India Alliance Newsletter, May 2017


31 May 2017

India Alliance Newsletter, May 2017

Welcome to the May 2017 issue of the Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance Newsletter. In this issue we bring to you updates on India Alliance Fellowships, recently funded research, other funding opportunities, upcoming science communication workshops, public engagement events and interesting research stories. Please send your comments and suggestions for these newsletters to public.engagement@wellcomedbt.org

IN THIS NEWSLETTER

Cover page I Editorial I Content

INDIA ALLIANCE FELLOWSHIPS
Early Career Fellowships in Basic Biomedical Research : Launch date -13 July 2017
Senior and Intermediate Fellowships in Basic Biomedical Research : Launch date -15 June 2017


New INDIA ALLIANCE FELLOWS
Senior Fellows: Dr Jayandharan Giridhara Rao (IIT Kanpur),Prof. Uma Ramakrishnan (NCBS, Bangalore),Dr Ghattu V Krishnaveni (CSI Holdsworth Memorial Hospital, Mysuru), Dr Venkatesan Chakrapani (PGIMER, Lucknow); Intermediate Fellows: Dr Amit Kumar (CSIR-IITR, Lucknow), Dr Sanjeev Shukla (IISER Bhopal), Dr Chandra Chaturvedi (SGPGI, Lucknow), Dr Senthilkumari Srinivasan (Aravind Medical Research Foundation, Madurai), Dr Benedict Weobong (Sangath, Goa), Dr Anit Nath (IIPH-Hyderabad, Bangalore campus); Early Career Fellow: Ms Madhumitha Balaji (Sangath, Goa)


INDIA ALLIANCE FELLOWS' AWARDS & RECOGNITION


INDIA ALLIANCE FELLOW IN SPOTLIGHT
Interview with Dr Shantanu Chowdhury, Senior Fellow at CSIR-IGIB, New Delhi


INDIA ALLIANCE FELLOWS’ RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS : Recently published research of
Dr Amit Singh (IISc Bangalore),  Dr Sridharan Devrajan (IISc Bangalore),  Dr Mahak Sharma (IISER Mohali), Dr Amit Tuli (IMTECH Chandigarh), Dr Bushra Ateeq (IIT Kanpur), Dr Bhavana Muralidharan (TIFR Mumbai), Dr Megha (NCBS Bangalore)


OPINION Nutrition Research in India needs serious nourishment
By Dr Shweta Khandelwal, Early Career Fellow at PHFI, Gurgaon


INDIA ALLIANCE EVENT SUPPORT 
Call for applications: India I EMBO Symposia - Funding support for interdisciplinary scientific meetings in life sciences


SCIENCE COMMUNICATION 
Report on Visualising Science Workshop & Upcoming Science Communication Workshops


PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT 
It's Ok To Talk Youth Mental Health campaign, 5th Bharatiya Vigyan Sammelan & Expo


OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • International Symposium on System, Synthetic & Chemical Biology
  • Postdoc positions at IISER Bhopal
  • Simons Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Newton Fund – Researcher Link Workshop Grants
  • Médecins Sans Frontières’ new programme on Global Health and Humanitarian Medicine

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