Research Position For PhD @ Centre For Human Genetics [Bangalore]: Apply by Nov 30: Expired


CHG faculty work on problems that lie at the interface of modern genetics and medicine, evolutionary biology, cancer biology and related disciplines. Besides offering training leading to a Master’s degree in Human Disease Genetics under the aegis of Bangalore University, CHG conducts short-term courses and training programs in human genetics and molecular cytogenetics. It also offers clinical services including genetic counselling for a range of genetic disorders and inborn errors of metabolism.

In partnership with the Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health, CHG conducts a post-MD fellowship program in Pediatric Genetics; the degree is awarded by the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore.

Interested candidates are invited to apply for a research position leading to a Ph.D., with the degree to be awarded by Manipal University.


Applicants who wish to carry out research towards a Ph.D. are expected to have:

  • a Master’s degree in Science or an MBBS degree,
  • cleared the CSIR/UGC National Entrance Test in the Life Sciences or the ICMR-JRF or an equivalent examination, and
  • assured financial support, for instance from a Junior or Senior Research Fellowship awarded by CSIR or ICMR.


  • Potential applicants are invited to go through the information provided on the
    CHG website.
  • The application should include a cv, marks obtained in the 10th and 12th standard and B.Sc., M.Sc./MBBS degree exams along with a recent photograph and a brief statement
    explaining why the applicant is interested in doing a Ph.D. in Human Genetics.
  • At least two referees should be requested to submit letters of recommendation
  • The last date for receipt of completed applications (and the letters of recommendation) is Nov 30.


For any queries, contact

Centre for Human Genetics
Biotech Park, Electronic City Phase 1
Bangalore 560 100
Tel: 91-80-28521832/28521833/28523596

For any further information, visit  the brochure here. 

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