This year marked the first virtual PDF Meeting 2021, dedicated to the postdoctoral fellows from across the globe (looking to start independent research careers in India) for four days spread across 18 – 21 May 2021. There were 60 PDFs and director/institute representatives from institutions and universities.
There were talks featuring the institute representatives highlighting the hiring process, panel discussions, networking session and Q&A sessions. IndiaBioscience hopes to continue engaging with all the attendees at various levels in the future. Photographs from the meeting can be found here.
Ask Me Anything session with EMBO GIN Fellows
In this Ask Me Anything session we are joined by two EMBO GIN Awardees; Jyothilakshmi Vadassery (NIPGR) and Sunil Laxman (inStem) and Gerlind Wallon (Deputy Director, EMBO). Sunil Laxman and Jyothilakshmi Vadassery share their experiences as EMBO GIN awardees and tips for applying and Gerlind Wallon addresses any queries for EMBO. This webinar also features a long Q&A session.
In this session, we focused on EMBO funding schemes open to Indian life science researchers. Hear from Shahid Jameel (CEO, Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance), Bettina Trueb (Senior Project Coordinator, EMBO), Gerlind Wallon (Deputy Director, EMBO), David del Alamo Rodriguez, (Head Fellowship Programme, EMBO), Minhaj Sirajuddin (PI, InStem).