Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER): Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Three Bulk Drug Parks and Four Medical Devices Park to be established in India

Published: July 14, 2020

On July 13, 2020, the Union Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers finalised guidelines to select three bulk drug parks and four medical devices parks. Highlights The parks are to be set up at Bhatindia in the state of Punjab. Bhatindia has been selected as it has good connectivity of water and land availability. The state ..

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Fitness trade-offs linked to population size in E. coli

Published: March 31, 2020

Scientists at IISER, Pune, have discovered a link between population sizes of Escherichia coli bacteria with the fitness trade-off adopted by them. Escherichia coli Escherichia coli is a bacterial species commonly found in the gut of humans and several animals. It is a rod shaped, gram negative bacteria that are mostly harmless in nature. However, ..

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India hosts 5th APDRC in Pune

Published: January 9, 2020

The 5th edition of the Asia Pacific Drosophila Research Conference (APDRC5) is being held in Pune, Maharashtra, which is organized by the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), from 6th January to 10th January 2020. The conference which is conducting for the first time in India has an aim to promote the interaction ..

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