Sunday, 1 January 2012

Opening for MoES Project: 'Drugs from the Sea' sponsored by CDRI, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

In order to harness the bioactive principles from the vast marine biota occurring in Indian waters for human therapeutic purposes, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India, has been implementing a multidisciplinary and multi-institutional Research and Development programme on “Development of potential drugs from ocean (Short title: Drugs from the Sea)” since, 1991 with participation of several research labs & Universities under the coordination of CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute (CSIR-CDRI), Lucknow.
With a view to strengthen the scope of the program in the next Five Year Plan and draw more fresh talent, a call for research proposals under 'Drugs from the Sea' project is being made under the broad categories listed below. The marine bio-actives (extracts, fractions, isolated compounds and their analogues) will be evaluated for anti-cancer, anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory activities at the identified labs.
1. Collection, extraction & taxonomical identification of marine flora, fauna & microbes (including marine symbiotic microbes, marine endophytes etc).
2. Isolation of chemical constituents from marine flora, fauna & microbes and their submission for the bio-evaluation.
Researchers in universities, academic and research institutes in the country are invited to submit detailed project proposals in the prescribed format of MoES. The proposals should highlight prior art and investigator’s track record in performing the proposed activities, viz., collection, full characterization of species, extraction, fractionation, isolation of compounds, etc. The submitted proposals shall undergo peer-review followed by detailed evaluation and presentation before the Steering Committee. Adequate details should be provided in the proposal to facilitate rigorous evaluation. These projects shall be considered for funding by the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) for consumables, justifiable equipments and limited manpower costs initially for a three year period with yearly performance based renewal. The proforma of proposal is available on page 2. For any query the proponents may write to the Director, CSIR-CDRI, Lucknow (
A soft copy of the proposal is to be emailed to CDRI, Lucknow ( and five hard copies should be sent by post to Director, CDRI, Chattar Manzil Palace, Lucknow 226001, UP, India. Last date for submission of project proposal in response to this advertisement is one month from the date of publication.
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Opening for the post of faculty at BITS Pilani, India

BITS Pilani offers, from its campuses in Pilani, Goa, Hyderabad and Dubai, formal education and research programmes in Physical Sciences, Engineering, pharmacy, Social Sciences and Management. With a view to establish itself as one of India’s top researchled universities and be amongst the leading technical universities in the world, BITS Pilani has embarked upon an aggressive plan to expand its PG and Ph.D. research programmes, while consolidating its UG programmes.
BITS Pilani invites motivated and research- focused faculty with an outstanding academic background, and potential to excel in research and teaching, to apply for the positions of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor for its campuses in Pilani, Goa and Hyderabad in the following disciplines: Biological Sciences, Pharmacy and Public Health
Eligibility: Candidates with a recent Ph.D. in the respective discipline will be considered for appointment as Assistant Professor, while those with post-PhD experience of 6 years or more may be considered for higher positions. (The details concerning required background and experience, compensation and benefits, and growth opportunities are given at Faculty Recruitment). Candidates are required to upload their applications, with details of their educational background, experience and academic achievements. Candidates who only have an ME/MPhil in a discipline other than Biological Sciences and Pharmacy, but who are interested in pursuing a Ph. D., may be considered for appointment as Lecturer for up to six years to enable them to contribute to teaching while pursuing a Ph.D. degree. Details concerning this are also available at the above website.
Eligible candidates may apply anytime at the above website. The applications will be processed starting early Jan 2012. For more information, write to Dean, Faculty Affairs, BITS Pilani, Pilani 333 031, Rajasthan, or email:
BITS Pilani is an all-India institution declared as a “deemed to be university” established under Section 3 of UGC Act 1956. Accredited with “A” Grade by NAAC, the institute has been consistently ranked as the best private engineering & technology institute by leading magazines and newspapers. For more information on BITS Pilani please visit
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Notification for PhD entrance 2012 at IGIB, New Delhi, India

About Organisation: IGIB, a premier research institute of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), is one of the leading knowledge providers in India in the area of genomics and genome informatics. IGIB is a confluence of motivated researchers from multidisciplinary areas working synergistically in modern integrative biology. IGIB has developed domain expertise in genomics and established extensive partnerships and collaborations with medical institutes and universities. IGIB is amongst the globally recognized research institutes in the area of genomics and new biology.
Eligibility: 1. Masters' degree (M.Sc / M.Tech) with first class or equivalent grade in any branch of life sciences/ biotechnology, B.Tech candidates in biological sciences with first class may also apply. Shortlisted candidates will have to appear for a written test followed by an interview (see below).
2. Students possessing first class in MBBS / B.Tech (non-biological sciences) / M.Tech (non-biological sciences) / M.Sc (chemistry,physics / mathematics / statistics / computer science or allied subjects) with special interest in biology can also apply. Shortlisted candidates will have to appear for an interview (see below).
How to Apply: Applications, available at the Institute website (;;, have to be duly filled in and sent electronically on or before January 17, 2012. For any query please e-mail at
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Opening for the post of Research Scientist for ICMR sponsored project at VCRC, India

Candidates who possess qualifications mentioned below may attend the WALK-IN INTERVIEW on 06.01.2012 (Friday) between 9-00 AM AND 12.00 NOON with all the original certificates, including community certificate and recent passport size photograph for the post of RESEARCH SCIENTIST under an ICMR funded Project entitled “National network for genotyping of human lymphatic filarial parasite Wuchereria bancrofti from different endemic areas” The selected candidate will be appointed initially for a period of one year and the period may be extended depending upon his/her performance and availability of funds for another period of six months.
Post: Research Scientist
Essential Qualifications: 1st Class Master Degree in Microbiology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry or any other branch of Life Sciences from a recognized University
Desirable Qualifications: (i)Doctorate in related science from a recognized University.
(ii)Additional Post-doctoral research/teaching experience in the field of molecular biology, especially gene polymorphism, cloning and expression of genes and their sequencing, as evidenced by publications in reputed journals.
(iii)Knowledge of computer applications or business intelligence tools, date management.
Job Requirement: To carry out studies on frequency determination of genetic alleles/ polymorphism of genes of filarial parasites and phylogenetic and molecular analysis
Salary: Rs. 31,831/- pm + HRA admissible as per ICMR rules.
Walk in Interview: 06.01.12


Opening for Science graduate for the post of Manufacturing Chemist and Analytical Chemist at Ralson Remedies Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi, India

Company Name: Ralson Remedies Pvt. Ltd

Post Name: Manufacturing Chemist and Analytical Chemist

Qualification: B. Sc/ M. Sc/ D. Pharma/ B. Pharma/ M. Pharma

Location: J-38, Udyog Ngr, Rohtak Road, Delhi - 110007

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Fax: 011-25473735 (Fax your resume to The Managing Director)

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Opening for Pharmacist at Bio Zenesis Health Care Company, New Delhi, India

Post Name: Pharmacist
Experience Required: 0 to 10 years
Qualification: D. Pharma/ B. Pharma registered with state pharmacy council and licensed to dispense drugs.
Location: Delhi (North Delhi)
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Mobile: 09215278099, 09212378099