Junior Research Fellow (JRF) – ICGEB, Research Fellow positions are available to work in a research project at International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), New Delhi. The project is funded by the Department of Biotechnology (Govt. of India).
Job Vacancy in Metabolic Engineering Group
The ICGEB is a unique intergovernmental organization initially established as a special project of UNIDO. Fully autonomous since 1994, it runs 46 state-of-the-art laboratories, in Trieste, Italy, New Delhi, India and Cape Town, South Africa and forms an interactive network with over 65 Member States.
It plays a key role in Biotechnology worldwide for excellence in Research, Training and Technology Transfer to industry to contribute in concrete terms to the achievement of sustainable global development and operates within the United Nations System.
Junior Research Fellows (JRF)
Two positions are vacant for carrying out metabolic engineering research on algal strains to enhance biomass productivity and alter lipid content in the DBT- BioEnergy/ Mission Innovation program supported by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India.
To contribute in the area of bioenergy using innovative synthetic and systems biology approaches.
MSc/MTech in Life Sciences/Biotechnology/Microbiology. GATE; CSIR NET–JRF/LS or DBT JRF Cat. I/II will be preferred.
Wet lab research experience is mandatory, for carrying genetic engineering and biotechnological research in photosynthetic organisms.
- Design and construct vectors
- DNA cloning
- Genetic transformation of organisms with DNA vectors
- PCR, RT-PCR, ddPCR
- Southern blot analysis
- DNA sequencing, and maintenance of transgenic cultures in the contained facility, etc.
Scales of Department of Biotechnology, Government of India.
Deadline: 6 March 2020 is the deadline for receiving applications.
Junior Research Fellow (JRF) – ICGEB
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