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Tiny wireless implant detects oxygen deep within the body
Tiny wireless implant detects oxygen deep within the body
Berkeley — Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, have created a tiny wireless implant that can provide real-time measurements of tissue oxygen levels deep underneath the skin. The device, which is smaller than the average ladybug and powered by ultrasound waves, could help doctors monitor the health of transplanted organs or tissue and provide an early warning of potential…
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biotechtimes · 5 days ago
IIT Gandhinagar Recruitment 2021 – Biotech / Biochem / Life Sciences Job
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IIT Gandhinagar Recruitment 2021
IIT Gandhinagar Recruitment 2021 – Biotech / Biochem / Life Sciences Job. Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar is recruiting for Junior Research Fellow (JRF) position. Interested candidates can check out the complete details below:
Biotech / Biochem / Life Sciences Job
Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN) invites applications for Junior Research Fellow (JRF) for a research project funded by the Department of Biotechnology, GoI.
Remuneration: 31,000 INR per month + 16% HRA
Eligibility: MSc/MS/MTech in Biotechnology, Chemical Biology, Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Life Sciences, and Nanotechnology, etc. or allied subject areas from reputed institutes with either GATE or CSIR-UGC-NET or equivalent national level exam qualified.
Duration: Initial appointment is for 1 year, extendable up to one more year based on performance.
Job Description: The candidate will be required to set up the experiments for developing physical and chemical biology protocols for developing organic and biological nanoparticles, conjugating multiple biological ligands to programmed DNA nanodevices for interface with cells and tissues.
He/she will also have the opportunity to develop advanced laboratory skills (HPLC and Mass-spec, 3D cell culture models, biochemical and molecular biology procedures, live-cell microscopy, visits to experts on collaborations). The candidate should be a highly motivated, continuous learner who is able to work independently.
Application Procedure: Candidates must send their applications via e-mail to Prof. Dhiraj Bhatia ( The following documents must be sent as a single pdf attachment to the email:
Current CV with a list of publications
A one-page summary of previous research/work experience and why you are interested in joining for this project (Statement of Purpose).
The applications will continue to be screened until the position is filled. However, applications received before 25th April 2021 will be screened and given priority.
Queries may be directed to Prof. Dhiraj Bhatia
DHIRAJ DEVIDAS BHATIA, PhD Assistant Professor & DST Ramanujan Fellow Biological Engineering Discipline, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, Near Palaj, Gandhinagar 382355, Gujarat, India Phone no: +91-79-2395-2537 E-mail: and Website:
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biotechtimes · 5 days ago
ICAR-CIFRI Recruitment 2021 – Biotech / Bioinfo / Microbiology Jobs
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ICAR-CIFRI Recruitment 2021
ICAR-CIFRI Recruitment 2021 – Biotech / Bioinfo / Microbiology Jobs. ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute is recruiting for a Young Professional – II vacancy. Candidates having a background in Bioinformatics / Biotechnology / Microbiology may check out the complete details below:
No. CABIN-102(1)/2019-Adm. II
The Director, ICAR-Central Inland Fisheries Research Institute, Barrackpore invites applications for walk-in-interview to be held in offline mode only for engagement to the following posts purely on a contractual basis under the CABIN project entitled “Network project on Agricultural Bioinformatics and Computational Biology” at ICAR-CIFRI, Barrackpore as per details given below :
Name of position: Young Professional – II
Tenure: 01 (One) year only OR co-terminus with the project, whichever is earlier.
Essential Qualification: M. Sc. / M. Tech (Bioinformatics / Biotechnology / Microbiology)
Desirable Qualities/ Experience: Candidates having hands-on experience on NGS data analysis, CLC genomics workbench and Molecular & Bioinformatics related research will be preferred.
Remuneration: Rs. 35000/- PM consolidated
Age Limit: Minimum 21 years and maximum age limit as on the date of interview is 45 years with relaxation as per rule.
Place of Posting: Head Office, ICAR-CIFRI, Barrackpore or as per necessities
How to Apply
All candidates must send the prescribed application form to None will be allowed to appear in the interview unless he/ she sends duly filled in the prescribed application form to the said email.
