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About | B4 Fellowships | Young Scientist Program


The mission of B4 is to nurture useful progress in the field of biosciences, including biotechnology, through the development of partnerships with leading universities and by engaging scientists from India and Harvard through exchange programs. B4 includes workshops, seminars and a Science and Technology Fellowship, based at Harvard, in fields related to biosciences. 

This program is a collaboration between the Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB), Bangalore, India and the Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA. It is supported by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India and Department of Information Technology & Biotechnology and Science and Technology, Government of Karnataka.

The program builds upon the Resonance Program, a collaboration between MIT, Harvard, and IIT Delhi. The B4 program is generously funded by the Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India.

Faculty Directors:

Venki Murthy, Professor of Molecular & Cellular Biology, Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Tarun Khanna, Jorge Paulo Lemann Professor, Harvard Business School; Director of Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute, Harvard University



Participants of the 2017 course in Bangalore



Savitha AnanthContact Savitha G. Ananth, Program Manager