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Amrita PhD Students Participate at IBRO-APRC 4th Bangalore Cognition Workshop

Amrita PhD Students Participate at IBRO-APRC 4th Bangalore Cognition Workshop

July 18, 2016

Amrita School of Biotechnology PhD students Arathi Rajendran and Sandeep Bodda participated at the 4th IBRO-APRC Bangalore Cognition Workshop held at Bengaluru, India from June 19-July 2, 2016.

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Amrita Professor Dr. Asoke Banerji Nominated to American Chemical Society

Amrita Professor Dr. Asoke Banerji Nominated to American Chemical Society

June 27, 2016

Dr. Asoke Banerji, Distinguished Professor, Amrita School of Biotechnology, Amritapuri, was nominated to The American Chemical Society, one of the world’s oldest, most trusted, and prestigious scientific societies. To become a member of the American Chemical Society, the person has to be nominated by two current members. 

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Amrita to Collaborate with Taiwanese University

Amrita to Collaborate with Taiwanese University

June 21, 2016

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Prof. Tsui-Yao Chen, Dean, College of Bioresources, National Ilan University (NIU, Taiwan) and Dr. Bipin Nair, Dean of the Amrita School of Biotechnology on May 23rd, 2016.

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Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Develops Neuroscience Modeling Software LFPsim

Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham Develops Neuroscience Modeling Software LFPsim

June 14, 2016

The School of Biotechnology’s, Computational Neuroscience Lab has developed a new open source softwarefor modeling local field potentials in neurons and neural circuits models called LFPsim.

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Supplementary Examinations Schedule (June 2016) of Sixth Semester BSc Biotechnology and BSc Microbiology Announced

Supplementary Examinations Schedule (June 2016) of Sixth Semester BSc Biotechnology and BSc Microbiology Announced

June 11, 2016

B.Sc. Biotechnology / B.Sc. Microbiology Semester 6 Supplementary examinations are scheduled to be conducted on June 20 & 21, 2016. 

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How Amrita’s Brain Circuit Models Help Explore Brain Function and Disorders

How Amrita’s Brain Circuit Models Help Explore Brain Function and Disorders

May 13, 2016

In an effort to understand brain’s disease conditions from a functional role, computational neuroscience and neurophysiology lab at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham’s School of Biotechnology has been developing computer models based on experimental data of neurons and neural circuits.

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Nature India Provides Reason for Celebration at Amrita School of Biotechnology

Nature India Provides Reason for Celebration at Amrita School of Biotechnology

May 10, 2016

Every week Nature India hand-picks a selection of papers that might be of interest or relevance to the scientific community in the region.  In this regard, researchers at the Amrita School of Biotechnology (ASBT), Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, were thrilled to find that their work which was recently published in the USA based journal Bioorganic Chemistry (Kalyanvenkatraman S. et al, 66, 72-79, 2016) was the research pick of the week in Nature India

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“Magic Bullet” against Cancer

“Magic Bullet” against Cancer

April 6, 2016

Dr. Manzoor Koyakutty is one of the researchers at the forefront of the ACNSMM work concerning multifunctional nanomedicines for targeting key oncogenic pathways in drug resistant cancer cells. 

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Seminar on Microbial Fermentation Explains How to Use Bacteria to Make Glue

Seminar on Microbial Fermentation Explains How to Use Bacteria to Make Glue

April 1, 2016

An expert in the field of fermentation technology and a Professor Emeritus from the M.S. University of Baroda, Dr. Avinash Shah, has spent the week of March 16, 2016, at Amrita School of Biotechnology (ASBT), teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

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Host-Pathogen Interaction in Tuberculosis

Host-Pathogen Interaction in Tuberculosis

March 13, 2016

During this week’s invited talk at Amrita School of Biotechnology (ASBT), Dr. Kanury Rao shared his insights with the students and faculty about his groundbreaking work on the host-pathogen interplay between human macrophages infected with M. tuberculosis and the subsequent application of this research to drug discovery. 

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