About the Program
The B4 program hosts two-week workshops twice a year in India that bring together talented Indian students and introduce them to specific and latest fields within the life sciences. The workshop is composed of several lectures given by eminent experts in the field, as well as hands-on lessons that provide students with practical knowledge and an understanding of how to apply these learnings to future endeavors in the life sciences.
The aim of this workshop is to introduce students to advancements in contemporary light microscopy through lectures and hands-on training in imaging modalities, ranging from basic microscopy to super-resolution imaging.
Students are expected to stay on-campus for the duration of the workshop. Travel and lodging costs for selected students will be covered.
Open to Indian students currently pursuing any of the following courses in Indian institutions:
- Doctoral and post-doctoral researchers in the fields of Life Sciences, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, or Computer Science, currently engaged in relevant areas of research
- Students currently enrolled in MBBS, M.Pharm, M.Sc., ME, or M.TECH programs
- Exceptionally talented undergraduate students.
These instructions apply to non-Harvard candidates ONLY.
- Request an XID. You MUST do this in order to apply.
- Follow the instructions on the email sent by the XID system. If you do not see it on your inbox, please check your spam folder.
- Wait 24 hours after activating your XID, and then click here. If this link does not take you to the application of the Bioimaging workshop, search for “B4 BioImaging Workshop 2019.”
- Log in with your XID (you cannot use the “HarvardKey” option). You are now able to begin your B4 application.
The following documents are needed to complete the application.
Each document must be uploaded as one single PDF and less than 2 MB.
- Resume/CV (one page)
- Statement of interest (one page), in which you describe the rationale for pursuing this course and what you hope to gain from it
- Academic transcript(s) or Marks cards from higher secondary until the recent academic course completed
- Two letters of recommendation (they must to be on the letterhead of the recommender with their signature and are to be uploaded by the recommender via the link sent to their email from the CARAT system).