Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India along with the Indo-U.S. Science & Technology Forum (IUSSTF) invites applications for the Genome Engineering/Editing Technology (GETin) Overseas Fellowship Program.
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 US institutions;
Promote research and capacity building in the frontline area of Genome Engineering/Editing Technology;
Who can apply:-
Indian citizens having Ph.D. in Life Science, Biotechnology, Engineering or Technology holding a regular position in public funded R&D Lab/ S&TInstitution/recognized Universities/Colleges in India.
Applicants must provide proof of independent research work in internationally recognized academic journals.
Open only to applicants working in a field having an interface with Genome Engineering/Editing Technology
Age limit: Up to 45 years as on 31st December 2019
Duration and Number of Awards:
1. Duration of fellowship will include work at U.S. Universities for a period of 5 weeks to 12 months.
2. Up to 5 Fellows will be awarded every year.
Nature of Support:
(i) Monthly stipend of $ 3,000 per month
(iii) Health insurance of up to $ 1,000
(iv) Contingency of up to $ 1,000
(v) Conference Allowance of up to $1,200
Last date to online application:- 31st October 2019
How to apply:-
Candidate can submit their application form through the IUSSTF website www.iusstf.org
For detail information CLICK HERE http://www.iusstf.org/assets/pdf/Program-Guidelines-Overseas-Fellowship.pdf