Khorana Program for Scholars

THE UNIVERSITY of WISCONSIN   –   Department of Biotechnology Govt. of India

The Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India, University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) (and partner universities) and the lndo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) are partnering to support the prestigious Khorana Program for Scholars named in honor of Dr. Har Gobind Khorana, who won the Nobel Prize in 1968 for his work at the interface of Chemistry and Biology while a member of the UW faculty. The Khorana Program will provide opportunities to Indian students to undertake research at University of Wisconsin-Madison and partner universities in Summer 2012 for a period of 10 weeks. A list of UW partner universities is available at

The Khorana Program is envisaged to:

• Provide encouragement to young scholars to undertake R&D

• Enable students to carry out research at a premier University in the United States

• Transform research into societal benefits

• Build a seamless scientific community between India and the United States

For application guidelines refer

Eligibility: B.Tech, M.Tech and M.Sc. students currently enrolled in a recognized institution of higher education in India in the areas of biotechnology including agricultural, health and biomedical sciences.

Scholarship includes: • Stipend • Accommodation • Airfare

For Program information contact: Dr. Nishritha Borrana Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) 12 Halley Road. Fulbright House, New Delhi- 110 001

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Application Deadline : 30 NOVEMBER 2011

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