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National Centre for Biological Sciences


National Centre for Biological Sciences

National Centre for Biological Sciences
Established 1992
Type Research Institution
Director Satyajit Mayor
Academic staff 32
Admin. staff 100
Postgraduates 100
Location Bangalore, India
Campus Urban

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 1
  • See also 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Bangalore Bio-Cluster

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]

See also


  1. ^ Who We Are and What We Do | NCBS
  2. ^ Research Development Office - Grants for independent researchers | NCBS
  3. ^ inStem - About Us
  4. ^ Bangalore Bio-Cluster | Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP)

External links

  • Official Website
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