Guest Article : Millets: Nutri-Cereals

Muzaffar Hasan1, , Chirag Maheshwari2, Nitin Kumar Garg3 and Mahesh Kumar4 1, 2 Scientists, APPD Division, ICAR-CIAE, Bhopal 3 Assistant professor, Rajasthan Agricultural Research Institute, Jaipur 4 Scientist, ICAR- CAZRI, Jodhpur. Introduction Millets are small-seeded crops with different species such as pearlmillet (Pennisetumglaucum), finger millet (Eleusinecoracana),kodo millet (Paspalumsetac
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Obituary: Sydney Brenner: Molecular biology pioneer dies

The South African of Lithuanian descent made many pioneering discoveries in the field of molecular and developmental biology, winning a Nobel Prize in 2002. The Nobel recognised his work with the tiny roundworm Caenorhabditis elegans, which is now widely used by researchers as a model to test the fundamentals of how all living organisms work. But Brenner also made big contributions to the understa
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Guest Article: Biosensors: A Current Wave in invivo Bio-sensing

by Anjali Sharma and Barkha Singhal* School of Biotechnology, Gauatm Buddha University, Greater Noida (U.P.) Gautam Buddh Nagar 201310, U.P., India The outburst of wearable and embeddable technology has facilitated a substantial upsurge in their prolific utilization in biomedical applications. The area of point-of-care diagnostics and online monitoring with wirelessmobile networking leads to the p
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Guest Article: RNA silencing based new age drug therapy approved by FDA

by Saurabh Pandey, Ph.D. Student, National Institute of Plant genome Research, New Delhi-110067 Patisiron (Onpattro), a RNA-drug based on gene silencing was cleared by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations recently. This approval will pave the way for new generation drugs by targeting disease causing genes. The mechanism of RNA interference which involves silencing of target gene
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Press Release: Start-up Podium®, Hyderabad

The first edition of the Start-up Podium, a platform to engage in a dialogue on innovation and start-up was launched at the Hitex City in Hyderabad from 3rd to 5th May at Mediko 2019. An initiative to bring together individuals and start-ups at the forefront of healthcare innovation across industries and functions. The event was one of its kind that offered product demos, innovation showcase, expe
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Guest Article: “Blockade of immune checkpoint therapy for advanced cancers”- A topic of 2018 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine

by S.Krupanidhi Department of Biotechnology, Vignan’s Foundation for Science, Technology and Research, Deemed to be University, Vadlamudi 522213 A P India Email: krupanidhi.srirama@gmail.com Abstract A big challenge that we have been facing in medical domain is to search a better cure for cancer. Despite several treatment regimens prevailing in cancer treatment such as radiation therapy, a few dru
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