A workshop to ignite scientific curiosity in young doctors!

The 'Developing Indian Physician Scientists' workshop to be held at Hyderabad aims to promote an understanding of the frontiers of medicine and related sciences among the young doctors

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New Delhi: The Wellcome Trust-DBT India Alliance has invited applications for the second Developing Indian Physician Scientists (DIPS) workshop to be held in Hyderabad from 2-5 March, 2018.

The workshop aims to ignite scientific curiosity in young doctors, while promoting an understanding of the frontiers of medicine and related sciences.  The workshops will provide training in quantitative methods and research methodology, and an opportunity to young clinicians to discuss the relevance of biomedical research and career options. Eminent physician- scientists will make up the workshop faculty.

The workshop will be restricted to forty participants. To apply for participation in the workshop, the applicant must be an MBBS (final professional) and/or MD student training in an Indian medical institution. He or she must be prepared to pay refundable advance of INR 2500 (MBBS) or INR 5000 (MD) which will be refunded after the workshop to those who have attended the complete workshop.

The application deadline is January 2, 2018 and online application form for this workshop can be found here. The questions regarding these workshops can be sent to [email protected] or one can visit the website for more information.

The organizers of this workshop include Prof Rakesh Aggarwal, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow and Dr Anurag Agrawal, CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, New Delhi.

The workshops are supported and facilitated by Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance which is an initiative funded equally by the Wellcome Trust, UK and Department of Biotechnology, India, aimed at promoting basic biomedical, clinical and public health research in India through funding and engagement.