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NCBS (affiliated to TIFR) is a premier biological research institute that focuses on fundamental, interdisciplinary research from the frontier areas of biology.
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National Centre for Biological Sciences 3h
Prof. Sowdhamini Ramanathan's research on the Moringa genome has been featured in an article published by :
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Anoopa John 22h
Yay! I'm going to be spending May 23rd at , conducting a workshop on ‘Visual Communication'. As an outsider to the science-research world, I hope I can bring a fresh perspective to designing for science communication.
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National Centre for Biological Sciences 24h
Replying to @SiddhrthKnkaria
Yesterday's session focused on Introduction to . Day 2: dives into Narratives & in . What is a story? How do scientific reports differ from stories? Does need stories? We'd love to hear from YOU - weigh in!
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National Centre for Biological Sciences May 20
SIGN UP NOW! NCBS in collaboration with DST- will be organizing a 14 day School - open to final year Masters, PhD, post-doc and young faculty members! Know more:
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SeasonWatch May 19
Announcing the SeasonWatch Summer Tree Quest, 14-17 June 2019. Another season, another countywide bioblitz event. Here's the opportunity to go outdoors and look at what trees are doing this summer! It will be fun, we promise!
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National Centre for Biological Sciences May 20
We've just kicked off the first-ever 'The Craft of Science Communication' workshop at the Bangalore Life Sciences Cluster (BLiSC). An event for campus scientists at various stages in their research journeys, to learn how they can integrate science communication. !
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Bhalla Lab May 17
Replying to @jbneuro @arvin_neuro
2/3: Using patterned optogenetic stimulation at CA3, and patch recording from CA1, we show that precise balance exists even in isolated feedforward circuits, and with fine granularity . Further, inhib. delay decreases with increasing input strength from CA3
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TDU May 18
scientists in collaboration with in a recent have decoded Moringa oleifera's medicinal mystery. Read more in this article in Biotecnika:
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chandan Kumar Pandey May 17
So the grand mother was correct it is tasty and healthy.. great work .
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National Centre for Biological Sciences May 17
Replying to @prashanthns
We understand the danger in conflating traditional knowledge and modern science - and how it has led to some tall, erroneous claims. Yes, framing should ensure that it doesn't happen - if you do read the article, I'm sure you will concur that it doesn't draw such parallels.
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National Centre for Biological Sciences May 17
Replying to @prashanthns
Point taken, but if you do read the article, it doesn't indicate anything of the sort. It touches upon how traditionally is used in home remedies - unlocking its genome j shows how its enzymes might help in that. These could now have very real benefits for .
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Kalyan Ray May 17
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Anirban Datta-Roy May 17
So now the Drumstick (Moringa oleifera) is the next ? Scientists from and found that even "the leaves have 30 times more iron and 100 times more calcium than spinach"! Time for some nice nuggekaayi sambhar!
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Archives at NCBS May 15
NOTE: Change of time for the Public Lecture Series. NEW TIME: FRIDAY, 5:00 PM, MAY 17 2019 Free and open to public. Lecture Hall - 1 (Haapus), ’s Lives, Women’s Words by C S Lakshmi (Ambai)
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National Centre for Biological Sciences May 15
CONGRATULATIONS to PROF. KAWALJIT BAWA on his election to the !
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National Centre for Biological Sciences May 14
Could a hold the key to understanding what goes wrong with signalling in type-2 ? A recent study from Prof lab at NCBS, delves into the question. Read the popular science version by Anusha Krishnan here:
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National Centre for Biological Sciences May 14
Job Opening at ADBS BrainStem. We are looking for a well-qualified Bioinformatician. Apply here:
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National Centre for Biological Sciences May 14
The Cluster had the honour of being one of the finalists at Engage last year and it was terrific in every way. If you’re a with a cool outreach project underway, apply! You could be in Berlin later this year!
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National Centre for Biological Sciences May 14
Know a designer who can design a website from scratch on a theme / template? Our in-house IT team will provide back end support & the designer will need to work closely with them. So, Drupal-savvy, -based web , mail us: comms@ncbs.res.in
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National Centre for Biological Sciences May 13
We're delighted to announce our first-ever in ! SAVE THE DATE: Sunday, 26 May, 2019 TIME: 4 pm onwards Event is free & open to all! Talks by: Prof. & Dr. Varadharajan Sundaramurthy
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