The Centre for Brain Research (CBR), an autonomous centre of Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore has invited applications for admission to the full-time Ph.D. Program 2023 beginning on 1 August 2023.
CBR is a research centre for Ph.D. program recognized 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 brain aging and aging-related brain disorders. Those admitted to the Ph.D. program undergo extensive coursework that involves learning of basics and advanced neuroscience, genomics, computational biology, stem cell biology, biostatistics, and neuroimaging. These studies involve advanced genetic, biochemical, neuroimaging, neurocognitive, and computational approaches using multiple model systems.
Those interested to work in research areas such as molecular neuroscience, human genetics, bioinformatics, clinical science and neuroimaging, aligned with the mandate and vision of CBR are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility: Applicant should hold a Master’s degree in any branch of science or four-year bachelor’s degree in any branch of Medicine/ Engineering/ Technology/ Pharmacy/ Veterinary Science. Those in the final year of their respective courses are also eligible to apply, provided they successfully complete the course before July 31, 2023.
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 fellowship (for Ph.D.).
Application: Application can be submitted latest by 15 May 2023, at the link provided in the PhD Notification link at https://www.cbr.iisc.ac.in/
Selection: Shortlisted candidates will be called for in-person interviews at CBR in mid-June 2023. Selection will be based on academic record and interview performance.
List of candidates shortlisted will be announced on 26 May 2023, Friday. First round of online interviews will be held in late May/early June 2023. Final round of in-person interviews will be during the week beginning 19 June 2023. Ph.D. program will commence on 1 August 2023, Tuesday. All dates are tentative.
Further details of the program are available in the CBR Handbook for Ph.D. Students.
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