Job for Senior Research Fellow, Junior Research Fellows at NABI

 

 

National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI) is an autonomous Institute under Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. NABI aims at catalysing the transformation of Agri-food sector in India by being a nodal organization for knowledge generation and translational science leading to value-added products based on Agri-Food biotech innovations for improved household nutritional security. Since its inception in 2010, NABI is involved in research activities for the Bio fortification, development of designer crops for improved nutrition, providing sustainable and novel solutions towards quality food and nutrition, and development of evidence based functional foods to counter malnutrition. Food and nutritional Biotechnology division at NABI requires following research personnel purely on temporary basis.

Senior Research Fellow for “Utilizing genome editing tools for nutritional improvement in wheat” (01 Position)

Emoluments:- Rs. 28000/- Per Month Plus HRA as per project

Essential qualifications: Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science OR Graduate /Post Graduate Degree in professional course selected through a process described through any one of the following:-
a) Scholars who are selected through National Eligibility Tests-CSIR-UGC-NET including Lectureship (Assistant Professorship) and GATE
b) The selection process through National Level examinations conducted by central government departments and their agencies and institutions such as DST,DBT,DAE,DOS,DRDO,MHRD,ICAR,ICMR,IIT,IISc,IISER etc.

Eligibility Criteria for Senior Research Fellow:- Qualification mentioned above with two years research experience. Age limit: As per Government Rules.

Duration: The appointment will be till 15th June, 2020 or till the termination of the project whichever is earlier.

Desirable qualifications: Preference will be given to candidates having qualification in any of the National Exams, good academic record, and research experience in the area of plant molecular biology (publications if any).

For Details:- Dr. Siddharth Tiwari, Scientist E (Project Investigator)
email:- siddharth@nabi.res.in;siddharthdna@gmail.com

Junior Research Fellow for “CRISPR/Cas mediated genome editing of genes for high pro-vitamin A accumulation and its stability in banana” (01 Position)

Emoluments:- Rs. 25000/- Per Month Plus HRA as per project.

Essential qualifications:
Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science OR Graduate /Post Graduate Degree in professional course selected through a process described through any one of the following:-
c) Scholars who are selected through National Eligibility Tests-CSIR-UGC-NET including Lectureship (Assistant Professorship) and GATE
d) The selection process through National Level examinations conducted by central government departments and their agencies and institutions such as DST,DBT,DAE,DOS,DRDO,MHRD,ICAR,ICMR,IIT,IISc,IISER etc.

Age limit:-
As per Government Rules.

Duration:
The appointment will be initially for a period of two years from the date of joining as JRF and further upgraded to SRF based on the assessment committee report. But in no case shall exceed the duration of the project i.e 22.03.2022

Objective of the project:-
1. Designing an efficient CRISPR/Cas tool and protoplast transformation protocol forgenome editing in banana.
2. Cloning of key targets from carotenoid pathway in CRISPR/Cas cassettes and their editing in banana genome.
3. Generation of genome edited banana lines and their analysis
4. Growth of events for maturity and fruit analysis for high pro-vitamin A content

For Details:- Dr. Siddharth Tiwari, Scientist E (Project Investigator)
email:- siddharth@nabi.res.in;siddharthdna@gmail.com

Junior Research Fellow for “Genomics-guided exploration of polyketide synthases for suistanable production of long chain omega-3 fatty acid via metabolic engineering ” (01 Position)

Emoluments :- Rs. 31000/- Per Month Plus HRA as per project Essential qualifications:- Post Graduate Degree in Basic Science OR Graduate /Post Graduate Degree in professional course selected through a process described through any one of the following:-
e) Scholars who are selected through National Eligibility Tests-CSIR-UGC-NET including Lectureship (Assistant Professorship) and GATE
f) The selection process through National Level examinations conducted by central government departments and their agencies and institutions such as DST,DBT,DAE,DOS,DRDO,MHRD,ICAR,ICMR,IIT,IISc,IISER etc.

Age limit:- As per Government Rules.

Duration: The appointment will be initially for a period of two years from the date of joining as JRF and further upgraded to SRF based on the assessment committee report. But in no case shall exceed the duration of the project.

Objectives of the project:-
1. Identification and selection of microbial PUFA synthase gene clusters through data mining.
2. Evaluation of microbes for omega-3 fatty acid production
3. Metabolic engineering in yeast for the production of omega-3 fatty acids.

For Details:- Dr. Hena Dhar, Inspire Faculty(Project Investigator)
email:- hena@nabi.res.in

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