ANNOUNCEMENTS
Biotechnology Finishing School Programme

Biotech industry is facing a dearth of industry-ready graduates. In an effort to fulfil the needs of the industry, the Department of IT, BT and S&T, Govt. Of Karnataka along with the Vision Group on Biotechnology, Karnataka, “DBT- Government of India”, and  ABLE has developed a program to enhance employment opportunities in the sector by introducing "Biotechnology Finishing School Program (BTFS)". Interested candidates need to take part in Karnataka Biotechnology Aptitude Test (KBAT) for admissions into BTFS program. The last date for online registration to KBAT is 25 July 2015. For more details, click here

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ANNOUNCEMENTS
EURAXESS Science Slam 2015

The EURAXESS Science Slam India 2015 is here. Don't miss your chance to visit a research institute of your choice and more in Europe with us! Submit your video from 10 July to 20 September 2015 and become one of the 5 finalists to receive a short science communication training in Mumbai and to compete in the LIVE slam in Bangalore! The EURAXESS Science Slam India 2015 will be organised in partnership with the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and IndiaBioscience. For more details, click here.  

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Web Course: Inquiry and Integration in Education

The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Pune in conjunction with ThinQ announces an eight-month workshop on Inquiry and Integration in Education. It aims to develop the expertise needed to nurture in secondary and tertiary students the capacity for inquiry and integration, and is meant for teachers, teacher educators, textbook writers, those who are in positions where they have the power to shape the future of education, and others who have a commitment to student learning.The last date for the receipt of applications is 20th July 2015. For more details, click here.

NEWS STORY
Young Indian researchers attend the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

Young scientists from India share their weeklong experiences at the Nobel Laureate Meeting held in Lindau, Germany from 28th June to 3rd July, 2015 with Harini Barath.

NEWS STORY
New role for retinoic acid in chick forebrain development uncovered

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, discovered that retinoic acid was being synthesized in an unusual location in the developing brains of chicks. Harini Barath reports on their investigations, which reveal a new function of retinoic acid in the development of the chick forebrain.