• Infosys Foundation provides corpus support to the Bangalore Life Science Cluster to promote global connectivity in scientific research

    The travel support from the Infosys Foundation will be a tremendous opportunity for students and post-doctoral researchers at the Cluster campus to broaden their horizons, train in the latest research techniques worldwide and make new connections.

  • Varad Giri from NCBS wins Sanctuary Asia Wildlife Service award

    The Sanctuary Asia Wildlife awards aim to recognise the contribution of individuals who actively work towards protecting the natural habitats and wildlife of India. Since their inception in 2000, the awards have drawn national attention to the the inspirational work of hundreds across the country.

  • The Sixth Annual Science Journalism Workshop

    NCBS announces its 6th annual science journalism workshop, which will be held on campus from June 13 to June 25, 2016.

  • NCBS welcomes Dimple Notani

    The National Centre for Biological Sciences is delighted to welcome Dimple Notani who joins the Centre as its newest faculty member. She holds a Wellcome Trust-DBT India Alliance Intermediate Research Fellowship, and is an expert in the field of functional genomics and epigenetics.

  • India-EMBO Partnership Symposium

    The Bangalore Life Science Cluster campus hosted a unique event celebrating 30 years of the Department of Biotechnology and announcing the launch of a new EMBO-DBT partnership for funding Indian researchers.

  • Dr. Mukund Thattai- INK Salon @NCBS

    How precise is life? In this visually compelling and thought-provoking talk, "accidental biologist" Mukund Thattai sets out to answer this question. He explores the theoretical concept of exactness through concrete examples such as a golf ball, a spacecraft, and one's own palms. Concluding with a vivid analogy of a street painter, Dr. Thattai leaves his audience with a sense of wonder. This presentation was featured at an INK Salon, "Exploring Excellence", at the National Centre for Biological Sciences in December 2015.

  • Accelerating the application of stem cell technology in human disease

    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.

  • In Conversation with Raghu Padinjat

    Raghu Padinjat is a Doctor-turned-Researcher and Wellcome Trust-DBT India Alliance Senior Research Fellow at NCBS, whose group studies information transfer mediated by lipid molecules. His group uses the fruitfly Drosophila as a model system to investigate key, evolutionarily conserved components of signal transduction that could mirror equivalent pathways in mammalian systems, with the hope that these studies will translate into discoveries of biomedical relevance.

  • NCBS Annual Talks 2016 – Photostory

    The National Centre for Biological Sciences held its much-awaited yearly event, the Annual Talks from 11th to 13th January this year.

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