Doctor of Philosophy Programme (DBS)
PhD Advertisement for Spring Semester 2017 (DBS)
Applications are invited from motivated candidates having master's degree such asM.Sc/MS/ME/M.Tech/MVSc/MSc(Ag) degree or equivalent (with minimum 55% marks) in:
- Any branch of biological sciences to pursue research in the broad fields of cellular and molecular biology, cancer biology, developmental biology, structural biology, chemical biology, plant molecular biology, behavioral biology and ecology, marine biology, neurobiology, biodiversity, microbiology, biophysics, bioinformatics, biotechnology and theoretical biology. Candidates from agricultural science and nutritional science backgrounds are also welcome to apply.
- Chemistry / physics / statistics / mathematics / computer application / computer science to pursue research in the interdisciplinary research areas as specified in the table below:
Interdisciplinary Research Area
Preferred background of the student from other areas
Gene Regulatory Networks using NGS approaches and plant stress genomics
Bioinformatics, Biostatistics, Statistics, Computer Application, Computer Science, Mathematics, Physics
Structural biology, Biomolecular NMR, Cryo-Electron Microscopy, Image processing, Molecular Modeling, Molecular Dynamics Simulations etc.
Computer Science, Chemistry
Nanomedicine, drug delivery, biomimetic chemistry, chemical biology, supramolecular chemistry, applied biomaterials, cancer biology, neurobiology
Chemistry having specialization in organic chemistry; structural biology, computational biology, Virology, Neuropathology, statistical analyses, computational modelling
Candidates having a valid fellowship like UGC/CSIR-NET JRF, DBT-JRF, ICMR-JRF, INSPIRE or other equivalent fellowships are strongly encouraged to apply.
* Please note that fulfilling the minimum essential criteria does not ensure that a candidate will be called for the interview. Additional short listing criteria might be set by the department based on academic records, experience and research interest of the candidates.
The profiles of the faculty members of the department can found in the following URL:http://www.iiserkol.ac.in/people/faculty/dbs
PhD application portal opens: 26.09.2016
Application portal closes: 18.10.2016
Publication of shortlist for interview: 26.10.2016
Tentative Interview dates: 19.11.2016 – 25.11.2016
Publication of PhD interview results: 02.12.2016
Preregistration portal opens: 02.12.2016
Preregistration deadline: 16.12.2016
PhD Registration: 29.12.2016