“INNOVATIVE YOUNG BIOTECHNOLOGIST AWARD”(IYBA)
INSTITUTED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF BIOTECHNOLOGY
GOVT. OF INDIA FOR THE YEAR 2007

 

The Department of Biotechnology invites applications from the young researchers for considering ‘Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award’ (IYBA) for the year 2007.   The award was instituted by the DBT in the year 2005, as an attractive, career-oriented scheme to identify and nurture outstanding young scientists with innovative ideas and desire to pursue research in frontier areas of biotechnology. The award will consist of financial support for a project of 3 years duration besides a component of cash award /fellowship for the awardees. Awardees having a regular employment will receive a cash award of Rs. 1, 00,000/- (Rupees One lakh only) every year during the course of the project in addition to project support. The awardees, those are not in the regular employment  will receive a fellowship of Rs.25,000/ per month and shall be attached to a senior scientist (Mentor) in a University, Research Institute, Medical/Agriculture/ Veterinary College, or any other institute of repute, provided the mentor agrees to provide laboratory space and other facilities. It is expected that the awardees will work independently and the Mentor will facilitate the awardees’ research efforts. Applications (2 copies) neatly typed in double space on plain paper in the prescribed format with enclosures should be sent to:

Dr. T. Madhan Mohan,
Adviser,
Department of Biotechnology,
Block-2, CGO Complex,
Lodi Road, New Delhi – 110 003

so as to reach on or before 7th January, 2008 (Date Extended). Soft copy of the application needs to be sent: to: iyba.dbt@nic.in.  For more details and application format please visit DBT website: www.dbtindia.gov.in/iyba.htm


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