Centre for Brain Research
An Autonomous Centre of Indian Institute of Science
Bangalore – 560012
Admission for Ph.D. Program – 2022
PhD position available in Dr. Smitha Karunakaran’s Laboratory at Centre for Brain Research (CBR)
Centre for Brain Research (CBR) invites applications from eligible and highly motivated Indian nationals for admission to its full-time Ph.D. Program beginning on August 1, 2022.
CBR is a recognized research centre for Ph.D. program by Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Karnataka. The Ph.D. degree will be awarded by MAHE.
CBR promotes interdisciplinary research in basic and clinical neuroscience to understand disorders of the aging brain through advanced genetic, biochemical, neuroimaging, and neurocognitive areas. These studies involve integrated approaches to understand age-related brain disorders at various levels from molecules to behavior using multiple model systems. CBR has state-of-the-art Next Generation Sequencing (NGS), GWAS, imaging, and other facilities to support this research.
Dr. Smitha Karunakaran’s Laboratory at CBR are looking for enthusiastic
, highly motivated, well-organized and detail oriented candidates with the degree Master of Science, with strong analytical skills, and with a strong interest in rodent learning and memory systems and behavioural testing in mouse models to study neural circuit mechanisms underlying Alzheimer’s disease.
Master’s degree in any branch of science or four-year bachelor’s degree in any
branch of Medicine/ Engineering/ Technology/ Pharmacy/ Veterinary Science.
Candidates in the final year of their respective courses are also eligible to apply, provided they successfully complete the course before July 31, 2022.
Preference would be given to those who have qualified national-level fellowship tests, such as CSIR-UGC NET for JRF/ UGC NET for JRF/ DBT-JRF/ ICMR-JRF/ INSPIRE fellows (for
Candidates interested to work in areas such as the neurobiology of disease, human genetics, bioinformatics and neuroimaging are encouraged to apply
Deadline – Candidates should submit their applications online latest by 5:30 PM, June 20, 2022.
Shortlisted candidates will be called for an interview. Selection will be based on academic
track record and interview performance.
|Online application for Ph.D. program opens on||30/05/2022|
|Last date to apply||20/06/2022|
|Announcement of list of shortlisted candidates||27/06/2022|
|Interview dates||04/07/2022 – 07/07/2022|
|Full-time Ph.D. program commences on||01/08/2022|
You can apply for the PhD program here
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