PhD Student Vacancies - Molecular Physiology and Nutrition

Job Details

Applications are invited for admission to PhD program in Molecular Physiology and Nutrition.

The research project(s) will focus on:

  • Epigenetic regulation of molecular pathways in the human placenta mediating effect of maternal malnutrition on fetoplacental growth
  • Molecular mechanisms and metabolomic profiles of metabolic disorders such as type 2 diabetes in South Asian Indians

Further details can be found at: http://sjri.res.in/nutrition/keypersonnel/Dr. Arpita Mukhopadhyay and http://sjri.res.in/nutrition/introduction

Qualifications, Experience and Aptitude:
Essential

  • Valid research fellowship offer from UGC / CSIR/ DBT/ ICMR in Life Sciences / Biotechnology
  • An interest in quantitative biology
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Desirable

  • Experience of research in an academic environment
  • Experience with writing and getting original articles / reviews published in peer-reviewed scientific journals
  • Basic data analysis/ statistical skills

How to Apply:
Applications should be sent to: Dr Arpita Mukhopadhyay (arpitam@sjri.res.in). Please include a contact telephone number and an email address where you can be easily reached. Academic references will be taken up for all short-listed candidates.