For current Ph.D. openings, Click here for details.  Last Date of Application has been extended till November 15, 2018


Ph.D. Studentship:Prospective PhD candidates who are creative, highly motivated & willing to work in a multidisciplinary environment on challenging scientific projects are welcome to apply. The current projects are broadly based on RNAi, microRNAs, epigenomics and disease biology (cancer and neurodegenerative diseases) integrating both experimental and bioinformatics approaches.

Desirable Experiences:
Applicants interested to work on experimental projects should have strong background in biotechnology or molecular biology with sufficient expertise in commonly used molecular biology tools and/or cell culture techniques. Prior working experience with RNAi would be an added advantage.

Applicants interested to work on bioinformatics projects should have strong background in computer science/bioinformatics/statistics or any branch of biological sciences with sufficient skills in any of the programming languages (Perl/Java/R/C/C++). A background in computational genomics would be an advantage. Prior experience in using existing bioinformatic programs and tools for genome analysis, biological soft computing and pattern recognition, microarray data analysis, knowledge of public genomic databases & parsing data from databases is a plus. Strong programming skills are essential.

Additionally, the prospective candidates for PhD should have M.Sc/MTech and must have qualified at least GATE/NET-LS OR may have qualified JRF examination from any of the following Govt of India funding agencies- CSIR/UGC/DBT/ICMR.

Contact: Interested students are advised to contact Dr. Bibekanand Mallick, the Principal Investigator at with an updated CV, a statement of interest and names of two references.

Student Internship/Training: Students interested for summer internship in our lab during the months of May to July should apply through SRF programme conducted by three national Science Academies of India. Our Institute as well provide summer internship which is advertised well in advance on our Institute website ( Our lab at present do not accept students for training who are not selected through above two routes.

Project Openings

We will be recruiting JRFs/SRFs leading to their Ph.D in a sponsored project. Interested applicants may send their interest at attaching their updated C.V. and names of at least two referees. Keep checking this page for more updates.

**You will not hear anything from us unless you are found suitable for our projects (usually emailed within 4 weeks).