Candidates are required to send scanned copies of the application addressed to the Director, ICAR-CIFRI, Barrackpore, attached with detailed bio-data, affixed with recent passport size photograph and copies of self-attested certificates in support of age, qualifications, experience, testimonials and other credentials to within 05:00 PM on 13.04.2021. All applications received after the mentioned time limit will be summarily rejected. Eligible candidates will be informed through email.
General Conditions
Only Indian citizens are eligible for appearing in the offline interview.
No TA/DA will be paid to the candidates.
Candidates who are already working / or in similar positions should produce no objection certificate obtained from their employer / supervisor at the time of interview.
The selected candidate will be stationed at Barrackpore or at project sites as required from time to time and will have to conduct extensive fieldwork involving frequent travel, laboratory works and survey of different sites for sample collection.
Selected Candidate (s) will be required to produce all original documents at the time of Joining.
The selected candidates shall have no right/claim for regular appointments at ICAR-CIFRI at any point of time.
In view of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Strict Social Distancing norms will be followed. No candidate will be allowed to enter the ICAR-CIFRI campus without the mask.
The Director’s decision will be final and binding on all aspects.
Date and Time of Interview Offline Mode: 15.04.2021 at 10:30 AM Head Office, ICAR-CIFRI, Barrackpore – 700 120
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matichwasa · 12 hours ago
Bioelectronics Medicine
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It is said that bioelectronics medicine focuses on electrical signaling in the nervous system. Insights into the regulatory functions of the nervous system and technologies that record, stimulate or block neural signaling to affect specific molecular mechanisms could be the primary focus of this article. This new biotechnology could potentially treat wide range of diseases such as cardiac issues, neurological issues and could even assist in pain management.
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Virtual conference pursues 'moonshots' in translational neuroscience
Virtual conference pursues ‘moonshots’ in translational neuroscience
Nonhuman primates are the closest genetic relatives of humans, possessing striking similarities in behavior, cognition, physiology and development. It is no surprise that researchers are relying on nonhuman primate models to answer questions that cannot studied in humans, and to unravel the complexities of the brain for the purposes of advancing mental health research. Until recently, there has…
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knowledgewithtime · 21 hours ago
B.Tech. Biotechnology is a 4 year undergraduate Biotechnology course. Biotech students have a vast scope as they can work in sectors of pharmaceuticals, agriculture, healthcare, food processing, nutrition, animal science, and environmental conservation.
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sandlerresearch · 6 days ago
Oligonucleotide Synthesis Market by Product (Drug, Synthesized Oligos (Primer, Probe), Reagents), Type (Custom, Predesign), Application (Therapeutic (ASO, siRNA), Research (PCR), Diagnostic), End User (Hospital, Pharma, CROs) - Global Forecast to 2026 published on
Oligonucleotide Synthesis Market by Product (Drug, Synthesized Oligos (Primer, Probe), Reagents), Type (Custom, Predesign), Application (Therapeutic (ASO, siRNA), Research (PCR), Diagnostic), End User (Hospital, Pharma, CROs) - Global Forecast to 2026
“Increasing use of synthesized oligos in therapeutic applications is set to drive the oligonucleotide synthesis market.’’
The global oligonucleotide synthesis market is projected to reach USD 14.1 billion by 2026 from USD 6.3 billion in 2021, at a CAGR of 17.6% during the forecast period. The major factors driving the growth of this market include the increasing use of synthesized oligos in therapeutic applications, increasing government funding, and the growing focus on personalized medicine.
“By synthesized oligosproduct segment, the primers segment accounted for the fastest growing segment of the oligonucleotide synthesis market”
Based on product, the oligonucleotide synthesis market is segmented into oligonucleotide-based drugs, synthesized oligonucleotides, reagents, and equipment. By product, the synthesized oligonucleotides market is segmented into primers, probes, DNA oligos, RNA oligos, and other synthesized oligos such as BNA & LNA oligos. In 2020, the primers segment accounted for the fastest growing segment of this market, as they are used in various applications such as PCR, sequencing, gene synthesis, and cloning applications, among others.
“By therapeutic application, the antisense oligonucleotide-based therapies segment accounted for the largest share of the oligonucleotide synthesis market”
Based on application, the oligonucleotide synthesis market is segmented into therapeutic, research, and diagnostic applications. The therapeutic application segment is further segmented into Antisense oligonucleotide-based therapies, siRNAi oligonucleotide-based therapies, and CpG oligonucleotide-based therapies. IN 2020, antisense oligosaccounted for the largest share of this segment as they form the basis of many therapies that are currently in clinical trials, thus boosting segment growth.
