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India Session

Life sciences opportunities in India

Monday, 7 September, 13:30 - 15:00 Hall 10B

A session for graduate students, postdocs and group leaders interested in research opportunities in India organised by IndiaBioScience & WellcomeTrust/DBT India Alliance. Find out about setting up your laboratory in India. Speakers are leading life scientists from India.

Each session will be of ten minutes duration, followed by a question-answer session. They will deal with various aspects of Opportunities in India, life and careers in India. A panel of funding agency representatives and scientists will present short perspectives on obtaining funding for Indo-European and Indian research as well as on careers in India. For further interaction, you could also visit the IndiaBioscience/ India Alliance Booth in Hall 3 (booth G1.1).

India Alliance announces travel awards for attending The EMBO Meeting. These awards are available to PhD students, Postdocs and Young Investigators to cover travel expenses. To qualify for the travel award, an applicant must be an Indian national based in India or Europe and he /she must be the first author on the abstract. The application deadline for the travel award was 15 July 2015. Info, click here.

Details on registration will follow.

Chair: Dr. Nandini Rajamani Robin, IndiaBioScience,
Co-chair: Dr. Shahid Jameel, Wellcome Trust DBT India Alliance

Opportunities in India for the Life Sciences.
Dr. Nandini Rajamani Robin, IndiaBioScience

India Alliance Program: Grants for young scientists.
Dr. Shahid Jameel, Wellcome Trust DBT India Alliance

Emerging opportunities in India
Dr. K VijayRaghvan, Secretary DBT (on Skype)

The changing research and teaching scenario in India
Dr. LS Shashidhara

Schemes from DBT and DST

EMBO - India-Europe links and opportunities

Euraxess Links - a vital resource

- Other speakers will include representatives from funding agencies in India, as well as junior and senior scientists and administrators.