NEHU Protein Biochemistry JRF Openings

Department of Zoology
School of Life Sciences
Shillong-793 022

Applications along with the biodata and attested copies of all certificates are invited for two positions of Junior Research Fellows in a Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India, sponsored research project entitled “Purification and characterisation of glycerol kinase and glycerol-3- phosphate dehydrogenase (cytosolic and mitochondrial) from Homo sapiens for their critical role in type 2 diabetes” (BT/PR31051/MED/30/2100/2019 dated 05/08/2020), sanctioned to Dr. Bidyadhar Das (PI) and Dr. Devendra K. Biswal (Co-PI) for a period of 3 years. The applications should reach the PI on or before 15th September 2020. The details of the research project are given below: 

Name of the Principal Investigator Dr. Bidyadhar Das Department of Zoology, NEHU Shillong-793022 

Name of the CoInvestigator Dr. Devendra K. Biswal Bioinformatics Center, NEHU Shillong-793022 

Name of the Sponsor DBT, GoI, New Delhi 

Duration of the position Three years 

JRF Fellowship As per DBT, GoI, rules and regulations 

Age limit Less than 28 years as on 15/08/2020 (Age relaxation for SC/ST/OBC/PHD candidates as per GoI norms) 

Essential Qualifications M. Sc. in Zoology/ Biochemistry/ Biotechnology/ Bioinformatics with minimum of 55% marks in the qualifying examination (with relaxation as per GoI rules). 

Candidates with NET (UGC-CSIR)/ GATE and 

• experiences in protein expression in E. coli/ yeast, and protein purification and molecular biology would be preferred, and/or 
• experiences in handling various bioinformatics software for protein chemistry (like Schrödinger platform/ Discovery Studio/ PyMol/ HKL-3000/ Coot/ CCP4) would also be preferred. 

No TA/DA is admissible for attending the interview, if you are called for. 

Bidyadhar Das (PI) 
+919436101698 (M)

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