Genome Engineering/Editing Technology Initiative Program - Iusstf
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Acknowledging importance of strategies & techniques in genome modification, as modern day essential tool for research & development, Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India along with Indo U.S. Science & Technology Forum, IUSSTF announces fellowship program between Indian institutes and premier U.S. Universities, in significant areas of Genome Engineering/Editing Technology (GETin).
The program is open to individuals whose research work has an interface with Genome Engineering / Editing Technology studies.
Provide opportunity to best and brightest Indian students and scientists to gain exposure and access to world class research facilities in leading U.S. institutions;
Promote research and capacity building.
Encourage and motivate outstanding students to take up research as a career path.
Create attractive avenues for skilled overseas researchers to pursue R&D in Indian or to mentor Indian scientist (s);and,
Pave the way for the next generation scientists and technologists from India to interact with American peers, thus helping to build long-term R&D linkages and collaborations.
Indian citizens currently pursuing a Ph.D. on a full-time basis in various forefront disciplines of Biotechnology (agriculture, health sciences, bioengineering, biomedical, fundamental biology or allied sciences) at a public- funded R&D lab/ S&T Institute /recognized academic institute / University / College in India.
Duration: For a period of upto 6 months
Age: Up to 32 years as on the last date of application
Indian citizens having Ph.D. in Life Science, Biotechnology, Engineering or Technology holding a regular position in public funded R&D Lab/ S&T Institution / recognized Universities/ Colleges in India.
Duration: For a period of up to 5 weeks to 12 months
Age: Up to 45 years as on the last date of application
U.S. Faculty or Foreign Post Docs presently working in the U.S. (for at least two years) in a field having an interface with Genome Engineering /Editing Technologies.
Applicant should possess Ph.D., M.D, M.S or equivalent degree with outstanding track record as evident though publications and other recognitions.
Duration: For a period of 2-3 months
Age: Up to 60 years as on the last date of application
Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
National Agri-food Biotechnology Institute, New Delhi
Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram
Centre for Stem Cell Research, Vellore
Assistant Professor, West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences, Kolkata
Krishna Radhika N
Scientist, ICAR- Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, Thiruvananthapuram
Scientist E, Nizams Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS), Hyderabad
Muhammed Jamsheer K
Assistant Professor and DSTINSPIRE Faculty, Amity University, New Delhi
Professor, The MS University of Baroda, Baroda
Surendra Kumar Prajapati* Henry M Jackson Foundation and Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, Maryland
Prof. Asif Mohmmed, International centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
Rahul Dev Jayant, School of Pharmacy, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC), Amarillo, Texas