BLiSc Cluster organizes the Human Genetics and Disease Biology Meeting
The sequencing of human genome has raised much excitement about the possibility of understanding the blueprint of life. Further, the development of low-cost high-throughput DNA sequencing has facilitated the analysis of large numbers of human genomes and revealed the diversity in DNA sequence within and between human populations.
Dutch Health Minister visits the Bangalore Life Sciences Cluster on a Collaborative Health Mission
The Honourable Dutch Health Minister, Mr. Bruno Bruins, accompanied by a delegation of nearly eight other health officials visited the Bangalore Life Sciences Cluster (BLiSc) on May 25th, 2018.
Science, Society and NCBS
Science is regarded as one of the most significant cognitive enterprises of our times and the interface of science with society is becoming increasingly complex. The campus recently hosted an event titled "Science, Society and NCBS", aimed at exploring ways in which the practice of science relates to larger questions of society.
Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice-chancellor of Cambridge University visits campus
Sir Leszek Borysiewicz, Vice-chancellor of Cambridge University visited the NCBS and inStem campus on the 16th of September. Sir Leszek, accompanied by a senior Cambridge delegation also took time to interact with researchers on the campus. The visit served to reinforce several existing links between the campus and the University of Cambridge, and to commemorate Sir Leszek's instrumental role in fostering links between the institutions during his Vice-chancellorship.
NCBS faculty members awarded Max Planck-DST partner group awards
The National Centre for Biological Sciences is pleased to announce that faculty member Radhika Venkatesan has been awarded a Max Planck-DST Partner group award!
Eve Marder, scientific advisor for NCBS, wins the 2016 Kavli Prize for Neuroscience
The National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) congratulates its scientific board member, Eve Marder, on being one of the recipients of the Kavli Prize in Neuroscience for 2016.
Launching the NCBS Archives
To commemorate the occasion, NCBS has created an institutional archive. The NCBS Archives will work closely with the TIFR Archives to become a vital resource centre for historical research on NCBS. The Archives also aims to serve as a hub for dialogue on the history of research in the biological sciences in India
Sriram Ramaswamy and L. Mahadevan elected as Fellows of the Royal Society in London
Last year saw three scientists associated with NCBS, Ajay Sood, Kamal Bawa and John Kuriyan elected as Fellows. This year, the trend continues with Sriram Ramaswamy and Lakshminarayanan Mahadevan added to the rolls of elected Fellows of the Royal Society in London.
Dr. Uma Ramakrishnan wins the Parker/Gentry Award for 2016
The National Centre for Biological Sciences congratulates Dr. Uma Ramakrishnan on winning the Parker/Gentry award for 2016!
Satyajit Mayor awarded the prestigious Margdarshi fellowship
Prof. Satyajit Mayor, Director, National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) and Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine (inStem), is the latest recipient of the prestigious Margdarshi fellowship.