“Asia Pacific: The fastest-growing region in the oligonucleotide synthesis market.”
The oligonucleotide synthesis market in the Asia Pacific region is projected to register the highest growth during the forecast period. Factors such as growing R&D funding, rising product availability, lower outsourcing costs, increasing research activities, increasing applications of oligos in molecular diagnostics & therapeutics, and the rising awareness of oligonucleotides are expected to drive market growth.
“North America: the largest share of the oligonucleotide synthesis market” 
North America accounted for the largest market share. The large share of this region can be attributed to the increasing R&D in life sciences, rising focus on improving the safety & quality of healthcare, rising demand for high-quality research tools for data reproducibility, and increasing focus on developing personalized therapeutics. The presence of many global players in this region is another key factor contributing to the large share of this market segment.
Breakdown of primaries
The study contains insights from various industry experts, ranging from component suppliers to Tier 1 companies and OEMs. The break-up of the primaries is as follows:
By Respondent– Supply Side- 80%, Demand Side-20%
By Designation— CXOs- 20%, Executives – 25%, Mangers – 55%
By Region— North America – 30%, Europe – 20%, APAC – 40%, RoW- 10%
The oligonucleotide synthesis market is dominated by a few globally established players such as Danaher Corporation (US), Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (US), Merck KGaA (Germany), LGC Limited (UK), Eurofins Scientific (Germany),Maravai Lifesciences (US), Agilent Technologies, Inc. (US), Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (US), Microsynth AG (Switzerland), PolyGen GmbH (Germany), Metabion International AG (Germany), CSBio (US), TAG Copenhagen A/S (Denmark), Biolytic Lab Performance Inc. (US), Gene Link (US), Biogen Inc. (US), Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (US), Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (US), Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (US) Dynavax Technologies (US), and Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (US).
Research Coverage:
The report segments the oligonucleotide synthesis market based on region (Asia Pacific, Europe, North America, Latin America and Middle East and Africa), product(oligonucleotide-based drugs,
Synthesized oligonucleotides, reagents, and equipment), application (therapeutic, research and diagnostic), and end user (hospitals, pharmaceutical & biotechnology companies, academic research centers, diagnostic laboratories, and CROs and CMOs). The report also provides a comprehensive review of market drivers, restraints opportunities, challenges and trends in the oligonucleotide synthesis market.
Key Benefits of Buying the Report:
The report will help the leaders/new entrants in this market with information on the closest approximations of the revenue numbers for the overall market and the sub-segments. This report will help stakeholders understand the competitive landscape and gain more insights to better position their businesses and plan suitable go-to-market strategies. The report also helps stakeholders understand the pulse of the oligonucleotide synthesis market and provides them information on key market drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities.
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New Skoltech sensor tracks 'stress hormone' in real time
New Skoltech sensor tracks ‘stress hormone’ in real time
Skoltech researchers have developed a prototype of a fluorescence-based sensor for continuous detection of cortisol concentrations in real time, which can help monitor various health conditions. The paper was published in the journal Talanta. Cortisol, a steroid hormone commonly known as the “stress hormone,” plays a significant role in the regulation of a range of physiological processes from…
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msamba · 2 days ago
The electrical blueprints that orchestrate life | Michael Levin
The electrical blueprints that orchestrate life | Michael Levin
DNA isn’t the only builder in the biological world — there’s also a mysterious bioelectric layer directing cells to work together to grow organs, systems and bodies, says biologist Michael Levin. Sharing unforgettable and groundbreaking footage of two-headed worms, he introduces us to xenobots — the world’s first living robots, created in his lab by cracking the electrical code of cells — and…
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msamba · 2 days ago
Possible futures from the intersection of nature, tech and society | Natsai Audrey Chieza
Possible futures from the intersection of nature, tech and society | Natsai Audrey Chieza
Biodesigner Natsai Audrey Chieza prototypes the future, imagining a world where people and nature can thrive together. In this wildly imaginative talk, she shares the vision behind her innovation lab, which works at the intersection of nature, technology and society to create sustainable materials and models for the future. Chieza invites us to consider what kind of world we wish for — and what…
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workfromhome100 · 3 days ago
Covid-19 Drug Prevents Symptomatic Disease in Study, Regeneron Says
Covid-19 Drug Prevents Symptomatic Disease in Study, Regeneron Says
An antibody drug from Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. reduced the risk of developing symptomatic Covid-19 infection by 81% compared with a placebo in people living with someone infected by the new coronavirus, a study found. The results point to potential new preventive applications for the drug, which is already in use to treat earlier Covid-19 cases. Regeneron said Monday it would ask the U.S.…
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fumpkins · 2 years ago
'Dancing' holes in droplets submerged in water-ethanol mixtures
IMAGE: This is a bead of ionic liquid (Red) with active holes (white holes) in a water-ethanol solvent (Blue). The holes move themselves inside the IL bead. view more 
Credit: Rei Kurita
Tokyo,Japan – Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have actually observed the development of holes that move on their own in droplets of ionic liquids(IL) sitting inside water-ethanolmixtures This curious, intricate phenomenon is driven by an interaction in between how ionic liquids liquify, and how the limit around the bead changes. Self- driven movement is an essential function of active matter, products that utilize ambient energy to self-propel, with possible applications to drug shipment and nano-machine propulsion.
