iBiology Young Scientist Seminars

Do you have a compelling biology research story that you want to share on the iBiology website? Are you interested in learning how to give an effective talk from the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science at Stony Brook University?
Then apply to be in the Young Scientist Seminar Series by February 1, 2015.
For more details, click here

2nd SN Genetics Convention: “A symposium on “Sanger to Next Generation Sequencing – The Genomics Era”

The Sankara Nethralaya ONGC Department of Genetics and Molecular Biology would be celebrating its 21st year of service by conducting the 2nd SN Genetics Convention 2014 - a second annual symposium titled “Sanger to Next Generation Sequencing – The Genomics Era” on January 30 and 31, 2015. Last date for Receipt of application and registration for poster session is 17 January, 2015. For more details, click here 


Applications are invited from researchers (Students Ph.D. year 2 or 3 and Young PIs) working in India to visit DAILAB and contribute to the ongoing research themes, on cell-imaging and drug screenings using novel assays for disease therapeutics,stress and metabolic regulations, for a period of three months to one year. For more details, click here.

Polymer coated nanoparticles block amyloid fibrillation

Madhukara Putty reports about a new study by researchers from the National Brain Research Centre, Manesar, Gurgaon and the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata which shows that nanoparticles coated with histidine polymer get attached to amyloid fibrils and stop their growth completely. 

NBRC turns 11 years old – and reflects on ‘How the brain tells the new from the old’

Supriya Bhavnani, DST INSPIRE Faculty at the National Brain Research Centre reports about the 11th Foundation Day of the National Brain Research Centre, Manesar.