Scientists Simplifying Science

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Turning back the hands of time

Aging is one of the most complex biological processes and the prime driver for many human diseases. For a long time, it was considered to be a unidirectional process. However, in the year 2006, Nobel Prize winning scientist Yamanaka proved that mature differentiated cells of the body, such as skin cells, can be converted to… Keep Reading


MedNess- At the frontier of Medicine, Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Business

Hello and welcome to the biweekly roundup of Healthcare business top stories. Please follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn MedNess  BMS’s injectable Opdivo approved by FDA for bladder cancer FDA approved intravenous use of Opdivo (nivolumab), a PD-1 checkpoint inhibitor for the treatment of patients with locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma (mUC) who have… Keep Reading


Battle of Wisdom: CRISPR-CAS9

Editor’s Note: Gene editing for a better (or worse) is coming to a store near you. Some of you may have followed the ongoing patent war on the ownership of CRISPR-Cas9 technology between University of California (Berkeley) and Broad Institute (MIT-Harvard). But there could be many who are wondering what is the fuss all about?… Keep Reading


The week that it was 22nd Jan to 28th Jan 2017

As India celebrated its 68th Republic day this week and every country in the world honoured our Tricolour, the enthusiasm in the CSG endeavour was no less. This week saw an upsurge of ideas as fellow CSGians initiated and participated actively in discussions on various new themes. Genetic modifications all the way!! While CSGians debated… Keep Reading

Managing time in Research

Like most researchers, I have struggled through my initial years of research to find my groove. While I can’t say with surety that I have found it eventually, it would be vain to deny how much learning has happened in these years. I don’t know about genius minds who, with even failing breath, can come… Keep Reading


Finding antibodies in the haystack…

Face to Face with Thomas Leung, CSO, BenchSci.   The first day I started my postdoc in the Bremner lab, I remember talking to Tom, a graduate student working in the “Epigenetics” wing of the lab. Being fun-loving and most importantly coffee loving, we instantly bonded and formed a team…doing Science and talking non-sense. I… Keep Reading

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