B4 Young Scientist Development Course

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Made possible through a collaboration between Harvard University, Cambridge, USA and IBAB, Bangalore, India, the goal of this course is to introduce Indian students to the excitement of brain science. Highly talented students from across India will be chosen to participate in a two-week immersion workshop at the National Centre for Biological Sciences that will allow them to explore some of the most exciting research topics in neurosciences. Travel and lodging costs for selected students will be covered.

29th Dec 2016 – 11th Jan 2017 National Centre for Biological Sciences Bangalore, India


Advanced undergraduate (at least two years of study) and graduate students from any scientific/technical background related to the course from an institution of higher education in India are encouraged to apply.


The selection process will be highly competitive with a class size limited to 25 students. Please submit:

  • One page current resume/CV
  • One to two page statement of interest, in which you describe rationale for pursuing the course and what you hope to gain from it
  • Academic transcript(s)
  • Two letters of recommendation.

Applications will be reviewed by an interdisciplinary panel of faculty at Harvard and partner institutions in Bangalore.

Deadline to Apply: November 15, 2016

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