BUFI - IISc Seed Fund for Collaboration Project

A collaborative project between Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc) & Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), Boston, MA, USA

Project Schedule and Budget

The projectstarted in March 2016 and ended December 2017. During this period, dialogues were initiated with an Endocrinologist for collecting blood samples from diabetic and non-diabetic patients. Preliminary cytokine analysis experiments are undertaken in IISc patient plasma samples to learn to undertake assay and analyses.

The team has collected and isolated blood plasma samples of diabetic and non-diabetic patients, undertaken preliminary cytokine analysis on patient samples, and initiated breast cancer tissue collection (diabetic and nondiabetic) from KMIO hospital to undertake contamination free culture in the lab to undertake stemness assays.