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CAR T Cells: Genetic Engineering Patients’ Immune Cells to Treat Their Cancers

For years, the foundations of cancer treatment were surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy. Over the last two decades, targeted therapies like imatinib (Gleevec®) and trastuzumab (Herceptin®)—drugs that target cancer cells by homing in on specific molecular changes seen primarily in those cells—have also cemented themselves as standard treatments for many cancers. But over the past several years, immuno

Announcement for

With its own resources, New ERA seeks to assist promising young Nepalese students from Universities in Nepal by providing them partial support for field research related to their thesis for Masters Degree. Applicants who have completed their course work for Masters Degree, have successfully completed their first year or second semester exam and are planning field research are eligible to apply. The fellowship program has a rolling application and accepts appl

Rockstart Impact 2017 applications open!

Rockstart Impact applications open! Rockstart Impact and Nepal Communitere are working in partnership to support entrepreneurship development in Nepal. The collaboration will focus on business incubation and acceleration, actively nurturing and supporting high potential companies from ideation to growth and investment. Apply by Oct 5!

Udhyami Seed Camp 2017, Tech Edition

Udhyami Seed Camp is a rigorous 6 day long entrepreneurship program designed to help early stage startups and entrepreneurs to validate, refine and develop their ideas into viable businesses. This startup boot-camp intends to provide an immersive and fast paced introduction to entrepreneurship with hands-on activities and sessions that provide participants with a deep understanding of what it is like to operate a sustainable startup business.   The 20 selected teams will go throu

International Science Conference 2017

Department of Biotechnology, School of Science, Kathmandu University is organizing 7th International Science Conference 2017 on 10th and 11th November 2017. Venue:  C. V. Raman Auditorium, Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Kavre, Nepal   Conference Topics • Basic Science 1. Chemistry 2. Physics 3. Biology 4. Statistics & Mathematics   • Biotechnology 1. Plant and Agriculture Biotechnology 2.