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  • The surface of a cell is a dynamic place - like children in a busy playground, molecules move around in apparently random patterns. However, there is order in this ostensibly chaotic system. Since many of the cell's sensors reside on its surface, they often aggregate specifically in response to a stimulus to transmit information about the environment into the cell. But what are the rules that govern the movement of such molecules on the cell surface?


    Physics of Life 2016: The 4th NCBS-Simons Annual Monsoon School

    NCBS announces the 4th NCBS-Simons Annual Monsoon School.

    Biology is essentially an interdisciplinary field and is in the forefront of modern physics and information sciences. The goal of the Monsoon School is two-fold.

  • The campus recently announced the launch of a major new collaborative initiative centred around the use of stem cell technology in research, diagnostics and therapeutics at an event held at the Bangalore Life Science Cluster campus.

  • Karl Deisseroth visits NCBS

    Karl Deisseroth, the D. H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University visited the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), Bangalore, while he was in the city as the featured speaker for the Cell Press-TNQ India Distinguished Lectureship Series 2016.

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Monday, March 21st, 2016


The National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), a leading institution for fundamental research in biology in India owes its existence to the vision and perseverance of Obaid Siddiqi.

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