At a Glance

Updated: Jan 21 2013, 09:25am hrs
Bacteria can pave way for stem cell treatments: Edinburgh University

A discovery about the way in which bugs spread throughout the body could help to develop stem cell treatments. Researchers at the University of Edinburgh have found that bacteria are able to change the make-up of supporting cells within the nerve system, called Schwann cells, so that they take on the properties of stem cells. Because stem cells can develop into any of the different cell types in the bodyincluding liver and brain cellsmimicking this process could aid research into a range of degenerative conditions.

IMI Delhi convenes the annual alumni meet called Smriti

The alumni committee of the International Management Institute (IMI), Delhi, organised the annual alumni meet Smriti. This is a forum that helps former students all over India to reconnect by bringing them back to campus.

Audencia Nantes School of Management, France, announces MBA in Responsible Management

Audencia Nantes School of Management has announced a repositioning of its full-time MBA for 2013 when the programme will be renamed MBA in Responsible Management. Rather than offering a specialised MBA on sustainability and ethical issues, the initiative is designed to attract students wishing to follow a quality generalist MBA which places the notion of responsibility at the heart of its philosophy. Audencia MBA will seek to help participants acquire a critical distance, a true sense of innovation and a heightened awareness of the effects of their actions on business, society and the planet as a whole.

APIM, Delhi, invites application for admission to Executive PGDM

Asia-Pacific Institute of Management, Delhi, invites application for the AICTE-approved three-year part-time Executive PGDM programme, which has been designed for working executives.