Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. Of India together with Indo U.S. Science and Technology Forum, IUSSTF has invited packages for the Student Internship Programme program, to work in the greatest U.S. Universities, in massive regions of Genome Engineering/Editing Technology (GETin).
The Program has been initiated, acknowledging the importance of strategies and techniques in genome modification, as a current-day crucial device for research and development.
The application is open to people whose research paintings have an interface with Genome Engineering / Editing Technology studies.
The Program is envisaged to (i) Provide opportunity to quality and brightest Indian students and scientists to benefit publicity and get entry to to global class research facilities in main U.S. Establishments (ii) Promote research and ability constructing (iii) Encourage and motivate brilliant students to take up studies as a career path (iv) Create attractive avenues for skilled foreign places researchers to pursue RandD in Indian or to mentor Indian scientist (s) and (v) Pave the manner for the next technology scientists and technologists from India to interact with American peers, accordingly supporting to build lengthy-term RandD linkages and collaborations.
Applicants need to be Indian citizens currently pursuing a Ph.D. On a complete-time basis in various vanguard disciplines of Biotechnology (Agriculture, Health Sciences, Bio-engineering, Biomedical, Fundamental Biology or Allied Sciences) at a public-funded RandD lab/ Sandt Institute /diagnosed educational institute / University / College in India. It is mandatory that the subject of the applicant’s studies work have to have an interface with Genome Engineering/Editing Technology. The duration of the internship will include work at U.S. Universities for a duration of up to six months. An applicant ought to now not be over 32 years of age as on 31.12.2019. Up to five Interns could be presented every yr.
The assist encompasses (i) Monthly stipend of $2,500 according to month (ii) Return airfare (iii) Health coverage of as much as $500 (iv) Contingency of up $ 1,000.
The applicant ought to himself/herself correspond with their proposed host institute in the U.S for placement/go to. The applicant is required to provide proof, inside the form of a letter of popularity/ Certificate at the letterhead of the U.S. Host institute, duly signed/stamped by means of the host. The letter has to additionally encompass the deserves/distinctiveness of that host institute in the proposed place of research. There must be a willingness on the part of the American Institute to just accept and increase an important guide to the candidate for the work proposed.