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Workshop on BioImaging: Advanced Light Microscopy  Aug 01, 2019

IISER Pune in association with The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Harvard University and the Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB), Bengaluru is please to announce a call for applications to participate in:

Workshop on BioImaging: Advanced Light Microscopy

under the aegis of
Building Bharat-Boston Biosciences (B4) Young Scientist Program
(Funded by Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India)

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Dates: August 1-14, 2019

Venue: IISER Pune

About B4: "Building Bharat-Boston Biosciences (B4) Program”, is a program funded by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government  of  India as a second phase of the earlier "Boston Bangalore Biosciences Beginnings (B4) Program". The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Harvard University (Mittal Institute), is collaborating with IBAB, Bengaluru, India and IISER, Pune, India for the implementation of this program. The aim of B4 is to link up Institutions in India and Boston to promote research and creation of new knowledge in Biosciences through collaboration between the two countries, in the emerging areas of Biosciences.
The activities to be carried out under this programme include two workshops annually, each spanning for two-weeks (Young Scientists Development Course) on topics related to Biosciences that includes interdisciplinary learning for young scientists of India. The Workshop on Bioimaging: Advanced Light microscopy is one such workshop.

About the Workshop: The advent of exciting new technologies and analytical solutions light microscopy is driving new discoveries. The aim of this workshop is to introduce students to advances in contemporary light microscopy throughlectures and hands-on training in imaging modalities ranging from basic microscopy to super-resolution imaging.

Eligibility: Open to Indian students currently pursuing any of the following courses in Indian institutions:

  • Doctoral & post-doctoral researchers in Life Sciences / Biotechnology / Bioinformatics / Computer Science currently engaged in relevant areas ofresearch
  • Students currently enrolled in MBBS / M.Pharm / ME / M.TECH programs
  • Exceptionally talented undergraduate students

To Apply: The applications will be reviewed by an international panel to select 25 applicants. Please submit: one-page CV,  one-page Statement of Interest justifying your application, academic transcript(s), and two letters of recommendation.

Last date for application: May 6, 2019

Further details of application process