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Khorana Program for Scholars

University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW), the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India and Indo-US Science

and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) are partnering to support the prestigious Khorana Program for Scholars named

in honor of Dr. Har Gobind Khorana, who won the Noble Prize in 1968 for his work at the interface of chemistry and

biology while a member of the UW faculty.

The Khorana Program will provide opportunity to Indian students to undertake research at

University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW) in Summer 2010 for a period of 10 weeks.

The Khorana Program is envisaged to

  • Provide encouragement to young scholars to undertake R&D
  • Enable students to carry out research at a premier University in the United States.
  • Transform research into societal benefits
  • Build a seamless scientific community between India and the United States.

Khorana Scholars Program for Students from India to internships at UW-Madison

B.Tech, M.Tech and M.Sc. students currently enrolled in recognized institution of

higher education in India in the areas of Biotechnology including agricultural,

health and biomedical sciences are invited to apply for internships for summer

research at UW-Madison.

Scholarship includes: Stipend, Accommodations, Airfare

Program dates: May 18 – July 31, 2010

For immediate answers to your questions you may contact:
Dr. Nishritha Bopana
Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF)
12 Hailey Road, Fulbright House, New Delhi- 110 001
Phone: 91-11- 42691708, 42691700, 42691713
Fax: 91-11-23321552


Applications should be submitted electronically to and

Application deadline: 30 November 2009


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