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DBT IYBA 2012 notification

DBT Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award (IYBA) 2012

Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award (IYBA), Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India, invites applications from young Indian investigators upto the age of 35 years for career-oriented scheme to identify and nurture outstanding young scientists with innovative ideas and desire to pursue research in frontier areas of biotechnology for the year 2012.

The award will consist of financial support for a project and Cash Award/Fellowship for the awardees. Awardees having a regular employment will receive a cash award of Rs.1.00 Lakh every year during the course of the project in addition to grants-in-aid of Rs. 50.00 Lakhs for a project. The awardees, those are not in the regular employment will receive a fellowship of Rs. 40,000 per month with grants-in-aid and shall be attached to a Senior Scientist (Mentor) in a University, Research Institute, Medical/Agriculture/ Veterinary College or any other institute of repute. It is expected that the awardees will work independently and the Mentor will facilitate the awardees research efforts.

Applications (1 copy) neatly typed on plain paper in the prescribed format alongwith enclosures & certified copies to be sent to Dr. T. Madhan Mohan, Adviser, Department of Biotechnology, Block-2, CGO Complex, Lodhi Road, New Delhi – 110 003.

Application deadline: 23rd November, 2012.

Soft copy of the application also needs to be sent to

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