Post-Baccalaureate Fellowships


IBSE offers Post-baccalaureate Fellowships to exceptional graduates, who are desirous of pursuing a 1 – 2 year research internship at the interface of biology and engineering at IBSE, IIT Madras.

About IBSE

IBSE is an interdisciplinary group dedicated to pioneering innovative approaches and algorithms that integrate multi-dimensional data across scales, to understand, predict and manipulate complex biological systems. IBSE comprises faculty, post-docs, graduate and undergraduate students from many departments across IIT Madras. IBSE is also an integral part of Robert Bosch Centre for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (RBCDSAI).

The interdisciplinary research at IBSE spans four main domains – Machine Learning, Network Biology, Metabolic Modelling, and Systems Theory with active partnerships with following:

  • Translational Health Science and Technology Institute (THSTI, Faridabad)
  • ICMR-National Institute for Research in Tuberculosis (NIRT, Chennai)
  • National Center for Biological Sciences (NCBS, Bangalore)
  • inStem Center for Chemical Biology and Therapeutics (inStem CCBT, Bangalore)
  • National Institute of Biomedical Genomics (NIBMG, Kolkata)
  • Sankara Nethralaya, Chennai
  • University of Sydney (through Innovations in Biomedical Engineering and Medicine Research Alliance)
  • University of Heidelberg (through Big Data Cotutelle programme)


  • Candidates must have completed their Bachelor’s degree within the last two years
  • Candidates must have demonstrated academic excellence throughout their undergraduate

To Apply

  • Apply to ibse.​projects@​gmail.​com with following details:
    • Latest CV describing your academic record, list of programming languages known, level of proficiency and certification if any (attach a single PDF or link to Dropbox/​Google Drive/​OneDrive)
    • A short research proposal (300−500 words) listing preferred research areas
    • IBSE Faculty Mentors (ibse​.iitm​.ac​.in/​i​b​s​e​/​team/) you are interested in
  • Deadline for application: 30 June 2019
  • Shortlisted candidates will be interviewed the following month

For more details check here.

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