Monday, December 6, 2021


Andhra sends 15% Covid samples for genome sequencing

Amaravati: The health authorities in Andhra Pradesh are sending 15 per cent of Covid-19 positive samples for genome sequencing in view of the new...

Hyderabad: 34 years of CCMB

Hyderabad: Hyderabad-based CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) celebrated its 34th Foundation Day here on Friday. Multiple activities were organised by the authorities...

Ethnic populations more vulnerable to Covid

The ground-breaking study, which was published online recently in the journal Genes and Immunity, found that populations that carry similar long DNA segments (homozygous) in their genome are most likely to be more susceptible to Covid-19.

Mystery of Covid senses unlocked: CCMB

In their latest study, researchers have showed that the genes associated with smell (olfactory) and taste (gustation) were suppressed, causing Covid positive patients to lose their senses of smell and taste.

Y chromosomes not junk after all !

They have vital regulatory functions, reveals a study led by CCMB scientist

Junk DNA in Y chromosomes is not junk anymore: CCMB study

Recent studies by a team of geneticists from city-based Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) has indicated ‘striking novel regulatory functions of Y chromosome DNA’.

CCMB to hold Omics-21 virtual conference from Oct 20-23

Hyderabad: The Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) is organising OMICS-2021, the 13th annual meeting of Proteomics Society of India (PSI) from October...

CCMB links Roman Catholic lineage to Brahmins

As part of the study, the researchers analysed DNA of 110 individuals from Roman Catholic community of Goa, Kumta and Mangalore.

DG CSIR lauds efforts of Hyderabad institutes in tackling Covid

No one group or individual can take credit for CSIR’s contributions in fighting Covid-19 and the entire credit goes to CSIR as an organisation, said Dr Shekhar C Mande, DG CSIR

CCMB study to help develop better drugs for cholesterol

Hyderabad: A latest study by researchers from Hyderabad-based Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), published in peer-reviewed journal Science Advances, has thrown a...

CCMB cracks Queen Ketevan mystery

Queen Ketevan is universally venerated by the Georgians for her courageous stand against the demand for forcible conversion.

Hyderabad: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu visits LaCONES-CCMB

Naidu also called for closer collaboration between zoos and research institutions that will help in studying diseases in wildlife and preserve genetic material of animals.

CCMB releases guidelines for Covid testing in zoo animals

The special guidelines from LaCONES-CCMB have been released after Covid-19 was reported among zoo animals in the country

CCMB-led group to track viral variants

The consortium led by CCMB includes NCBS-TIFR, InStem-DBT and NIMHANS in Bengaluru, CSIR-IGIB in New Delhi, Pune Knowledge Cluster, IISER-Pune and CSIR-NCL in Pune

Delta variant of Coronavirus predominates in Varanasi: CCMB

The multidisciplinary research unit at BHU collected about 130 samples for sequencing from Varanasi and areas around the city in April

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