Research Highlights January February 2019

A protein that assists in the process of insulin folding has just been discovered in a new study A protein that assists in the process of insulin folding has just been discovered in a new study conducted by researchers at the Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Copenhagen. The new research results have just been published in the scientific journal Diabetes. Insulin is produced in the
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Biotech News December January 2019

by Biotech Express Bureau Cabinet approves bill for setting up of National Commission for Indian System of Medicine The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the Centre of Excellence for Sickle Cell Anaemia, Thalassemia and Other Genetic Blood Disorders at the Prathima Institute of Medical Sciences in Karimnagar, Telangana today (December 22, 2018). Speaking on the occasion, the Pr
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Research scholars across the country are protesting again to increase their stipend

by Biotech Express Bureau According to Nikhil Gupta, national representative of Research Scholars of India, an association leading the petition, the MHRD had promised regular revisions in 2015. Gupta is a research scholar at the Centre for Biomedical Research, Lucknow. Aditya Chandel, a PhD student at IIT Madras, agreed. “The current emoluments make it very difficult for us to survive in big metro
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Science, PseudoScience, Religion and Beliefs: An Indian Scenario

By Dr Seema Pavgi Upadhyay India’s oldest scientific gathering Indian Science Congress (ISC) is gaining much attention worldwide these days, not only because breakthrough discoveries are coming out of sessions but also because we have started to take dig the past for more imaginative thinking. Many call it Indian Science and many call it PseudoScience. In this article we will see as much detail as
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PM delivers inaugural address at 106th session of Indian Science Congress

by Biotech Express Bureau The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today delivered the inaugural address at the 106th session of the Indian Science Congress. Reflecting on the theme of the event this year – ‘Future India: Science and Technology’ – the Prime Minister said that India’s true strength will be in connecting its science, technology and innovation, with its people. He re
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Univercells Introduces Breakthrough Vaccine Manufacturing Platform

by Biotech Express News Bureau Univercells and consortium partner Batavia Biosciences have been awarded a $4 million grant extension by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to scale up their low-cost polio vaccine manufacturing technology. Nivelles, BELGIUM – January 11, 2019 – Univercells, a business-to-business provider focused on increasing the availability of affordable biologics to addres
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Prof Ashok Pandey among the top global 1% of Clarivate highly cited researchers list

by Kamal Pratap Singh Name of Professor Ashok Pandey has come up among the top 1% highly cited global researcher from India and only name from CSIR which is largest research organization in the country. Clarivate Analytics, the global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to enable researchers to accelerate discovery, published its annual Highly Cited Researchers (HCR) list. Now in it
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