DBT - Indo US Genome

DBT – Indo US Genome Editing (GETin) Studentship / Fellowship Program

Indian nationals are encouraged to apply for the Student Internship, Overseas Fellowship and Visiting Fellowship at DBT India – Indo U.S. Science & Technology Forum, IUSSTF Genome Engineering/Editing Technology (GETin). Check out all of the details on the same below:

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Genome Engineering/Editing Technology Initiative Program

Acknowledging the importance of strategies & methods in genome modification, as modern-day necessary tools for research and development, the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. Of India alongside the lndo-U.S. Science & Technology Forum (IUSSTF) announces a fellowship program between Indian Institutes and premier U.S. Universities, in important areas of Genome Engineering/ Editing Technology (GETin).

The program is open to individuals whose research work has an interface with
Genome Engineering / Editing Technology studies.

The Program is envisaged to:

  • Provide an opportunity to best and brightest Indian scientists and students to gain access and exposure to world-class research facilities in leading U.S. institutions;
  • Promote research and capacity building
  • Encourage and motivate outstanding students to take up research as a career path;
  • Create attractive avenues for skilled overseas researchers to pursue R&D in Indian or to mentor Indian scientist (s); and,
  • Pave way for the next generation scientists and technologists from India to interact with American peers, at the frontline area of Genome Engineering / Editing Technology; consequently assisting build long-term R&D linkages and collaborations.

Program Modules and Qualification:


  • Indian citizens currently pursuing PhD on a full-time basis in various forefront disciplines of biotechnology (agriculture, health sciences, bioengineering, biomedical, fundamental biology or allied fields) in a public-funded R&D Laboratory / S& T Institute / recognized academic institute /University/ College in India.
  • For a period of up to 6 months
  • Age: Up to 32 years as on 31 December 2019
  1. Guidelines
  2. Terms and Conditions


  • Indian citizens with PhD in Life Science, Biotechnology, Engineering or Technology, holding a regular position in public-funded R&D Lab / S&T Institution / recognized Universities/ Colleges in India.
  • For a period of up to 5 weeks to 12 months
  • Age: upward to 45 years as on 31 December 2019
  1. Guidelines
  2. Terms and Conditions


  • U.S. Faculty or Foreign Postdocs currently working in the U.S. (for at least two years) in a field having an interface with Genome Engineering/ Editing Technologies.
  • Applicant should have Ph.D., M.D, M.S or equal degree with an outstanding track record as evident though publications and other recognitions
  • For a period of 2-3 months
  • Age: Up to 60 years as on 31 December 2019
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  2. Terms and Conditions


• Monthly Stipend
• Contingency Allowance
• Airfare
• Health Insurance

How to Apply:

For proposal guidelines and format visit: Website: www.iusstf.org or write to [email protected], For program information contact:

Contact Details:

Dr. Onkar N. Tiwari
Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India
CGO Complex, Lodhi Road. New Delhi-110003

Dr. Chaitali Bhattacharya
lndo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum
Fulbright House, 12 Hailey Road, New Delhi-110001

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  1. I done my M.sc with zoology .. i want to work as jrf ..so is it any project for me ??

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