Junior Research Fellow

 Mangalore, Karnataka


Differentiation of human pluripotent stem cells into functional β islets using bioactive lipids


Yenepoya Research Centre is looking for committed candidates for Junior Research fellow position(s) who are interested in enrolling for their PhDs in the Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine Division, Yenepoya Research Centre, Yenepoya (Deemed to be University), Mangalore-575018, Karnataka, Indi.

This project aims at developing efficient methods for in vitro generation of pancreatic β islets for stem cell transplantation based therapeutics for diabetics. The scope of this project is only in-vitro generation/​differentiation of pancreatic β islets from human pluripotent (embryonic or induced pluripotent) stem cells. The underlying work of the Principal Investigator Dr. Bipasha Bose pertaining to this project can be available on the links https://​www​.ncbi​.nlm​.nih​.gov/​p​u​b​m​e​d​/​2​2​8​97387; https://​www​.ncbi​.nlm​.nih​.gov/​p​u​b​m​e​d​/​2​4​5​59920

All other research publications of the PI is available on this link.


3 years

Position is purely temporary and is co-terminus with the project. Extension without fellowship/​partial University support or possible mentorship to obtain subsequent fellowship can be offered to the research fellows enrolled for PhD with due considerations for the completion of the PhD wor.


INR 25,000 per month + HRA (as per DST project norms). Own fellowship for the CSIR/DBT/UGC-NET qualified candidates


Master degree in any branch of biological sciences with a minimum of 60% marks. Candidates who have qualified any national level eligibility test such as CSIR/DBT/UGC-NET will be preferred. Also, candidates who have prior experience of working in a research laboratory with a minimum of 2 years of hands-on research experience with mammalian cell culture/​stem cell culture, flow cytometry and any of the molecular biology techniques need to apply. Ability to work independently, and as a team player; candidates with emotional grit and with research publication(s) will be given preference. An excellent written and verbal communication skill in English is essential 

To Apply

Interested candidates may submit their detailed CV with the subject line Junior Research Fellow position in DST project or ongoing Stem cell projects” to the PI: Dr. Bipasha Bose, Associate Professor., Yenepoya Research Centre, Yenepoya (Deemed to be University) via email to Bipasha.​bose@​yenepoya.​edu.​in, boseshenoystemcell@​gmail.​com on or before 26 Jan, 2019. Interview will be conducted in the first week of February, 2019 

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