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The Khorana Program at MIT enables young Indian scientists to thrive.

Jennifer Cherone | Department of Biology

Symposium in New Delhi Unites Khorana, S.N. Bose, and Viterbi Body

2015 Khorana Scholars

Naveeda Qadir

Congratulations to the 2015 Khorana Scholars, who are currently doing their internships in the U.S.! The list below indicates the student's name, their school in India, and their host summer reserach institution on the right.

1. Harsha Gurnani - Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore - Brandeis University
2. Kaustav Bera - IIT Kharagpur - Case Western Reserve
3. Apurva Naresh Gajwani - IIT Kharagpur - Cornell
4. Anukriti Mathur - BITS Pilani- Harvard Medical School
5. Vaishali Yadav - IIT Bombay - Harvard University

WINStep Forward and the Consulate General of India, Chicago, co-hosted the 2015 Khorana and Bose Scholars Orientation and the very first Science and Technology, Research Opportunities in India (Sci-ROI) event at the Indian Consulate on Friday May 22, 2015. The Consul General, Dr. Ausaf Sayeed, welcomed the scholars to the US (for many the very first time they had traveled beyond India’s borders) and with great warmth asked them to consider themselves as part of his own family. Dr. Aseem Ansari, the

First List of 2015 Khorana Scholars Announced

Indo US Science and Technology Forum

March 4, 2015

The Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India, Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) and WINStep Forward are pleased to announce the first* list of candidates selected for the prestigious Khorana Program for Scholars 2015.

Amrutha V. - Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, Bhopal 

Anil Kiran Chokkalla - Indian Institute of Technology, Madras

Anupallavi Srinivasamani - Institute of Bioinformatics and Biotechnology, Pune

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