National Centre for Biological Sciences
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National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) in Bangalore, Karnataka, is a research centre specialising in biological research. It is a part of the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) under the Department of Atomic Energy of the Government of India. The mandate of NCBS is basic research in the frontier areas of biology. The research interests of the faculty are in four broad areas ranging from the study of single molecules to systems biology. In addition, NCBS engages in a number of collaborative initiatives, such as 'Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine' ( inStem ) and the iBio; NCBS help to develop cutting edge instrumentation and software via C-CAMP. InStem is one of three institutions in India where stem cell research is being conducted.
- Sharma, Alka (November 2006). "Stem cell research: The Indian perspective". Retrieved 2009-11-11.