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Contains 12 Results:

Brochure, 1994 - 1995

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: NI004-1-1-1-1

15 page brochure on the work at NCBS and the construction for the new campus. The first public brochure focused on NCBS.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1994 - 1995

Report 1995, 1992 - 1995

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Identifier: NI004-1-1-1-2
Description The four research divisions consisted of Structural Biology, Neurogenetics, Molecular Neurobiology and Biology of Infectious diseases. A programme for access to recombinant DNA techniques for research on rice biology, funded by the Rockefeller Foundation, was set up. Academic activities were from labs at the TIFR centre at IISc, Bangalore. Girija Muralidhar, Satyajit Mayor and M.G.Muralidhar joined the faculty. Research was being carried out to genetically engineer rice plants to survive...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1992 - 1995

Report 1995-97, 1995 - 1997

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Identifier: NI004-1-1-1-3
Description NCBS was stationed at the IISc campus. Funding for the new campus at the University of Agricultural Sciences was received from the Department of Atomic Energy, Department of Science and Technology, Department of Biotechnology, Rockefeller Foundation, World Health Organisation, the Wellcome Trust and the Human Frontier Science Program. A meetings and workshops office was developed to bring scientists as teachers to the students at NCBS, other Indian students and those in the Asian-African...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1995 - 1997

Report 1997, 1997 - 1997

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: NI004-1-1-1-4

Report 1997: 22 page report for scientific work at NCBS

Dates: Majority of material found in 1997 - 1997

Report 1997-99, 1997 - 1999

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: NI004-1-1-1-5
Description The NCBS laboratories were moved to the University of Agricultural Sciences Campus. Thirteen research groups were present in the four study streams that included Biology of Disease, Structural and Cell Biology, Molecular and systems neuroscience and Developmental Biology and Genetics. Each group had 1200-1500 sq ft laboratory space, three to four shared laboratories in the new building as opposed to the cramped quarters in IISc. High speed internet access was available. Michael Bate from...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1997 - 1999

Annual report for 1999-2001, 1999 - 2001

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: NI004-1-1-1-6

Annual report for 1999-2001.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1999 - 2001

Report 2001-03, 2001 - 2003

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: NI004-1-1-1-7

NCBS turned ten. An external review of NCBS was conducted by a team headed by P. Balaram from IISc. Q.S. Padiath joined the NCBS faculty. A new microscopy facility was added, which contained a multi-photon, an atomic force and a near field optical microscope. A DNA microarray scanner, PCR machine, a mass spectrometer and a cell sorter were added to the research facilities.

Dates: Majority of material found within 2001 - 2003

Report 2004-05, 2004 - 2005

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Identifier: NI004-1-1-1-8
Description A young investigator program was initiated with the addition of three scientists. A collaboration with the Japanese ICORP programme was done with the aim of focusing on core programmes at NCBS. A clinical study on stem cells was done in collaboration with the Christian Medical College, Vellore. A stem cell resource and training centre was established with the leadership of Jawaharlal Nehru Centre. Mrinalini Puranik, Yamuna Ghosh, Uma Ramakrishnan and Sandhya Koushika joined to NCBS faculty....
Dates: Majority of material found within 2004 - 2005

Report 2005-07 , 2005 - 2007

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Identifier: NI004-1-1-1-9
Description The Central Imaging and Flow Cytometry Facility (CIFF) was set up with over 90 trained users. It was built in association with Olympus Corporation, Japan, Carl ZEISS, Germany and Becton Dickinson, India. NCBS signed on with the RIKEN Cell and Developmental Biology (CDB) at Kobe, Japan to obtain several transgenic and knockout mice. Deepak Nair, Sanjay Sane, Mukund Thattai and Mahesh Sankaran joined the NCBS facility. An integrative biology (iBio) program was in place in collaboration with...
Dates: Majority of material found within 2005 - 2007

Report 2008-09, 2008 - 2009

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Identifier: NI004-1-1-1-10
Description The note from the director, K. VijayRaghavan, talks about the need to establish a different set of rules for NCBS as opposed to that of well established Indian Science institutions. Shachi Gosavi, Raghu Padinjat, Vatsala Thirumalai, Sandeep Krishna, Madhusudhan Venkadesan and Aswin Sai Seshasayee joined the institution. Sanjeev Jain from NIMHANS, Bangalore began collaborating with Mitradas Panicker in studying mental disorders. Several other collaborations with places like the Raman Research...
Dates: Majority of material found within 2008 - 2009

Report 2010-12, 2010 - 2012

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Identifier: NI004-1-1-1-11
Description NCBS celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2012 along with the 80th birthday of its founder, Obaid Siddiqi. The research team consisted of over 200 members and about 30 investigators. This report is formatted in a more compact form than the other reports. The animal house consisted of transgenic and wild type of mice, zebrafish, rats and xenopus. NCBS collaborated with the field stations Andaman and Nicobar Environment team (ANET) and Agumbe Rainforest Research Centre (ARRS) of the Madras...
Dates: Majority of material found within 2010 - 2012

Report 2012-2013, 2012 - 2013

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Identifier: NI004-1-1-1-12
Description The report continues in the format of the previous year. Obaid Siddiqi passes away in mid-2013. K. VijayRaghavan, the director of NCBS, went missing for a brief time before he was found by the Indo-Tibetan border police. VijayRaghavan was later appointed the Secretary of Department of Biotechnology. Madan Rao worked at NCBS as adjunct from Raman Research Institute. Sanjeev Jain from the National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bangalore collaborated with M. Panicker. The other...
Dates: Majority of material found within 2012 - 2013