Dr. Satish Khurana, Assistant Professor, School of Biology, IISER-TVM has been awarded the prestigious Wellcome-DBT Intermediate Fellowship. The fellowship is instituted by the Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance. It is awarded for a period of five years and includes research funding and personnel support for the awardee. Dr. Khurana from the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Thiruvananthapuram (IISER-TVM) is the third Wellcome-DBT Intermediate Fellow .
The Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance is an £160 million initiative funded equally by The Wellcome Trust, UK and Department of Biotechnology, India. The broad aim of the India Alliance is to build excellence in the Indian biomedical scientific community by supporting future leaders in the field.
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The Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance (IA; India Alliance) was officially launched on 9 September 2008 and registered as a charitable trust in India. The organisation is an equal partnership between the Wellcome Trust (UK) and the Department of Biotechnology (Government of India).