Presidency University Undergraduate Summer Research Program in Biotechnology 2021. Coordinator, School of Biotechnology.
Presidency University Undergraduate Summer Research Program in Biotechnology 2021
The ‘School of Biotechnology (SBT)’ at the Rajarhat Campus of Presidency University aims to provide research-centric education and skill enhancement training in sophisticated technologies by enabling the trainees to work in laboratory environment in various disciplines of biotechnology. Departmental website: https://www.presiuniv.ac.in/web/biotechnology.php
Aligning with the aim, SBT invites applications from motivated undergraduates for research and hands-on training opportunities for 8 weeks during June and July 2021.
Highlights of the training program:
Students pursuing an undergraduate degree (B.Sc./BS/B.Tech.) with a major in Life sciences or Biotechnology or allied subjects and completed at least the second semester of a 3-year/4-year course in any accredited university/ institution of India may apply.
Each student will be associated with one of the research groups of SBT
Students will be trained in various routine and some lab-specific assays will study and present scientific literature, will perform experiments and analyze data and will prepare a final report
Additionally, everyone has to attend a mandatory course in ‘Bioethics and Biosafety’
Research areas: Plant biotechnology, RNA biology, Tumour Virology, Neurobiology, Cell, and molecular biology, Cancer biology, Host-microbe interaction, Immunobiology. Please check the research interests of individual PIs: https://www.presiuniv.ac.in/web/biotechnologyfaculty.php
A certificate will be provided upon completion of the training program
Eligible candidates need to send a recent CV with academic credentials, a Statement of Purpose (SOP) of maximum of 300 words, and one reference letter to the mentioned e-mail. The applicant also needs to mention three preferred PIs from the 13 PIs of SBT
Selection of the students will be made based on these parameters, and the selected students will be intimated. There will be no separate test/interview. The number of vacancies for 2021: 12
Once selected, each applicant must pay Rs. 6000 for the whole duration of the program using the University payment portal.
There will be no TA/DA/ other allowances or hostel accommodation for this tenure
At the time of joining, the students need to submit a no-objection letter from their respective Head of the Department
For application or any further query of this course, please email: [email protected]
Duration of the program: Tentatively from 1st June, 2021 to 30th July, 2021
Start date of Application : 22nd March, 2021
Last date of Application : 9th April, 2021
Intimation of short-listed candidates: 20th April, 2021
Payment of fees: 21st-23rd April, 2021