National Centre for Biological Sciences

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National Centre for Biological Sciences
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Established 1992
Type Research Institution
Director Satyajit Mayor
Academic staff 32
Admin. staff 100
Postgraduates 100
Location Bangalore, India
13°04′56″N 77°34′35″E / 13.08220°N 77.57627°E / 13.08220; 77.57627Coordinates: 13°04′56″N 77°34′35″E / 13.08220°N 77.57627°E / 13.08220; 77.57627
Campus Urban
Website ncbs.res.in
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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.[1] The mandate of NCBS is basic and interdisciplinary 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.[2]

Bangalore Bio-Cluster[edit]

NCBS engages in a number of collaborative initiatives, such as Institute for Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine (inStem) and the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP).[3] Together these three institutions serve as part of the Bangalore Bio-cluster, bringing together fundamental research, translational studies, and technology development.[4]

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