The B4 program aims to build a scientific research corridor and will engage scientists from India and Harvard through exchange programs. This program is a collaboration between the Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB), Bangalore, India and the Harvard South Asia Institute, Cambridge, MA. It is supported by: the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India and Department of Information Technology & Biotechnology and Science and Technology, Govternment of Karnataka.
The program builds upon the Resonance Program, a collaboration between MIT, Harvard, and IIT Delhi.
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 the Harvard South Asia Institute