Who can attend

The following categories of scientists are eligible to apply for YIM2019:

i) Postdoctoral fellows (PDFs)

Applications are welcome from Postdoctoral Fellows from anywhere in the world (including India) working broadly in the area of Life Sciences and have an interest in pursuing a science career in India. The applications can be filled online with the following items:

a) Resume

b) Short write-up on your research work

c) Statement of purpose about why you want to participate in YIM 2019

d) Recommendations from at least one referee

In past years, we have had more PDFs apply than we can accommodate at YIM due to the size of our venue. We assure you that we are absolutely fair in our selection and your application will be carefully reviewed by a selection panel. We consider many factors (not just publications), including years as a postdoc, your field of research, clarity of your written statements, letter of recommendation and whether you have previously attended YIM (one can attend YIM only once as a PDF).

ii) Young Investigators (YIs)

Applications are welcome from young investigators, from various areas of the Life Sciences, who are in the early years (<10 years) of their career as an independent investigators in Indian academia. The applications can be filled online with the following items:

a) Resume

b) Research focus and vision

c) Statement of purpose about why you want to participate in YIM 2019

Note: letters of recommendation are not required for YIs

Meeting costs: Registration, hotel, food will be provided by IndiaBioscience. We will reimburse the economy airfare within India for YIs. Transport to and from Guwahati airport will be covered and organized by our committee. International airfare costs for PDFs may be partially reimbursed (depending upon the region of travel), subject to availability of funds. Transport to your local airport will not be covered. Please refer to FAQs for more details.

You need to generate your login ID and password for IndiaBioscience website in order to apply.

Note: If you have attended any of the YIMs in India before, your application will not be considered (in the same category). If you have attended as PDF and now applying as a YI, your application will be considered.

The applications are closed for YIM2019.