Hi-Tech Healthcare

Digital technologies are changing research and treatment In 2018, Vijay Chandru was already thinking about pandemics.  He was back on the IISc campus, where he had co-founded India‚Äôs earliest genomics startup, Strand Life Sciences, nearly 20 years ago. Now a visiting faculty member at the Department of Bioengineering (BE), he started teaching a course on […]

Navakanta Bhat on Bringing Diagnostic Devices for Diabetes to Patients

When Navakanta Bhat, the current Chairperson of the Centre for Nanoscience and Engineering (CeNSE), joined IISc, he was interested in using his expertise in nanotechnology to develop biological sensors. This interest took shape when he developed novel electrochemical methods to quantify diabetic markers in pathological specimens. But more remarkably, he has now manufactured a complete […]