RSG India

Regional Student Group - India

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RSG-India is the face of the ISCB-SC's RSG initiative in India. With over 1000 members and counting from different levels of education (undergrads to postdocs) and different parts of the country, RSG-India represents a microcosm of the Indian computational lifesciences student community.

Join RSG-India today, to

  • Get useful and pertinent information about the latest developments and opportunities in your field from the RSG-India Message board.
  • Discuss and debate issues with others who share your research interests.
  • Develop your network of contacts and form useful partnerships and collaborations.
  • Get a chance to participate in exclusive projects and training opportunities for RSG-India members.

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If you have any questions or comments, you can get in touch with us at Would you like to get more involved in the running of RSG-India? Drop us an email at the above address. We would love to hear from you.

RSG India


Ashwani Kumar
Miami University, Oxford, Ohio

Inamul Hasan Madar
Korea University, Seoul, South Korea

Faculty advisor
Iftikhar Aslam Tayubi
VIT University, Vellore, India


Fellowships to attend High Performance Computing(HiPC) Conference : Bangalore: Dec 18-21, 2011

RSG-India is pleased to announce that the 18th annual IEEE
International Conference on High Performance Computing (HiPC 2011) will be held in Bengaluru (Bangalore), India, during *December 18-21, 2011.

HiPC is an international meeting on high performance computing which serves as a forum to present the current work by researchers from all over the world. The conference will host several core computing sessions such as
Workshop on Hybrid Computing and Keynote on Challenges in Computing. This year HiPC has leaped ahead in addressing the Computational challenges faced by Life Sciences Domain. The Conference will also discuss the same in a symposium on Next Generation Sequencing Techniques and associated infrastructure. The session involves participation from Industry experts, Academia and Researchers.

A tete- à-tete with industry experts will also help Job aspirants
know about the niche requirements of Life Science Industry and harness
the requisite skills.

As a part of our collaboration with the HiPC team, RSG-India members
are provided with an exclusive opportunity to avail a travel fellowship
to attend the conference. The fellowship can be used to claim Travel
expenses, accommodation and contribution towards the registration fee. . A
detailed document is attached with this mail. Please refer the same for
more details.

RSG-India will be representing the Indian Bioinformatics Student
community at The HiPC Venue via a Booth in the Industry Exhibits section.
We look forward to seeing you at our Booth

Feel free to mail us for any further clarification at

Best Regards

RSG's India, Singapore to collaborate on Student projects

Regional Student Groups of India and Singapore have decided to start a program of collaborations on student projects. The first project of this collaboration, a project on "Rational selection of drug targets based on the essential genes database" has been begun. People to work on this project were selected after a call for applications on the message board. The project is expected to be completed by December 2009

RSG-India featured in leading Indian newspaper

Regional Student Group - India was featured in the education supplement of 'The Hindu', a leading Newspaper. The article showcased RSG-India's work for the Bioinformatics student community in India and its efforts at promoting discussion and exchange of information within the student community.

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