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COVID impact: AICTE asks all institutions under it to install air sanitisation devices on campus

The devices have been developed by the scientific research labs functioning under the Department of Biotechnology of the Institute of Microbial Technology (CSIR-IMTech)

Published on 1st October 2021
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Zaara Biotechnology is bringing delicious snacks made with Spirulina to your table

A Biotechnology student from Thrissur aims to offer answers to India's food and energy crisis through his start-up. Here's how the research has led them to develop a range of products

Published on 31st March 2021
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Anna University must follow Union government's 49.5% reservation quota: Madras High Court order

According to media reports, admission to the programmes funded by the union government's Department of Biotechnology will continue following the central reservation policy

Published on 19th February 2021
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DST INSPIRE faculty from Chennai working on alternative anti-cancer therapy using transgenic zebrafish

Dr Vimalraj Selvaraj from Centre for Biotechnology, Anna University, Chennai, is a recipient of the INSPIRE Faculty Fellowship instituted by the Department of Science & Technology

Published on 20th January 2021
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Wastewater surveillance can warn of COVID-19 spikes two weeks in advance: IIT Gandhinagar study

The researchers, including those from Gujarat Biotechnology Research Centre (GBRC), explored the association between the SARS-CoV-2 genetic load in wastewater and the number of COVID-19 cases

Published on 6th January 2021
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Who is M S Golwalkar and why is naming a research institute in Kerala after him controversial?

The decision to name the campus of Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology after M S Golwalkar was opposed by the left and the Congress

Published on 7th December 2020
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Very large portion of COVID-19 vaccines likely to be manufactured in India: Gates Foundation CEO

Grand Challenges India was set up as a partnership of the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in 2012, and Wellcome also joined the partnership

Published on 21st October 2020
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Two faculty members at a Kanpur University develop 'more effective' hepa filter mask

The filter mask can be folded and taken along anywhere easily and can be worn by people of all ages. Dr Katiyar, Director of the Institute of Biotechnology and Biosciences at CSJM University said.

Published on 16th October 2020
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JNU student Najeeb Ahmed mysteriously disappeared four years ago. #WhereIsNajeeb, ask family, friends

Najeeb Ahmed, an MSc Biotechnology student of Jawaharlal Nehru University, disappeared on October 15, 2016. Not even a single arrest has been made in this case until now

Published on 15th October 2020
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First COVID-19 vaccine human trial finds it is safe, induces immune response

However, the scientists, including those from the Beijing Institute of Biotechnology in China said further research is needed to confirm whether the vaccine protects against SARS-COV-2 infection

Published on 23rd May 2020
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SARS antibody found to neutralise COVID-19 virus that could be the next step towards potential clinical trials

The antibody, called S309, is now on a fast-track development and testing path at San Francisco-headquartered Vir Biotechnology in the next step toward possible clinical trials

Published on 20th May 2020
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IIT Madras to collaborate with industry partners for research in AI-software tools, magnetic nanoparticles-based products

MagGenome Technologies is a Chennai-based nano-biotechnology start-up that focuses on developing magnetic nanoparticles-based technologies

Published on 30th March 2020
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Researchers in the US give first shot to person in experimental COVID-19 vaccine test

The said 'vaccine', codenamed mRNA-1273, was developed by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and Massachusetts-based biotechnology company Moderna Inc

Published on 17th March 2020
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NIT Calicut student wins Google scholarship, impresses with AR tech for autistic children

Ashik Hameed, a Biotechnology student from NIT Calicut has become the first ever student outside of the Computer Science stream to qualify for the Google's Venkat Panchapakesan Memorial Scholarship

Published on 20th November 2018

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