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    James J Collins in conversation with Shahid Jameel

    In the 6th conversation of the 'IN CONVERSATION with IGNITE' series, Shahid Jameel, a Fellow at OCIS and Green Templeton College, Oxford, talks to a well-known American researcher, author, speaker, and consultant James J. Collins who is considered the ​“Father of Synthetic Biology”.



    Prabha Fernandes in conversation with Swami Subramaniam

    Ignite Life Science Foundation, Cactus Communications, and IndiaBioscience have come together to co-host this live online event. In a relaxed and conversational format, the interlocutor for each session will uncover the background story of the work and life of an eminent scientist.

    The guest of the fifth event in the series is Prabhavathi Fernandes. She is the Chairperson of the National Biodefense Science Board (NBSB), US and the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Global Antibiotic Research and Development Partnership (GARDP).

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  • iBiology


    iBiology offers free biology videos from the world's leading scientists, with talks by over 25 Nobel laureates. It also offers free online courses that help researchers do good science and enhance career and professional development

  • Drowsy Drosophila

    Drowsy Drosophila : Rapid Evolution in the Face of Climate Change

    University of Florida (Center for Precollegiate Education and Training) present a set of interesting experiments with sleepy Drosophila!

    Great tool for teachers to discuss climate change and its impact on genetic variation.

    In case, teachers can't obtain Drosophila lines to put to sleep - the resource has a dataset to allow analyses and learning.

    Find the entire module here: Drowsy Drosophila

    Module obtained with permission from Julie Bokor.

  • Geniverse

    Geniverse: Learn and teach genetics by breeding dragons!

    New to genetics? Here is an interactive game that lets you breed dragons! The game produced by the Concord Consortium is an exciting tool for students and teachers to get started with genetics. The beautiful graphics create an engaging experience.

    Teachers - use this game in your classrooms for a fun experience! The genes used in this game have been picked from the real world genetics of model organisms!

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