The fly saga: How Drosophila became the queen of genetics

The importance and use of the Drosophila sp. as an animal model has revolutionized the field of genetics and molecular biology. In 1909, T.H. Morgan used the fruit flies for the first time in his laboratory. Since that day many milestone discoveries have been made in the field Continue reading The fly saga: How Drosophila became the queen of genetics

Creating sustainable clinical laboratories of the future

By Dr Saswati Das, Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital & ABVIMS Sustainable living is fast becoming a way of life as the global concern regarding the environment and the carbon footprint is increasing. Clinical laboratories have to improvise in order to adapt to the sustainable model. However, with laboratories being a higher throughput area, the task seems daunting. Sustainable labs are also referred to as … Continue reading Creating sustainable clinical laboratories of the future