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Internship in Computational Biology and Bioinformatics – RGCB

This one-year internship program has an inter-disciplinary curriculum that rests on research strengths and infrastructure at the computational biology & bioinformatics facility at Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology. Using live demonstration platforms of high-end genomic analysis systems including next generation sequencing, advanced proteomics platforms, advanced bio-imaging, student seminars in addition to computer laboratory based courses, interns will get state of the art exposure and training in application of bioinformatics to biomedical research.The internship involves 8 months of hands on training in wet and dry laboratory methods and a four-month dissertation. This internship program is designed for students who would like to gain good knowledge and experience in Bioinformatics as a prelude to taking up a PhD course or look for employment opportunities. The subjects covered during the internship will include but not limited to:

• Systems Biology
• Genomic Informatics
• Proteomic Informatics
• Biomedical Text Mining
• Ontologies
• Data Integration
• Data Mining
• Protein Structure & Function
• Metabolomics
• Molecular Evolution
• Pathways & Networks
• Resource Development
• Scripting & Algorithms

Required Qualifications:

Admission to the Internship requires a first class degree in Engineering Sciences (Biotechnology/Computer Science), Medical/Dental/Pharmaceutical Sciences (MBBS or BDS or BAM or B.Pharm) or a Masters degree in Life Science, Medical Laboratory Technology, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics or Computer Science.

Internship Fees:

The internship fee for the 12-month program is Rupees 70,000 (Rupees Seventy thousand). This is payable as an initial admission fee of Rs. 10,000 followed by payments of Rs. 6,000 monthly from months 3 to 9. The final completion certificate will be given after payment of all fees.

Mode of Selection:

Selection will be based on interview and the top 5 candidates will be shortlisted for the program.To download application form click here. To download one-page brochure click here.The last date for receipt of completed application form is 30th April 2016. This Internship program will commence on June 2016.

How to Apply:

Please send the completed application form to the following address:

The Organizing Secretary,
Internship Program in Bioinformatics,
Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology- Bio Innovation Center, Transit Campus
KINFRA Film and Video Park, Sainik School P O, Chantavila, Kazhakuttom, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695585.

For more details please mail to: bioinfo@rgcb.res.in

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