Indian University Pledges $12M to New School of Bioscience | GenomeWeb

In a sign of India’s commitment to genomics and biotechnology, the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, has dedicated $12 million towards the establishment of a new School of Biosciences and Bioengineering.

The school, which was funded in part by the Houston-based Mehta Family Foundation, will allow IITB to boost its existing research programs in computational biology, protein science, and drug design and also enable it to increase its faculty strength in biology, institute researchers said.

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