Biotechnology in India: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

With an aim to showcase India’s potential in the biotechnology sector, one of the largest biotechnology stakeholders conglomerate “Global Bio-India 2019” begins in New Dehli on Thursday 21st November 2019. The Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Harsh Vardhan inaugurated the summit. In a 3 day long ..

Union Government launches Manav human atlas initiative for holistic understanding of human body

The new human atlas initiative – named Manav – has been launched by the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and Persistent Systems for holistic understanding of human body. The aim of the initiative is to create a unified database of molecular network of all the tissues in the human body and to derive a holistic picture ..

Cabinet approves 5 year extension of Biomedical Research Career Programme

The Union Cabinet approved the extension of the Biomedical Research Career Programme and Wellcome Trust (WT)/DBT India Alliance beyond its initial 10-year term to a new five year phase. The extension is carried for its new 5 year phase from 2019-20 to 2023-24 with the Department of Biotechnology increasing its commitment to two times that ..

IIT-Madras ties up with Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI) to address public health issues

IIT-Madras has entered into an agreement with Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI) to address public health issues and predict adverse pregnancy outcomes using technology. The aim of the pact is to bring physician-scientists, biologists, engineers and data scientists together to solve public health problems related to maternal and child health. The objective is ..