Kalyani, West Bengal: National Institute of Biomedical Genomics (NIBMG), Kalyani (West Bengal), an autonomous institution under Department of Biotechnology, has invited online applications for Doctoral Research program (leading to PhD) in BioMedical Genomics including Statistical Genomics. Research on Biomedical Genomics encompasses research on all aspects of genetics and genomics inrelation to human health and disease, as well as validation by cellular and molecular biology methods.
Key Dates: The closing date for submission of applications is 31 December 2017. Candidates should apply online via web link: http://apply.nibmg.ac.in (no other form of application will be accepted).
The broad areas of research on which students are expected to work are listed below:;
- Cancer Genomics and Epigenomics
- cenomics and Epigenomics of Complex Human Diseases (including Microbiome Biology)
- Genomics and Epigenomics of lnfectious Disease Biology
- Systems Biology and Computational Biology
- Statistical Genomics
Master’s degree in a relevant discipline (Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, Statistics, Bioinformatics, Zoology, Physiology, Biophysics or related disciplines).
Candidates in general category must have secured at least 55% aggregate in Master’s degree. This will be relaxed for reserved categories as they are only required to successfully complete Master’s degree.
An applicant should have passed the NET conducted by c5lR/ucc/lcM R/DBT/N BHM AND must have a valid award letter of Junior Research Fellowship from CSIR, UGC, ICMR, DBT, NBHM. Candidates who have qualified for Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship or any other fellowship for the reserved categories are encouraged to apply.
Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrable research training in the form of summer training or short-term courses in established research laboratories in preparation for a research career In biomedical sciences. This condition is not applicable to individuals belonging to reserved categories.
For eligibility criteria, how to apply and other details, candidates should visit Admission Notification, uploaded on the official website of National Institute of Biomedical Genomics.