PhD at IMTECH, Delhi
Kochi, May 21, 2012: Director, Institute of Microbial Technology (IMTECH), has invited exceptionally motivated candidates to appear for a walk-in interview on June 27, 2012, (Reporting time 9.00 am to 12 noon) for pursuing doctoral research at IMTECH under the aegis of the PhD degree program being jointly run by IMTECH and the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi.
The areas / sub-areas for research are as follows :
(a) Molecular Biology :
Molecular biology of pathogens, gene silencing, stress tolerance, signal transduction, gene expression, genome-wide analysis.
(b) Cell Biology & Immunology :
Host- pathogen interactions, TB vaccine development, T- and B-cell activation, infectious agents & vaccine targets, protein trafficking.
(c) Protein Science & Engineering :
Structure-function relationships, design, folding,
engineering, stability, expression, structural analysis and modeling, crystallization, structure determination of proteins and structure- based drug designing etc.
(d) Applied & Environmental Microbiology :
Microbial diversity, environmental biotechnology, biotransformations, extremophiles and their metabolites.
(e) Bioinformatics :
Computer-aided vaccine and drug development, genome annotations, protein structure prediction, molecular simulations.
(f) Bio-organic Chemistry :
Enzymes and abzymes in organic synthesis, biocatalysis and bioactive molecules.
(g) Peptide Chemistry :
Peptide synthesis, conformational characterization and modelling.
(h) Biochemical Engineering :
Fermentation & downstream processing, process development and optimization, bioreactor modelling and control.
Eligibility and Selection :
Candidates with Master's Degree or equivalent in any branch of science (Physics, Chemistry, Life Sciences, Microbiology, Botany, Zoology, Physiology, Biochemistry, Biophysics, Biotechnology, Pharmacy) or in chemical / biochemical engineering and have qualified for obtaining research fellowship after passing CSIR/UGC NET or DBT JRF examination ('A' Category) or DST INSPIRE Fellowship or ICMR JRF examination are eligible to be interviewed.
How to apply :
Candiates have to bring with themselves, 3 copies of attested photograph and 2 original copies of filled-in form in the prescribed format (can be downloaded from www.imtech.res.in). Candidates can send the copy of filled-in form by email at email@example.com as an attachment. Also bring original and attested copies of :
(a) All certificates (school leaving, BSc, MSc, etc.)
(b) Proof of passing NET or other Junior Research Fellowship Examination (a copy of certificate or roll number along with newspaper clipping showing result with roll number should be highlighted). THOSE WHO ARE SELECTED WILL BE ASSIGNED LABS AND WILL BE REQUIRED TO PAY Rs.3000/- IN CASH TOWARDS REGISTRATION WHICH WILL BE IMMEDIATELY DONE AFTER SELECTION / ADMISSION. Reservation as per rules will be applicable to SC/ST/OBC candidates.
For details, logon to : http://www.imtech.res.in/images/phd/PhD_Advt_June-12.pdf