The Young Investigators’ Meeting series: building a community of young Indian biologists

YIM 2016 will be held between 27 February- 3 March 2016 in New Delhi.  

The annual Young Investigators’ Meeting (YIM) brings together exceptional young scientists, senior scientists, heads of institutes, and representatives from funding agencies for 3 days of discussions and interactions focusing on science and careers in a broad range of disciplines of biology. The program features illuminating seminars, posters and panel discussions that focus on a wide variety of topics ranging from choosing the right research problem, publishing, personnel management, funding opportunities and mentorship.

Read more about the upcoming YIM here

Inaugural Young Investigators' Meeting (UK)

A one-day event is planned in association with the post-doctoral community at Cambridge focusing specifically on India-Europe (and UK in particular) possibilities on September 9, 2015 at Cambridge University, UK. For more details, click here

Life sciences opportunities in India: A special session at EMBO meeting 2015

A special session is organised by IndiaBioScience & WellcomeTrust/DBT India Alliance at the EMBO meeting scheduled to be held in Birmingham, UK between 5-8 September 2015. The session is for graduate students, postdocs and group leaders interested in research opportunities in India. India Alliance announces travel award for attending the EMBO meeting. For more details about the travel award, click here

Cancer Research in the Media: International Workshop for Scientific Journalism

The U.S. National Cancer Institute's (NCI) Cancer Research in the Media (CRiM) is an international workshop for scientific and public health journalism. This 2-day workshop is intended for local journalists. For more details, click here.

Young Indian researchers attend the Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

Young scientists from India share their weeklong experiences at the Nobel Laureate Meeting held in Lindau, Germany from 28th June to 3rd July, 2015 with Harini Barath.

New role for retinoic acid in chick forebrain development uncovered

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, discovered that retinoic acid was being synthesized in an unusual location in the developing brains of chicks. Harini Barath reports on their investigations, which reveal a new function of retinoic acid in the development of the chick forebrain.