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Cooperation with India: Visit of a delegation from the Nitte University, Mangalore

A delegation of the Nitte University of Mangalore (India), headed by its vice-chancelor, Prof. Sunnari Ramananda Shetty, visited IPBS on February 13, 2017.


The Nitte University (NU) and the University Toulouse III-Paul Sabatier (UPS) have developed a partnership since 2014 and wish to reinforce it in various fields of life sciences, medical sciences and engineering. To achieve this goal, the Indian delegation met representatives of the UPS, the odontology faculty, two engineering schools (INSA and UPSTITECH), the Center for Integrative Biology (CBI-Toulouse) and the IPBS.


To explore the opportunities of cooperation with IPBS, Dr Olivier Neyrolles, Deputy Director, presented the research activities of the Institute to our guests and highlighted common interests between IPBS and the research centers of the Faculty of Biological Sciences of NU, headed by Prof. Indrani Karunasagar, in particular in the fields of infectious diseases and identification of new antituberculous drugs.



Prof. Anirban Chakraborty, Prof. Sunnari Ramananda Shetty, Prof. Harsha N. Halahalli, Prof. Indrani Karunasagar, Dr Olivier Neyrolles (from left to right)

Different means of strengthening our cooperation will be explored in the coming weeks through further discussion between researchers and a sharing skill mobility programme between NU and IPBS.


Contact : Isabelle Saves