JRF Openings @ TDU Bengaluru | Januaury 2021

JRF positions available at TDU, Bengaluru-64

The University of Trans-Disciplinary Health Sciences and Technology (TDU) Position: JRF (2 No.) and Forestry college, Sirsi, UAS, Dharwad (JRF 1) and IWST (1) 

Interested can contact: mohan.kumar@tdu.edu.in

Eligibility: M.Sc/M.Tech Molecular biology, Biochemistry, bioinformatics or any area of Life Science with good academic standing with desirable experience. Candidates should have qualified with NET or Gate

 

Requirement: immediately 

1. JRF (1 No.)
 
Project1: Multi-omic approaches and mass spectrometry based tissue metabolite imaging towards understanding metabolites localisation and metabolic pathways in specific cell/tissues of key medicinal plant, Dysoxylum binectariferum
 

Eligibility: M.Sc/M.Tech Molecular biology, Biochemistry, bioinformatics or any area of Life Science with good academic standing with desirable experience. Candidates should have qualified with NET and Gate 

 

Place of working: The University of Trans-Disciplinary Health Sciences and Technology (TDU)

Funding Agency: SERB, DST, Govt. of India 

Duration: 1 years

Fellowship: As per SERB, DST norms

Skills sets required

· Molecular and biochemical techniques
·Experience in RNA isolation, Synthesis of cDNA. PCR, RT-PCR, qPCR, cloning and transformation.
· Bioinformatics: transcriptome analysis 
 

Contact: mohan.kumar@tdu.edu.in Last date for submitting CV: 31 Jan 2021

 

Project 2: on “Genomics and population genetics of forest tree species Red sander”

 

2. JRF position 

Duration: 2 years



Fellowship: As per DBT norms, Rs. 31,000/- per month + HRA 

 

Eligibility: M.Sc/M.Tech in Bioinformatics, Molecular biology or any area of Life Science with good academic standing with desirable experience. Candidates should have qualified with NET or Gate 

 

Desirable Qualification: Research interests/experience in molecular biology, biotechnology, bioinformatics and basic knowledge in plant Biology is essential.

 

Job requirements: 


· Field collection of samples from Eastern Ghats and Western Ghats 

· DNA and RNA isolation of different populations of collected 

· Genomic and transcritptome sequencing. SSR SNP and EST analysis

· insilico analysis of polymorphic markers, Genotyping and metabolic pathways analysis

· Candidate should work between the labs of IWST and TDU

· Establishing the Bioinformatic lab and analysis      

· Report/book/manuscript writing 

 

The candidates are expected to have the following experience

· Experience in molecular biology techniques and in field biology work. 

· Experience in Next generation sequencing analysis of DNA and RNA-seq data

· Ability to analyse raw primary data generated by Illumina next generation sequencing platform and create troubleshoot custom analysis pipelines.

· Primer design and restriction mapping 

Ability to handle all downstream secondary and tertiary data analysis using commercially available as well as open source software

· Apart from these, the applicant should have knowledge of the following: scripting language: R, perl and/or Python

·      Operating system: Unix and Windows

·      Exposure to NGS Analysis tools like: BWA, Bowtie, SAM tools, BEDTools, Galaxy, Tophat Cufflinks, FastQC, Trimgalore, Trinity, RSEM,edgeR, DESeq,understanding of Statistics using: Microsoft Excel and R

·      Genome Browser: Ensemble, JBrowser, IGV

10. Ability to use SNPs, repeats analysis and Population StudyAnalysis Tools like: MIcroSAtellite Identification (MISA), VarScan, RepeatModeler, RepeatMasker, Functional Annotation Tools: Trinotate, MAKER-P, Augustus, Blast2GO, TargetP etc.

11. Familiar with population genetic analysis tools:  ARLEQUIN , POPGENE, BOTTLENEC, DNASPFSTATLAMARCSTRUCTUREetc  and Phylogenetic analysis:MEGA, PHYLIP, PAUP* 4.0CLUSTALetc

 

Project 3: Development of sustainable technology for the production of anticancer chromone alkaloids, rohitukine and dysoline from Indian forest trees" 

Duration: 2 years



Fellowship: As per DBT norms, Rs. 31,000/- per month + HRA, Extendable to 3rd year 

 

Work Place: Sirsi, Karnataka. Also ready to work between two labs COF, Sirsi and TDU, Bengaluru

 

Eligibility: M. Sc in life sciences with NET or Gate qualifications

3.JRF one position at Forestry college, Sirsi , Co-PI: Dr. Jagadesh  (1)

 

Job requirements/ Skills sets required 

·      Field collection of samples from Western Ghats 

·      Field work and Cultivation of plant species in agro-forestry mode. 

·      Molecular and biochemical techniques

·      Botany and molecular phylogeny 

·      Isolation and purification metabolites 

·      GIS and Niche modelling 

·       Data mining

·      Selected candidate should work between the labs of TDU and Forest college, Sirsi 

·      Report/book/manuscript writing 


To apply: Interested candidates may submit their detailed CV with the subject line, “JRF for DBT-SERB-NBA  project” to the Principal Investigator, Dr. Mohana Kumara P, Associate Professor, TDU, Bengaluru, mohan.kumar@tdu.edu.in 


Last date for submitting CV; Feb 10,  2021


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