Biosimilar Workshop - Leadership Conclave
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The growing Indian biopharmaceutical industry: its requirements and endeavours

Ibani Kapur & Navodita Jain

The advent of the era of biopharmaceuticals - pharmaceuticals of biological origin, has brought in an industry that requires an indigenous workforce specialising in biological sciences. What is the skill set that a job in biopharma industry requires? Leadership Conclave held during the Biosimilar Workshop at ICT Mumbai brainstormed on the question and presented its requirements to educational bodies and policymakers.


Rakesh Joshi
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Working for the neglected Indian majority

Rakesh Joshi

Rakesh Joshi is an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology (IBB), Savitribai Phule Pune University. In this article, he writes about how he chose a research problem in the field of agriculture, which is an area of major socio-economic concern in India.


Color-enhanced scanning electron micrograph showing Salmonella Typhimurium (red) invading cultured human cells
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Game Infection: Salmonella-1, Humans-0

Fathima Athar

Salmonella typhimurium is a pathogenic bacterium that causes food-borne infections in humans. Researchers from the Regional Centre for Biotechnology, Faridabad, find that Salmonella globally alters a post-translational protein modification called Sumoylation in infected cells and manipulates the host cell’s intracellular transport machinery.


Helen Hobbs, Speaker for the 2019 series
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TNQ Distinguished Lectureship Series: A labour of love

Zill-e-Anam

The TNQ Distinguished Lectureship Series aims to bring the Indian scientific community in close contact with world-renowned researchers and inspire young minds to choose a scientific path. This year's speaker, Helen H Hobbs from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, will be addressing audiences on Hyderabad, Bengaluru and New Delhi on 11, 13 and 15 Feb respectively.


Dispatches from IndiaBioscience

"What is it like to be a woman in science?" The Life of Science documented this session held during the Indian Society of Developmental Biologists Biennial Meeting (InSBD) 2018 at IIT Kanpur, supported by IndiaBioscience.

A report on "Gender-sensitization in Indian science: attitudes and action items" emerging from a session on sexual harassment in the workplace at YIM2018, written by Shubha Tole and L.S. Shashidhara and supported by YIM2018 participants from 47 different institutions was published in Current Science and can be found here.



Our new podcast series "Crafting your Career (CYC)" discusses the ecosystem of science careers in India and provides advice on career development for science students. Listen to the latest episode here.