IBAB is a research and educational institute established by the Department of IT, BT and S&T, Government of Karnataka. The Institute conducts interdisciplinary research in genomics, systems biology, synthetic biology, computational structural biology, cancer biology, parasitology and epigenetics. IBAB offers post-graduate courses (MSc in Biotechnology & Bioinformatics, and a PG diploma in Big Data Biology), as well as a Ph.D. program. The Institute incubates start-up companies, and actively collaborates with clinicians and biotech companies for translational research activities.
The Takshashila Institution is an independent, non-profit centre for research and education in public policy. It is non-partisan and a strong advocate of the values enshrined in the Indian constitution. Its policy research focuses on strategic affairs, public economics and technology policy.
The Institution offers Graduate Certificate courses in Public Policy, Strategic Studies and Technology and Policy, apart from a 48-week Post-Graduate Programme in Public Policy.