08-08 06:24:21

By Team ABLE50-bedded hospital not requiredUnder the Chairmanship of Secretary, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, and experts including Secretary, D/O Health Research & Director General, ICMR and Director General Health Services, announcements regarding the conduct of clinical trial in India were released. The announcement said that with regards to earlier stipulation that no clinical tri

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DBT calls for proposals of technologies to develop energy from Municipal Solid Waste

2016-08-08 06:14:10

The objective of this call is to develop and demonstrate technologies for sustainable utilization of MSW waste for cleaner and pollution free environment as well as generation of the energy from MSW.

By Team ABLE

The Department of Biotechn

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BIRAC calls for proposals under Contract Research Scheme to extend funding

2016-08-08 05:33:40

The Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) — which has been established as an interface agency to nurture innovation in research and to promote affordable product development through public-private partnership — has called for proposals under the Contract Research Scheme (CRS). This is the 10th call by BIRAC for proposals under the CRS Scheme.By Team ABLEOne of BIRAC’s ma

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Minister of Science and Technology updates House on key developments in Biotechnology sector

2016-08-08 05:19:52

On Thursday, August 4, 2016, developments in India’s Bio-Technology Sector were announced by Shri Y S Chowdary, Minister of State for the Ministry of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, in a written reply to a question posed to him at the Lok Sabha. By Team ABLEThe Minister informed at the House that the Department of Bio-Technology (DBT) is implementing an integrated human resourc

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No license needed to import & export biological samples from Aug 4, 2016

2016-08-05 09:28:04

In a major industry-friendly step, the government has permitted CROs, research centers and others to import and export biological samples with just self-certification, saving 4 to 5  months of paper work for each such item

By Narayanan Suresh

Biotech companies, CROs, research centers and other can relax

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi stresses on evading indiscriminate use of antibiotics in his Mann Ki Baat speech

2016-08-04 11:24:57

Prime Minister asks citizens to stop use of antibiotics without a doctor’s prescription.

By Team ABLE

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Government outlines plan on modernization of Ayurvedic drugs manufacturing process

2016-08-04 11:21:02

Excerpt from the information given by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik

By Team ABLE

“Modernization of Ayurvedic Drugs Manufactur

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Catalent Biologics, Zumutor collaborate to develop antibodies with enhanced ADCC activity

2016-08-03 10:54:40

Catalent, Zumutor created a fucose knockout GPEx cell line expressing high levels of an anti-HER2 antibody.

By Team ABLE

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Government calls for online only nominations for Padma Awards 2017 by September 15

2016-08-03 10:51:35

Nomination sought for Padma Awards online

Nominations for the Padma Awards 2017 is presently open and the last date for receipt of the nominations for the Padma Awards 2017 is September 15, 2016.

It has been decided that from this year the nominations and recommendations for the Padma Awards will be received online only on an electronic management system designed

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