Top US award for India`s biotech queen

Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw of the country`s largest biotech research firm, Biocon Ltd, has been named winner of the 2014 Othmer Gold Medal, a top award of the US-based Chemical Heritage Foundation.

`Experts chalking out plans for wellness centre`

Sam Pitroda said two teams of experts are chalking out plans to give shape to the innovative concept of setting up a `wellness centre`.

Big setback for biotechnology, says Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

Biocon CMD Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
today termed the government`s moratorium on commercialisation
of Bt Brinjal as a "big setback" for biotechnology saying that
investment in agri-biotech research would be adversely
impacted.