ANNOUNCEMENTS
M.Sc. in Human Disease Genetics

The Centre for Human Genetics is a centre for advanced research, teaching and training in areas which lie at the interface of modern genetics and medicine. A 2-year Master's degree programme (Degree to be awarded by the University of Mysore) in Human Disease Genetics is due to begin at this centre in Bangalore. The deadline for receiving application is 18 May, 2015. For more details, click here.

ANNOUNCEMENTS
Early Career Fellowships in Biomedical Research

The Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance announces the launch of  Early Career Fellowships in Basic Biomedical research on 1 May, 2015. This scheme provides a unique opportunity for the most promising postdoctoral researchers to carry out research in India. Preliminary applications due by 15 June, 2015. For more details, click here.

ANNOUNCEMENTS
EURAXESS Information Session

The Information Session by EURAXESS Links India will introduce tools that the European Union has to offer to researchers in India and other opportunities to students, researchers and faculty at NCBS. The session will be on 17 April 2015 between 11:30 A.M and 12:30 P.M in Haapus (LH-1), National Centre for Biolgoical Sciences (NCBS), Bangalore. For more details, click here

NEWS STORY
Role of Wnt signalling in formation of appendages in zebrafish

Ipsita Herlekar writes about recent studies that helped uncover the meachanism by which certain signalling pathways influence the formation of appendages in zebrafish.


NEWS STORY
Preparing for Climate Negotiations in Paris: Public talk by Jean-Marc Séré-Charlet, Minister Counsellor at the French Embassy in India

In the lead up to the COP21 climate conference in Paris this December, France is sending representatives across the globe to raise awareness as well as to detail each nation's agenda for combatting climate change. Anjali Vaidya reports from a public talk by Jean-Marc Séré-Charlet (Minister Counsellor to the French Embassy in India) at the National Institute for Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bangalore.