Most individuals recognize with how things blend or liquify. For example, we understand that water and ethanol mix effectively at space temperature level; take liquors. How well they blend depends upon the environment the mix is in, like temperature level and pressure.
However, dissolution takes an intricate turn when we include another part. A group led by Associate Professor Rei Kurita, Department of Physics, Tokyo Metropolitan University, were studying how an ionic liquid(IL) liquified in a mix of water and ethanol. Ionic liquids are liquids made up completely of ions in ambient conditions; residential or commercial properties like their resistance to drying and capability to liquify otherwise tough products have actually caused their being described as a “solvent of the future” [1], with a concentrate on how they may contribute in commercial procedures e.g. battery production, pharmaceuticals, and recycling.
The group put a little bead of IL at the bottom of a mix of ethanol and water. With the temperature level and specific ratio of ethanol to water they utilized, they anticipated a limit or user interface to form in between the IL and the water-ethanol above it, and for the 2 to blend slowly. Yet, exactly what they saw was stunning: gradually, holes emerged inside the IL bead, and the holes might move themselves inside the bead.
They discovered that this curious phenomenon was the outcome of how the structure of the water-ethanol mix naturally varied around the user interface. The conditions were such that the mix is close to a crucial point, where little variations in structure can have significant repercussions. In this case, they sufficed to in your area promote blending of the IL into the water-ethanol mix; the distinct method in which ILs communicate with water caused even more regional modifications in structure, resulting in a favorable feedback loop, or instability The result was so extreme that they caused variations in the surface area stress, driving the surface area to end up being spontaneously rough, kind holes, and create the big circulations needed to move them around. These holes have actually been called active holes
Their discovery leads the way for a broad brand-new class of artificial active matter, products that can spontaneously take energy from its environments and transform it into movement. With possible applications to drug shipment and propulsion at the nanometer scale, this brand-new phenomenon may influence examinations into unique commercial usages in addition to more speed up scholastic interest in active phenomena.
This work was supported by a JSPS KAKENHI Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B) (17 H02945), Scientific Research into Innovative Areas (16 K13865) and for Young Scientists (17 K14356). The research study has actually been released online in the journal SoftMatter and chosen for the back cover of the problem (28June 2018, Issue 24).
[1] R D Rodgers and K R Seddon, 2003, Science, 302, 5646, 792-793Issue 24, 2018 .
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workfromhome100 · 4 days ago
Startup Behind AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine Files for U.S. IPO
Startup Behind AstraZeneca Covid-19 Vaccine Files for U.S. IPO
LONDON—The biotech startup behind the Covid-19 vaccine jointly developed by AstraZeneca PLC and the University of Oxford filed Friday with U.S. regulators for a public share offering. Vaccitech PLC said in a securities filing it plans to use the technology underpinning the vaccine to develop treatments targeting prostate cancer, hepatitis B and human papillomavirus. The Wall Street Journal…
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a new book about longevity research
a new book about longevity research
We should try to be more like the Galapagos tortoises, which achieve a state of “negligible senescence” and stay there for many decades. This is according to a new book called Ageless: The New Science of Getting Older without Getting Old. From the New York Times (which, just as a reminder, I will never subscribe to until/unless they apologize for lying to me about weapons of mass…
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