ANNOUNCEMENTS
Ph.D. Programme in Computational Biology

The Institute of Mathematical Sciences( IMSc) announces call for application for the  Ph.D. programme in computational biology. This is open for students interested in frontier research at the interface of biology, computation, physics and applied mathematics.Last date to send completed application is 31 March, 2015. For more details, click here.

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Ravi Sankaran Fellowships

The Fellowship helps people who want to make a difference in the field of biodiversity conservation in India by funding three activities every year: The deadline for receiving complete application is 15 April 2015. For more details on application procedure and eligibility, click here.

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Workshop on Opportunities and Challenges in Commercialization of Biotechnology in India

Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL) is organizing a one-day workshop on “Opportunities and Challenges in Commercialization of Biotechnology in India” on February 25, 2015 at India International Centre (Annexe), Lecture Room - II (Basement), 40, Max Mueller Marg, New Delhi - 110003. For more details, click here

NEWS STORY
Pain-free drug delivery system could transform diabetes treatments

Edd Gent reports about a new pain-free drug delivery system developed by a team of biologists and aerospace engineers from Bangalore, which could provide a novel way of treating hard to shake infections in diabetics.

NEWS STORY
Bone grafting using corals

Ipsita Herlekar reports on a recent study in which scientists from Kolkata have tested whether converted coral discs when infused with growth factors are more effective in enhancing and accelerating bone tissue regeneration.