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Monday, October 26, 2020



IISER Pune Team competing at the 2020 iGEM Synthetic Biology Contest

October 10, 2020 12:14 am

iGEM is an annual competition that is geared at helping high school and college students solve real world problems using synthetic biology.

With 50 students, IISER to resume research this month

August 03, 2020 9:02 am

Sanjeev Galande, dean, Research and Development, told The Indian Express, “We received the ministry’s approval to restart research. Students have been informed and laboratory-based activities will begin later this month.”

With automated RNA extractor, IISER Pune to scale up Covid-19 testing

July 16, 2020 11:37 am

Since the centre was established on May 21, a total of 7,500 tests have been performed there (till July 14). Samples from government hospitals in the city are sent to this centre, run by research scholars, undergraduate students and faculty volunteers.

IISER admissions 2020: Last date to apply extended, check details

May 31, 2020 4:57 pm

IISER admissions 2020: The candidates can now apply till June 10. The revised dates of examinations will be announced soon

IISER Pune sets up COVID-19 testing centre

May 21, 2020 11:06 pm

The testing facility is being run with volunteers who have been properly trained. Throat and nasal swab samples are expected to arrive at the centre every day from government hospitals, which will be tested for the presence of the virus causing Covid-19 using an ICMR-approved kit.

List of unconventional online engineering courses offered by top institutes

May 18, 2020 9:34 am

Check the list of online courses offered by IISc, IIEST Shibpur, IISER, other central institutes

Pune: IISER team develops synthetic molecule capable of targeting, killing cancer cells

March 21, 2020 2:37 am

The study was conducted on breast cancer cell. When targeted on a breast cancer cell, the molecule was found to bind with the cell membrane.

Pune: Science fest at IISER focuses on AI, neuroscience, life sciences

January 12, 2020 4:17 am

The India Science Festival 2020 has been organised by Aspiring Minds in association with academic partner, Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute at Harvard University.

Mohali institute IISER behind device to study pollutants released by farm fires

November 13, 2019 10:47 am

Since there are only two such devices installed in India, most government agencies remain unaware of the rates of such emissions, alongside their hazardous effects on the human body.

Science and sensibility

November 12, 2019 7:22 pm

Sipping coffee in the shade of a red garden umbrella at the outdoor cafeteria, Sanad, a third-year undergraduate student of Biology tells The Indian Express about his experience with the teaching staff at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER).