Developing COVID-19 solution hasn’t been easy for researchers working since the pandemic began, as well as for those who jumped into the foray recently When the country was rocked by the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in early 2021, oxygen conservation became a prime concern. As hospitals designated for COVID-19 became swamped, patients […]
‘They were beautiful experiments that gave me an insight into life’
PR Krishnaswamy, who was a student in the Department of Biochemistry in the 1950s, went on to have a distinguished yet unconventional research career. In the first of this two-part profile, Krishnaswamy, now 91, describes the influence of his mentors in the Department.
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 […]