ANNOUNCEMENTS
Life sciences opportunities in India: A special session at EMBO meeting 2015

A special session is organised by IndiaBioScience & WellcomeTrust/DBT India Alliance at the EMBO meeting scheduled to be held in Birmingham, UK between 5-8 September 2015. The session is for graduate students, postdocs and group leaders interested in research opportunities in India.India Alliance announces travel award for attending the EMBO meeting. For more details, click here

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.

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Upcoming people’s science congress in Bangalore

The 15th All India People's Science Congress (AIPSC) will be held in Bangalore from 22nd-25th May 2015. Nandini Rajamani tells us more about this biennial conference, which communicates scientific and technological developments and policy related issues in India to a concerned audience.

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How cells communicate: a key physico-chemical process uncovered

How do cells communicate with their environment? A collaboration of Indian scientists from different disciplines has now identified a key physico-chemical process that enables this communication, and helped to deepen our understanding of how the cell membrane is organized.