Research Scholars Program 2018-2019 at National Institute of Animal Biotechnology
National Institute of Animal Biotechnology (NIAB) invites applications for its Research Scholars Program 2018-2019. NIAB is an autonomous and premier institute of the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India. The Institute wishes to develop and harness novel and emerging biotechnological tools and applications, and take up research in cutting-edge areas of generic and systemic levels for improving animal health and productivity which has relevance to human health and economy.
NIAB’s current research interests include
• host-pathogen interactions and pathogenomics
• next generation vaccines, diagnostics, adjuvants and drug delivery platforms
• nutrition, metabolomics and metabolic disorders
• genetics and genomics
• gene and protein engineering
• reproductive biotechnology
• transgenic technology
• human-animal interface and One Health
Eligibility and Selection Criteria
Individuals desirous of seeking admission must have a Master’s degree in any branch of Life Science (M.Sc., M.Tech., M.V.Sc., or M.Pharm). Candidates must also have secured CSIR/UGC/DBT/ICMR/INSPIRE NET JRF/UGC-RGNF or any other national research fellowship for 5 years. Applications will also be accepted from candidates who have secured a fellowship and have completed or are likely to complete the required courses in the academic year 2018-19.
Having a fellowship is mandatory for consideration. The terms and conditions, fellowship amount etc. will be governed by the awarding funding agency subject to the Rules and conventions of the Institute.
Application and Selection Procedure:
Candidates who meet the above eligibility criteria may attend the walk-in interview on 23 Jan 2019 between 10 am and 1 pm at NIAB new 100-acre campus behind University of Hyderabad, Gachibowli (Ph. No. 040-2312-0102). Candidates are required to bring all documents in original for attending the interview with one set of self-attested photocopies and one latest passport size photograph.
Candidates must make their own arrangements for any travel / boarding and lodging. No TA/DA will be paid by NIAB for attending the interview. Reservations are as per statutory norms. Single room hostel facilities will be provided. NIAB reserves the right to accept / reject applications or candidature or admission in case of any discrepancy observed at any stage.
Applications are invited for NIAB’s RSP 2018-2019 from highly motivated individuals who have secured national fellowships and who are willing to take up research work to meet the challenges in the above-mentioned areas. Those admitted as Research Scholars could be registered for PhD through a recognized University or through Regional Centre of Biotechnology, Faridabad, after completion of course work and any additional requirements.
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