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CALL FOR JUNIOR RESEARCH FELLOWS 

NOTE: PLEASE READ THE INSTRUCTIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE APPLYING 

Date: 04.01.2021


Applications are invited from suitable candidates for two JRFs to work on the following DBT and SERB-funded projects at the Department of Biological Sciences, BITS-Pilani Hyderabad Campus.

 

PROJECT 1:

Title of the project: "To improve the efficiency of genome editing with CRISPR-Cas9 and- to create novel sources of epigenetic variation in plants" 

Duration of the project: 3 years 

Project position and number: Junior Research Fellow (1) 

Fellowship amount: Rs 31,000 + HRA 

Funding agency: DBT

This project is in collaboration with ICAR-IIRR, Hyderabad and CSIR-NEIST, Jorhat. 

PROJECT 2: 

Title of the project: "To delineate domain-specific functions of Histone Deacetylase 6 (HDA6) in gene regulation and genomic instability and- to develop a novel non-transgenic epigenetic mutagenesis tool for plant improvement via HDAC modulation" 

Duration of the project: 3 years 

Project position and number: Junior Research Fellow (1) 

Fellowship amount: Rs 31,000 + HRA 

Funding agency: SERB 

Selected candidates are expected to register for Ph.D. program of BITS-Pilani Hyderabad campus, subject to the fulfillment of the requirements. 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:

 

  Candidates with CSIR-UGC (JRF/LS)/DST-Inspire fellows/DBT-JRF under Category I and II /GATE qualified CAN ONLY APPLY

 

  M.Sc/M.E/M.Tech in Biological Sciences, Biotechnology, Plant Biotechnology, Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Genetics. Please do not apply if you do not have Master’s degree from any of the above listed disciplines.

 

  Previous experience in Plant Molecular Biology and Bioinformatic analysis of sequencing data (like NGS) is highly desirable.

Interested candidates with the above-mentioned qualifications may send the CV in the attached format by February 07, 2021 (last date), to the Principal Investigator, Gireesha T. Mohannath via email to: gireeshalab@gmail.com


Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview (online or in-person).

 

More Info: https://www.bits-pilani.ac.in/uploads/Advertisement%20for%202JRFs%2004012021.pdf


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