The International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB) – was established as a project of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in 1983. The Organisation has three Component laboratories with over 45 ongoing research projects in Infectious and Non-communicable diseases, Medical, Industrial and Plant Biology Biotechnology in: Trieste, Italy, New Delhi, India and Cape Town, South Africa.
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 contained facility etc.
Scales of Department of Biotechnology, Government of India.
How to Apply?
Interested applicants can send a brief research experience along with an updated CV to Shashi Kumar by e-mail: shashi.icgeb[at]gmail.com.
March 6, 2020