Frequently Asked Questions

We have compiled answers to a list of frequently asked questions. If you don't find your question here, please mail at seminars[at]indiabioscience[dot]org

Workshop details

Is there a fee for this workshop?

There is no fee for this workshop.

How do I register for Webinar 1?

When the registration is open for Webinar 1, we will make an announcement on all our social media channels. Watch that space in the beginning of June for more details on how to register for Webinar 1.

Eligibility Criteria

I am a Masters student / early-stage PhD student / Asst. Professor / Assoc. Professor. Can I attend the certification workshop?

If you are any of the above you are not eligible for the certification workshop. We invite you to attend webinar 1. Do get in touch with us if you are a fall into one of the above-mentioned categories and would like to attend such a workshop. We welcome feedback from the community for shaping future initiatives.

I am an Indian but working outside India. Can I attend the certification workshop?

Unfortunately, you cannot. The certification workshop is only open late-stage PhDs and Postdocs working in life science in India. We do, however, invite you to attend webinar 1.

I am not from a life-science background. Can I attend the certification workshop?

Unfortunately, you cannot. The certification workshop is only open late-stage PhDs and Postdocs working in life science in India. Both the webinars and the assignment are catered towards the requirements of researchers in the field of biology/life sciences.

I am a researcher working in an industry. Can I attend the certification workshop?

If you are a late-stage PhD or a postdoc working in the life sciences in India you are eligible to apply for the certification workshop. This holds true whether you are working in an industry or in an academic institution. If you hold any other position, you are not eligible for this workshop.

I have completed my PhD but have not yet joined my postdoc. Can I attend the certification workshop?

If you have completed your PhD within the last 6 months you can apply for this workshop. If you not you can still attend Webinar 1.

Application Package

What should be included in the letter of nomination from my immediate supervisor?

There is no prescribed format for the letter of nomination- your supervisor is free to include anything that they feel is relevant and will help us make a decision regarding your application to this workshop.

From the letter of the nomination we would like to get an idea about: i.  Your immediate supervisor's assessment of your skills/ strengths ii. Why your immediate supervisor thinks you should be selected for this workshop iii. How they think it will benefit your scientific career

Please make sure that this letter is not too long- it should fit on one page.