Exclusive DST Govt of India Workshop for Women Scientists

Exclusive DST Govt of India Workshop for Women Scientists

Hands-on Training Workshop for Women Scientists On “Human Cell Culture Technology and its Applications in Cancer Research” exclusive to Women Scientists. DST Govt of India Workshop for Women Scientists. Interested and eligible candidates can check out all of the details on the same below:

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Hands-on Training Workshop for Women Scientists On
‘Human Cell Culture Technology and its Applications in Cancer Research’

Sponsored By
Department of Science and
Government of India

Batch I: 12th Nov-22nd Nov 2018
Batch II: 26th Nov-6th Dec 2018

Organized By
Prof. Bharathi P.Salimath
Venue: Department of Biotechnology,
University of Mysore, Manasagangotri
Campus, Mysuru- 570006

About the Workshop:

Cell culture technology is now an indispensable part of molecular biology and biomedical research. Its applications range from cancer research, toxicology, drug discovery and screening, virology, genetic engineering to name a few. With the arrival of developing career options in pharmaceutical and biomedical sector together with academia, a formal training in this area may be a definite advantage to Women scientists who would like to pursue research or industrial careers in cancer and associated disciplines. This workshop targets hands-on training

in animal cell culture based assays with special attention on its applications in cancer research that helps the young researchers to carve out a niche for themselves as effective researchers within their own field of study. The workshop is designed with more emphasis on practical training (80 percent ) and theoretical lectures (20 percent ) on cell culture and cancer biology by distinguished scientists in the country. The general purpose of this training program is to equip the girls scientists with the requisite scientific proficiency to comprehend and address the aspects associated with cancer with the support of cell culture tools to delineate the molecular mechanism involved in pathogenesis of cancer.


All women scientists from Life sciences interested in the area of cancer research. Selection of the participants will be solely based on scientific and merit justification To attend the workshop. Preference will be given for women scientists with DST WOS-A grant. The amount of candidates per batch is restricted to fifteen only.


Recipients of continuing DST WOS-A grant may utilize the funds from the grant for TA and DA. Registration fees will be waived off for WOS-A principal investigators. Women scientists without financing are going to be offered with AC-III tier train fare. However, all the selected candidates have to bear charges towards food and Accommodation.


Women scientists can send their application in the prescribed format to Prof. Bharathi P. Salimath, Chairperson, Department of Studies in Biotechnology, University of Mysore, Manasagangotri, Mysuru-570006 by article or email to [email protected] on or before 30th September 2018.

Deadline: on or before 30th September 2018

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