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IIT-Bhubaneswar Partners with Institute of Life Sciences for Technical Education Collaboration


The Indian Institute of Technology-Bhubaneswar has recently forged a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Institute of Life Sciences (ILS) aimed at fostering collaboration in technical education and research endeavors. Notably, both institutions will concentrate efforts on developing a vaccine to combat tuberculosis, according to officials.

Shreepad Karmalkar, Director of IIT Bhubaneswar, highlighted that this partnership will significantly contribute to advancing research in various life sciences domains, potentially leading to groundbreaking discoveries in disease prevention and treatment.

The joint initiative, with a primary emphasis on tuberculosis vaccine development, is expected to amplify ongoing endeavors in this crucial area, stated ILS Director Debasis Dash.

Moreover, the collaboration aims to elevate the standard of technical education, particularly in biological sciences, molecular biology, and microbiology, as per officials.

Dash expressed optimism about the transformative impact of this MoU, envisioning not only significant advancements in biological sciences research but also the establishment of Odisha as a prominent hub in this field.

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