• Congratulations! Prof. Gaiti Hasan elected Vice President of INSA

    Prof. Gaiti Hasan, a molecular geneticist at the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), was recently elected as Vice President of the Indian National Science Academy (INSA). After thirteen years as a fellow of INSA, this year, the Academy has sought her counsel in strengthening their activities and initiating new programmes.

  • Congratulations! Dr Uma Ramakrishnan elected fellow of INSA

    Dr. Uma Ramakrishnan, a population geneticist at the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS), was recently elected to the Indian National Science Academy (INSA). This is a proud moment for NCBS, and we were eager to know what it means for Dr. Ramakrishnan.

  • Mahesh Sankaran for this year's Harper Review

    Harper Reviews celebrate the eminent ecologist John Harper, and the journal invites one accomplished mid-career ecologist from across the globe each year to submit a review on an issue of wide importance. This year's Harper Review chronicles the droughts and ecological future of the Savannah g

  • Dr Arati Ramesh awarded the 2019 HFSP Young Investigator Grant

    Dr Arati Ramesh, from the Department of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Bioinformatics at the National Centre for Biological Sciences has been awarded a 2018 Young Investigator Research Grant from the Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP).

  • The French Connection

    “Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.”
     – Louis Pasteur

    "La science ne connaît pas de pays, parce que la connaissance appartient à l'humanité, et elle est la torche qui illumine le monde”
    – Louis Pasteur

  • Prof Mayor signs on as advisory member of DORA

    We are pleased to announce that Prof. Satyajit Mayor has signed on as an advisory member of the Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA). DORA recognizes the need to improve the ways in which the outputs of scholarly research are evaluated. It is a global initiative encompassing all scholarly disciplines and the key stakeholders include funders, publishers, professional societies, institutions, and researchers.

  • Dr John Kuriyan elected to the National Academy of Medicine

    We are proud to announce the election of Dr John Kuriyan (University of California, Berkeley, USA) to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine. The National Academy of Medicine is an independent organization of eminent professionals from diverse fields including health and medicine; the natural, social, and behavioural sciences; and beyond.

  • Dr. Raj Ladher is awarded the ‘Action on Hearing Loss’ UK Grant

         The National Health Service and the Department for Health in UK set up a plan for “Action on Hearing Loss” in 2015, to address the growing problems of hearing loss which have significant economic, social and personal consequences. It is estimated that one in six people in the UK suffer from one or the other form of hearing loss and that amounts to nearly 11 million people!

  • Dr. Kamaljit Bawa awarded the Linnean Medal

    The Bangalore Life Sciences Cluster (BLiSc) congratulates Kamaljit Bawa on being awarded the Linnean Medal for 2018!

    The Linnean Medal is awarded every year by the Linnean Society of London to biologists as an expression of the Society’s esteem and appreciation of the awardees’ service to science.

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