Interactive meeting on submission of a Multi institutional project on Cancer Biology held at Assam down town University on 28th March, 2017.
An interactive brainstorming session was held at the Seminar hall, Assam down town University on 28th March, 2017 organized by Dr. B G Unni – Director Research, AdtU to finalize a multi institutional project on Cancer Biology The faculties and Scientists from Assam down town University, Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute, Tezpur University and Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati attended the interactive session.
At the meeting the common title of the final collaborative project proposal was finalized and the title of the project will be “Identification of Novel prognostic markers, intervention targets and development of novel therapies for Triple Negative Breast Cancer of North East India”. In addition to this, the common main objectives, sub objectives, project summary, outcome of the project proposal, work plan and budget summary in detail were discussed and finalized. Prof. Dr. Shashi Baruah from Tezpur University along with Dr. Ajaikumar B. Kunnumakkara, IIT Guwahati also mentioned some of the points such as characterization of breast cancer, statistical information regarding the tumour in North East India, novel intervention targets and novelty of the work/ outcome of the studies etc. The multi institutional project will be submitted to ICMR jointly by Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute and Assam down town University. It was also decided that the Coordinator and Joint Coordinator of this project proposal will be Director, Dr. B Borooah Cancer Institute and Director Research, Assam down town University respectively.
Dr. B G Unni