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Research Internship in USA for Indian Students, IUSSTF

Designation/Position-  Research Internship in USA for Indian Students

Indo-U.S. Science & Technology Forum (IUSSTF) invites application for Research Internship in USA for Indian Students from eligible and interested candidates

About- Engineering /Editing Technology Initiative ( Getin) Program acknowledging importance of strategies & techniques in genome modification, as modern day essential tools for research & development, the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India along with the Indo-U.S. Science & Technology Forum (IUSSTF) announces fellowship program between Indian Institutes and premier U.S. Universities, in significant areas of Genome Engineering / Editing Technology (GETin). Research Internship in USA for Indian Students

Research/Job Area-  Life Science, Biotechnology, Engineering or Technology

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  • Indian citizens currently pursuing Ph.D. on a full-time basis in various forefront disciplines of biotechnology (agriculture, health sciences, bio-engineering, biomedical, fundamental biology or allied fields) at a public-funded R&D lab / 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


  • Indian citizens having Ph.D. 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.
  • Fora period of up to 5 weeks to 12 months
  • Age: Up to 45 years as on 31 December 2019


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

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

  • Provide opportunity to best and brightest Indian students and scientists to gain exposure and access 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 orto mentor Indian scientist (s); and,
  • Pave way for the next generation scientists and technologists from India to interact with American peers, in the frontline area of Genome Engineering / Editing Technology; thus helping to build long-term R&D linkages and collaborations


  • Monthly Stipend                 • Airfare
  • Contingency Allowance        • Health Insurance

How to Apply-  Applications should be submitted using Online Application Portal. (Hard copies and electronic copies of Application forms will not be accepted).

For Contact- [email protected]

Dr. Onkar N. Tiwari
Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India CGO Complex, Lodhi Road.
New Delhi-110003
Dr. Chaitali Bhattacharya
Indo-U.S. Science and Technology Forum
Fulbright House,12 Hailey Road, New Delhi-1 10001

Last Date for Apply– 31 December 2019

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