PhD Scholar Opportunity

PhD Scholar Opportunity in Neurodegeneration Research at BITS Pilani!

ONE PhD Scholar Position

Assessing the uptake of Paraquat (PQ) tagged with pyrazine-based fluorophores for testing their effect in the Drosophila model of neurodegeneration BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus

Deadline: 16 July 2024

Joining: At the earliest

Date: 1 July, 2024

Applications are invited for ONE position of Research Fellow on a project, “Assessing the uptake of Paraquat (PQ) tagged with pyrazine-based fluorophores for testing their effect in the Drosophila model of neurodegeneration” under the supervision of Prof. Meghana Tare and Prof. Bharti Khungar.

Deserving candidates check the eligibility criteria and qualification process of the PhD program of BITS Pilani (http://www.bitsadmission.com/phmain.aspx).

Scope of Work Essential Qualification Desirable Qualification
Establishing the Drosophila model of PQ-mediated neurodegeneration. Synthesis and characterization of fluorophores and analyzing the fluorescent activity of fluorophores in vivo for different modes of exposure M.Sc. Biology/Biochemistry or equivalent from a recognized Institute with at least 60% or equivalent scores Both Biology and Chemistry as subjects at the undergraduate level

 

Fellowship: ₹37,000 – ₹42,000 per month (based on the year of PhD and performance)

Duration: As per BITS Pilani norms (http://www.bitsadmission.com/phmain.aspx)

Place of work: BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus, Pilani

Application process: Please

apply with CV and Cover letter (emphasizing the alignment and justification with the roles/responsibilities/requirements) using this form https://forms.gle/2nhw6jbnHBrJGxKr5 (Copy and Paste the link in Browser)

Deadline: 16 July 2024

Preliminary shortlisting will be based on resume and telephonic/audio-visual interview within a week of last date of application. For final interview, the candidate will be informed through e-mail for interview. No TA/DA will be provided in case of personal interview. For more details, please contact:

Prof. Meghna Tare
Department of Biological Sciences
BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus
Email address [email protected]
Website: https://www.bits-pilani.ac.in/pilani/meghana-tare

Prof. Bharti Khungar
BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus
Email address [email protected]
Website: https://www.bits-pilani.ac.in/pilani/bharti-khungar

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