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Irene Abraham 2018 Summer Blog

Two months has passed since I returned from US after completing summer internship and I still remember how happy I was when I learned acceptance to this program. It was around 2:00 am I got the mail notifying my selection. I was euphoric and had to hold back until morning to share the word with

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Nikhita Damaraju Summer Blog 2018

It was the evening of my 21st birthday on 20th February, 2018. I was regretting having to spend it going to an evening class at 5pm. Around half the lecture had passed and my attention was waning and I quickly heard my phone buzz under my desk. I normally don’t check my phone in class

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Shiksha Sharma 2018 Summer Blog

It was during my first year of the master’s course that I first heard about the Khorana program through a friend. I had had plans of pursuing a PhD in the United States; here was a golden opportunity for me to experience the pedagogy and work in one of the top universities in the world.

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Michael D’amato Summer 2018 Blog

My experience as a Bose scholar was incredibly impactful upon me as a person and as a scientist. I was challenged beyond what I had expected and in ways that I had not foreseen. These challenges pushed me to grow, and at the end was incredibly fruitful. My first month there was like the first

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Manuj Bandral Summer 2018 Blog

That day was not less than a dream when a mail stating that you are provisionally short listed for Khorana program for scholars had been received by me while I was in the movie hall with my friends. At that moment a spark of happiness, excitement as well as nervousness grabbed my mind. Although I

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Henika Patel Summer 2018 Blog

Rewind to the 20th day of January 2018; I was in middle of some lab work when my phone buzzed with a mail from the IUSSTF. I could not believe what I was reading! Yes, I had been selected for the Khorana Program. What was more?? Just a few days prior to getting this mail,

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Dolly Jain Summer 2018 Blog

“Eventually, everything will fall into its place.” This is exactly what happened with me. Being a biomedical science student, I always wanted to work on something that would ultimately improve public health, but I didn’t know whether research is what I want to pursue or not. Khorana program gave me this opportunity to find more

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Bhagyashri Pandey Summer 2018 Blog

Before I even arrived in the ‘green city,’ I was habituated to international communication and networking. For months, I contacted several principal investigators around India to see if their interests matched mine and if they could accommodate me for the summer. Finally, a match was made to a neurobiology lab in the Indian Institute of

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Callie Mataczynskie Summer 2017 Blog

Being in Bangalore is upbeat and exciting. It is always rushing with traffic and taking walks down the nearby Bel road with the smells of roasted corn and fried pani puri is an activity worth experiencing. I enjoy this city, but it is definitely not like rural India. Bangalore is more modern and has lots

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Ritesh Panda Summer 2018 Blog

The first time I came to know about S.N. BOSE fellowship through one of my senior, I never thought one day I am going to pursue this opportunity in my life. It was 28 th of January, while celebrating one of my friend’s birthday, when I accidentally opened the G-mail app in my mobile phone

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