2019 FULLY FUNDED CIRA-ADBS TRAINING PROGRAM IN GENERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF HUMAN INDUCED PLURIPOTENT STEM CELLS
Call outline: “CiRA-ADBS training program in generation and maintenance of human induced pluripotent stem cells,” organized by the Accelerating the application of Stem cell technology in Human Diseases (ASHD) program and The Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto University, Japan, aims to expand the expertise for stem cell research in India.
Every year CiRA invites Indian researchers for a training program which features instruction on methods for the generation and propagation of human iPS cells at the laboratories at CiRA.
The program has trained 21 participants in the past three years. The CiRA-ADBS training program is now entering its 4th year; CiRA wish to identify Indian researchers with high potential and engage them in this 7-day, fully funded, exciting program, during the month of November 2019.
Who can apply:
The training program is primarily targeted to SRFs/Ph.D. students/Post-doctoral fellows affiliated to a laboratory in India. Applicants must have basic mammalian cell culture skills. Experience in primary/stem cell culture is desirable. Upper age limit for applicants is 40 years at the time of submission of application. Candidates should also possess a valid passport with minimum 6-month validity at the time of submission of application.
An expert committee will screen the applications and the selection is based on qualification, prior experience and a statement on the requirement of expertise from this training program for ongoing research and future prospects.
How to apply: Please apply via the Google form at the link below
The deadline for the receipt of complete application is 9th June 2019. Incomplete applications will not be processed for selection.
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