PhD Program

PhD Program

The Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering comprises of BT (Biotechnology) and BME(Biomedical Engineering) as core academic groups.

BIOTECHNOLOGY (BT)
Minimum Eligibility for Admission:
1. First Class or 60% marks (55% for SC/ST) in M. Sc or equivalent degree in subjects related to Life Sciences/ Physics/ Chemistry OR B.Tech Biotechnology with:

  • a valid GATE score (eligible for Institute TAship/ RAship) OR
  • a valid CSIR/ UGC/ DBT JRF (eligible for FA category) OR
  • a valid ICMR JRF (not linked to ICMR project) (eligible for FA category) OR
  • Two year of relevant post M.Sc research experience (eligible only for project positions) OR
  • UGC/CSIR (Lectureship) eligible only for project position.

2. First Class or 60% marks (55% for SC/ST) in M.Tech or equivalent degree in Biotechnology

Research Areas:
Enzyme kinetics and enzyme secretion, microbial metabolism and regulation, aromatic hydrocarbon metabolism and genetic engineering, enzyme inhibitor design, peptide synthesis; protein structure, function and engineering; yeast molecular biology, transcriptional regulation of gene expression; microtubule dynamics and cancer chemotherapy, immunology, signal transduction, Glycobiology; molecular and membrane biochemistry: proteomics and systems biology, bacterial cell division, protein aggregation and neurodegenerative diseases, computational biology of nucleosome dynamics, Chromatin assembly and statistical dynamics, cytoskeletal dynamics, chromosome segregation during mitosis and meiosis in yeast. Regulation of gene expression in the malaria parasite, bioinformatics of parasite genomes, Autoimmunity, Cancer Immunotherapy, Tissue Resident T Cells, Cancer Biomarker

BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING (BME)
Minimum Eligibility for Admission:

First Class or 60% marks (55% for SC/ST) in :

  • M.Tech/M.E. or B.Tech/B.E. in Biomedical, Chemical, Computer Science, Electrical, Electronics, Telecommunications, Instrumentation & Mechanical Engineering, and Engineering Physics OR
  • M.Sc. or equivalent in Biochemistry, Biophysics, Biotechnology, ceramics, Chemistry, Electronics, Egronomics, Material Science, Mathematics, Molecular Biology, Physics and Physiology. OR
  • First class/division in MBBS degree in occupational Physiotherapy, with AIMS (PG Entrance Test) / MCI entrance examination for MD/MS (for Medical graduate)/MBBS with MD/MS OR
  • M.Pharm

Applicants desiring Institute financial support should have cleared GATE (for engineering and science graduates) or AIIMS/MCI/GIPMER/PGI-Chandigarch/ AFMC-Pune post graduate entrance examinations. Eligibility/ rank certificates are required for all such entrance examinations.

Research Areas:
Bioinstrumentation for diagnostics and therapeutics, Biomaterials, prostheses and medical devices, Physiological system modeling and analysis. Bioinstrumentation for early detection of carcinoma and tropical diseases, Biomedical transducers and sensors including biosensors and bioMEMS devices, Biostatics and mathematical modeling, Cardiac electrophysiology and muscle mechanics, Development and validation of novel biomaterials and implantable devices, Hemorheology and microcirculation, Neurophysiology, prosthetic devices including aids for the handicapped, Signal processing, Telemedicine and knowledge based systems, Autoimmunity, Cancer Immunotherapy, Tissue Resident T Cells, Cancer Biomarker.

FACULTY ADVISORS:
Prof. S. Maji / Prof. A. Kumar  - Biotechnology (BT)
Prof. S. Sen – Biomedical Engineering (BME)