PhD Positions: Indo-Korean Project University of Delhi

Two positions are available for highly motivated, qualified candidates with demonstrated interest in reproductive biology and biotechnology for pursuing doctoral research (PhD) at the Laboratory of Reproductive Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering, Konkuk University, South Korea. The key areas of research include nuclear transfer, transgenesis and embryonic stem cell studies in porcine, bovine and mice with the central goal of tranasgenically modified cloned animal production and analysis for xenotransplantation and cell based therapy. One position is also available for PhD in avian transgenesis.

Person applying for the later position would be provided training in our recent novel retroviral vector system but should have prior experience with basic molecular biology tools and should be willing to work with chicken flock. Fellowships are available for qualified candidates on competitive basis that would cover tuition fee, accommodation and living expenses depending on the caliber of the student. Prior experience with embryo/cell/molecular biological research is required.

One Ph.D position is required in the area of Cell signaling in the laboratory of Dr. Rita Singh. Candidate must have good academic record and students with JRF will be preferred.

Interested candidates can send their curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation and statement of purpose To Dr. Rita Singh, Indo-Korean Collaborator, Department of Zoology, University of Delhi, Delhi-110007 (ghrika_s@yahoo.com). Last date of receipt of applications is 30th June 2009.

Department of Animal Biotechnology,
Bio-Organ Research Center,
Konkuk University,
1, Hwayang-dong, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul 143 701,
South Korea

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