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Study finds a new potential therapeutic target for cancer

A new study by a team of scientists at the National Centre for Cell Science (DBT-NCCS) in Pune has provided fresh insights on proteins, β-TrCP1 and β-TrCP2, whose deregulation has been associated with many diseases, including cancer........................

New biotechnology centre set up at Arunachal Pradesh

The Minister underlined that the Department of Biotechnology has been playing a pivotal role to build capacity in the region for carrying out biotechnology research to address issues specific to the region and implement programmes for the benefit of the local communities...................

C-CAMP sets up facility to help MedTech startups

Dr Renu Swarup, Secretary, Department of Biotechnology and Department of Science and Technology, inaugurated the facility named `µFab’ through an online event..............................

THSTI to help Vietnam based Nanogen to develop COVID vaccine

The team at Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI) will evaluate a vaccine candidate, named NanoCovax developed by Nanogen Pharmaceutical Biotechnology.............................

New study to help develop salt-tolerant plants

In the new study, a joint team of researchers have sequenced the genome and analyzed the salinity tolerance genes of Avicennia marina, an extremely salt-tolerant mangrove specie...........................

IVI & Bharat Biotech begin Chikungunya vaccine trials in Costa Rica

Phase II and III trials are funded by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI) with support from the Ind-CEPI mission of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), India.............................

Latest research by NII scientists raises new hope for mitochondrial disorders

In the new study, the researchers at National Institute of Immunology focused on autosomal dominant progressive external ophthalmoplegia (adPEO) as it is one of the most common Mitochondrial disorders......................

New tool to fight antimicrobial resistance

Indian scientists have developed a new technique to detect the presence of an antibiotic called Oxytetracycline (OTC) in milk samples.........................

New biotech missions to focus on drug resistance, fortified crops

Speaking at a function to mark the foundation day of the Department of Biotechnology, the Minister for science and technology, Dr Harsh Vardhan announced new missions in five important areas including antibacterial resistance...…..

Scientists must come from every section of society: Dr K VijayRaghavan

After being appointed as the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India, the former Secretary to the Department of Biotechnology, Dr K VijayRaghavan took to Twitter to thank the scientific community and other well-wishers.............