full-time PhD Programme
Degree awarded by Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE)
About the PhD programme: Admissions are open for the PhD programme at the Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB). The institute has been running this programme since 2009. 14 students are currently enrolled and 4 have successfully completed the programme and received their degrees. The institute has excellent research infrastructure. All the faculty have PhDs and post-doctoral experience in top national or international laboratories. They also have an excellent publication record. For more details about the research at IBAB, visit http://ibab.ac.in/index.php/faculty/core/
The institute is looking for PhD students in the following areas: Structural biology and informatics; Drug discovery; Transcriptomics and biomarker discovery; Data analytics and systems biology; Microbial genomics; Disease genomics; Network biology; Synthetic biology; Epigenetics and image informatics; Mathematical biology; Genomics; Computational biology; Infectious disease biology; Business analytics; and Policy research.
IBAB is an autonomous young institute based in Electronics City, Bengaluru. The mandate of the institute is to catalyze the growth of the biotech industry through education, research and entrepreneurship programmes. Currently the educational programmes of the institute include an inter-disciplinary masters’, a PhD programme and a recently launched Postgraduate Diploma in Big Data Biology. The institute has a wonderful placement record for its masters’ students, both in industry and in academia, including internationally. The institute has an excellent research infrastructure including sophisticated laboratories and equipment suitable for cutting edge research. The faculty have received funding from various sources and have an impressive publication record. IBAB has an incubation programme for startup companies, and has incubated over 25 companies so far. Several of them have won prestigious awards and some have already been successful in the market place. The institute is located in an 80-acre biotech park, the Bangalore Helix. It’s neighbours are the Bangalore Bioinnovation Centre (BBC), an excellently-equipped incubation centre which is incubating about 40 young life science start-ups, and the Centre for Human Genetics. For further details, check out www.ibab.ac.in.
Selection Procedure for eligible candidates:
How to apply
Candidates must send their research statement along with their updated CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.