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News & Events Year 2014
Talk by Siddappa N. Byrareddy, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, USA, 5th December, 2014
Title: “Role of gut homing integrin-alpha 4/ beta 7 in mediating HIV transmission”.
Speaker: Siddappa N. Byrareddy

             Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, USA
Date: 5th December, 2014
UK Science and Innovation Network (SIN) of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and CIDR, IISc, 11-12th September 2014
Visit of Prof. P Balaram, Director, IIsc at CIDR, 11th July, 2014
Indo-UK Math-Bio meeting, 8th July, 2014
Indo-UK Math-Bio meeting
Organizers: Prof. Carmen Molina-Paris
, University of Leeds and Prof. Dipankar Nandi, CIDR, IISc
Date: 8th July, 2014
Talk by Dr. Ann Ridley, King’s College, UK,7th May,2014
Title: “Rho GTPases: signalling in cell migration”.
Speaker: Dr. Ann Ridley
, King’s College, UK
Date: 7 May 2014
Talk by Kavitha Subramanian Vignesh, University of Cincinnati, USA, 27th March, 2014
Title: “Metals are the key: Zinc changes trigger antifungal defense in the immune system.”
Speaker: Kavitha Subramanian Vignesh

                  University of Cincinnati, USA


Date: 27th March,2014
Talk by Simon L. Croft London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK, 6th February, 2014
Title: “Challenges and opportunities for the development of new treatments for leishmaniasis”.
Speaker: Simon L. Croft

                  London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK
Date: 6th February, 2014
Joint UK-India funding in the Infectious Disease area.

The UK Science and Innovation Network (SIN) of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) organized calls for joint UK-India funding in the Infectious Disease area.
Participants: 5 UK universities (KCL, Cambridge, Dundee, Sheffield, Edinburgh).

Outcome: This led to an application for a MRC Newton-DBT Joint Centre Grant.
Closed Research Workshop by University of Cambridge, King’s College London and CIDR, IISc, 29-30th January,2014
Participants: Scientists and academics from  University of Cambridge, KCL,King’s College and CIDR, IISc
Date: 29-30th  January, 2014

India-UK Scientific Seminar Scheme,28th January,2014
Three Day Closed Research Workshop

India-UK Scientific Seminar Scheme
Organizers: Sharon Peacock
(Cambridge) and A. Vyakarnam (KCL- IISc)
Aim: Development of a research collaboration on infection and immunity between the University of Cambridge, King’s College London and the Indian Institute of Science.