Project Fellow

 Hyderabad, Telangana


Role of Mesenchymal Stem Cells in Ocular Surface Repair and Immunomodulation


The Hyderabad Eye Research Foundation (HERF) at the L V Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) is a DBT-Centre of Excellence for Translational Research on Eye Diseases. Their research activities are empowered by basic research and clinical research faculties working together in all areas of ocular biology and vision science. There is funding support from DBT/DST/SERB/CSIR/ICMR as well as other international agencies such as the Wellcome Trust, Champalimaud Foundation Portugal, NIH USA and other bi-national collaborative programs. They are recognized by the Manipal University for the Ph.D. degree program.

Principal Investigator: Dr. Sachin Shukla, Scientist, Centre for Ocular Regeneration, Prof. Brien Holden Eye Research Centre, L. V. Prasad Eye Institute, Hyderabad

Age limit: 28 Years


Six Months (Extendable further subject to the performance of the candidate and availability of funds)


Rs. 16000/- p.m. (Consolidated)


M.Sc. in Life Sciences/​Zoology/​Biochemistry/​Biotechnology


Desirable: Preference will be given to candidates with hands-on experience in Mammalian Cell Culture and routine Molecular Biology techniques like PCR, SDS-PAGE, and Western Blotting.

To Apply

Interested applicants can e‑mail their updated CV to Dr. Sachin Shukla, email ID: sachin@​lvpei.​org on or before October 31, 2023. Shortlisted applicants will be informed by e‑mail. The position is purely temporary and co-terminus with the project. However, the candidate may be registered into the Ph.D. program, if eligible, based on performance evaluation after 6 months.

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