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ICAR is Providing Three Student Internships, Hurry!

Chintu Das
Chintu Das
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3 Student Internship vacancies in SERB-DST sponsored projects have been declared by the Division of Genetics, ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, for a term of 2 months only, each with a fixed emolument of Rs.5000/- per month.

The following is the SERB-DST funded programs and qualifications for the three Student Intern positions:

Program 1:

Fine mapping of a novel leaf rust resistance gene in T. repens. militinae derivative ‘TMD 11-5' (1 position): Those seeking a Master's degree in Life Sciences/ Agriculture with a specialty in Genetics / Plant Breeding / Genetics and Plant Breeding / Biotechnology and a minimum of 60% in 10th, 12th, and Graduate school. Fine mapping of novel leaf rust resistance gene in T. militinae derivative ‘TMD 11-5’ (1 position). Experience with molecular markers and computer capabilities are desirable.

Program 2:

Using RNA-Seq and Genotyping-by-Sequencing methods, we are unraveling the candidate genomic regions controlling MYMIV tolerance and extra-earliness traits in mungbean. Those seeking a Master's degree in Life Sciences or Agriculture with a specialty in Genetics or Plant Farming or Genetics and Plant Breeding or Biotechnology or Microbiology or Pathology and 60% scores in 10th, 12th, and Graduate school. Experience of RNA sequencing and genotyping by sequencing methods is favored.

Program 3:

Utilization of chickpea germplasm to identify gene(s)/QTL for nodulation through association mapping. Students seeking a Master's degree in Life Sciences/ Agriculture with a specialty in Genetics / Plant Breeding / Genetics and Plant Breeding / Biotechnology/Microbiology/ Agronomy and having earned 60 percent or more in their 10th, 12th, and Graduation stages. Experience with nodulation characteristics and molecular markers is favored.

The complete announcement can be found at https://www.iari.res.in/ (Announcements > Contractual Jobs/Results).

Application:

The Notification comes with an application format. The completed and signed document in the specified format, as well as copies of certificates/Mark sheets, should be emailed to student.interngen.2021@gmail.com by March 29, 2021.

Selection: 

Shortlisted students will be contacted for an online interview on March 31, 2021, beginning at 10 a.m. Once chosen, the student must have a No Objection Certificate from their current institute in order to participate in Lab practices for two months.

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