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Rs 4 cr grant for Centre of Excellence at AMU

IANS  |  Aligarh 

The has approved a grant of Rs 4 crore to establish a "Centre of Excellence" to research on Bioinspired Nanomaterials and Drugs at the Muslim University (AMU).

The "Translational Research on Bioinspired Nanomaterials and Drugs from Endophytes" will be done in active collaboration of researchers from various national institutes.

Led by Absar Ahmad, the varsity's will act as a nodal lab to carry out the task of mass fabrication of bio-inspired nanomaterials, bio-nanoconjugates and complete characterisation, a university statement said.

"The project is aimed at mass production of chemically and physically difficult to synthesise nanoparticles, studies on in plants and employing them for bleaching of technologically important nanoparticles," Ahmad was quoted as saying.



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First Published: Sun, May 13 2018. 18:40 IST