Bio-Gene-Sys 2018
National Symposium on Trends in Biochemistry in Post-Genomic Era
Welcome Trust/DBT India Alliance SciComm & Career workshop @ Pondicherry University
February 27 - 28, 2018,   Venue: Convention Centre, Pondicherry University.
Organized by Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Pondicherry University.


Important Dates

Events Last Date
Pre-Event School Competition 10.02.2018
Competitive Events
for Graduate Students
Abstract Submission
Registration 15.02.2018
Confirmation of Registrations 16.02.2018
Acceptance of Abstract 17.02.2018
SciComm &Career Workshop @ Pondicherry University
Registration Opens 15-02-2018 21.02.2018
Confirmation of Registrations 22.02.2018
For Workshop Details Refer Workshop Tab


Hard Copy Registration Form for Download

Wellcome Trust / DBT - India Alliance in partnership with Nature Jobs & periodically conducts one-day science communication workshops throughout the year. For their Workshop at Pondicherry University, they have partnered with Bio-Gene-Sys 2018 and thus SciComm & Career workshop @ Pondicherry University is scheduled to be held on 27th of February, 2018 during 9:30 AM - 5:30PM at the Ground Floor Seminar Hall of the Convention Centre as a parallel session.

Brief Description of Sessions:
Session 1: Scientific Writing
(Moderated by WT/DBT India Alliance)

  • Presentation Skills
  • Manuscript Writing
  • Grant Writing
Session 2: Science Communication
(Moderated by Nature India)

  • Science Journalism
  • Popular Science Writing
Session 3: Careers in Science
(Moderated by Nature India & WT/DBT India Alliance)

Dr. Dipwanwita Sengupta
Grants Adviser
Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance

Dr. Ranjana Sharma
Grants Adviser
Wellcome Trust/DBT India Alliance

Ms. Subhra Priyadarshini
Chief Editor,
Nature India
Seats Open for Registration on a first come first serve basis are as follows -
Master's by Research - 11 (Final Year students with projects preferred)
Research Scholars - 15
Clinicians/Junior Scientists/ Assistant Professors - 8

Online Registration for the workshop is available from 15-02-2018 to 21-02-2018 through Bio-Gene-Sys 2018 at:
Please opt "Yes" for "Whether Interested in the Workshop" option in the Participation Details.

Pre-printed certificate of participation will be issued by Wellcome Trust DBT India Alliance, Nature India and and therefore applicants are requested to fill in their name & details correctly during registration. The sessions conducted by India Alliance will cater mainly to Life Sciences and Bio-Medical Research, however sessions conducted by Nature India and Nature Jobs will cater to all Sciences.
For any queries please contact the Co-ordinator at

Dr. Asmita Dasgupta
SciComm & Career workshop @ Pondicherry University