Young Scientist Development Course: Harvard, IBAB, DBT

Harvard, IBAB, DBT
Study in:India
Deadline: 15 November 2017

Young Scientist Development Course: Genomic Applications in Healthcare & Translational Research; A hands-on workshop with collaboration between IBAB, Bangalore, India & the Harvard South Asia Institute, Cambridge, MA. Supported by DBT, Govt. of India and Dept. of IT, BT and S&T, Govt. of Karnataka

The workshop facilitated by faculty from leading U.S. and Indian Institutes

Duration: 10 – 23 December 2017


  • Cancer genomics and translational medicine
  • Population genomics
  • Infectious and rare disease genomics
  • Nutri genomics
  • Genomics of non-coding RNA
  • Epigenomics

About the course:

  • The aim of this intensive workshop is to introduce highly talented Indian students to the emerging area of genomics and enable them to explore the power and excitement of Next Generation Sequencing technologies to address clinically relevant research questions.
  • The workshop will train the participants on the experimental aspects of genomic sequencing & computational analysis of sequencing data through didactic research lectures and hands-on sessions


  • Open to pre-doctoral, doctoral & post-doctoral researchers in Life Sciences / Biotechnology / Bioinformatics / Computer Science currently engaged in relevant areas of research
  • Students currently enrolled in MBBS / M.Pharm programmes
  • Exceptionally talented undergraduate students

Number of places: maximum of 25 participants


  • Applicant will need to submit the following materials:
  • Upload an updated CV—listing the academic degrees (including disciplines and dates the degrees were received), publications, research presentations, previous grants and/or fellowships, and any additional experience that shows scientific background and productivity.
  • Statement of Interest, describing how your participation in the workshop will help in the advancement of your career (1 page)
  • Recent academic transcript(s)
  • 2 letters of recommendation
—————–Quick Overview————-
Organization Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology, Department of Biotechnology
Fellowship Level Internship
Country India
Subject areas Biotechnology
Fellowship amount Varies
Eligibility Open to Indian nationals
Deadline November 15, 2017

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