Developing Indian Physician Scientists (DIPS) Workshop

21st to 23rd February 2020

at CSIR Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB), Delhi

The Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance is pleased to announce its Developing Indian Physician Scientists (DIPS) Workshop in Delhi NCR from 21st to 23rd February 2020 .

The Developing Indian Physician Scientists (DIPS) workshops aim 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.


To apply for participation in the workshop, applicant must be

  • an MBBS or an MD student training in an Indian medical institution.
  • prepared to pay a 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.
  • prepared to make their own travel arrangements. Accommodation (double occupancy) and meals will be provided by the organisers at no charge.

Important Dates

Registration Deadline: 1st Jan 2020

Selection of candidates: 15th Jan 2020

Confirmation of participation by submitting proof of payment of advance for course materials: 1st Feb 2020

Intimation of preference to avail accommodation with travel dates: 1st Feb 2020


Before you start

1) A short write-up on why you would like to attend this Workshop? OR In what way would the workshop be helpful to you? (in fewer than 1500 characters)2) A short write -up on a recent scientific publication that you enjoyed reading. Please explain why you liked it (in fewer than 1500 characters)References:3) Names and email address of two teachers who can provide information about you.This form does NOT have a "Save and Close"; it will not be possible to save your responses for multiple editing before submission. Hence, it will be useful to create text for the longer fields on your computer in advance, and to then copy and paste it into the form in one sitting. Please do not use Internet Explorer to fill this form. Kindly use ONLY Google Chrome.
Deadline: 1st Jan 2020 11:59 PM Indian Standard Time

Further information:

In case of queries, please write to; it may take up to 3 working days for a response.


Prof. Rakesh Aggarwal, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research, Puducherry

Dr. Anurag Agrawal, CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology, New Delhi

Supported and facilitated by Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance

Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance 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.