Advertisement no: Student Internship/SERB/SRG/SSR/DLS/AD   Date:13/05/2022

Applications are invited for a Student Internship position in a SERB funded project entitled Development of late blight resistance in tomato by targeting the host susceptibility genes using CRISPR/Cas system at the laboratory of Dr. Ayan Das, Department of Life Sciences, Presidency University for the fulfilment of Scientific Social Responsibility.

Post: One Student-Internship

Project Duration: 2 Months (8 weeks)

Fellowship: 5000/- per month

Date and mode of interview: An Online Interview shall be conducted on 27th May, 2022 from 12 noon. The online link (Google meet) for the interview shall be send to the shortlisted candidates one day prior to the scheduled interview.

Essential Qualification:

· Postgraduate in Science in the fields of Life Sciences/ Biotechnology/ Botany/ allied subjects may apply.

· Candidates having expertise in basic Bioinformatics (like primer designing, experience of different sequence alignment programmes etc.), basic Molecular Biology and/or Plant Tissue Culture will be preferred.

· A minimum of 60% marks at undergraduate and postgraduate levels are required.

· The Student Internship Programme is open for students studying in Indian Universities/Institutes.

How to apply:

Interested candidates can apply for this post by sending an application letter to the Principal Investigator via email :( on or before 24th May 2022, 5 P.M.

The application includes:

1. A cover letter summarizing the application (how can you contribute to the project).

2. A recent CV (including name as per 12th grade mark sheet or government-issued photo identification document, academic qualification, postal address, mobile number) along with self-attested copies of all the relevant testimonials (original degree certificates, mark sheets, and proof of date of birth)

3. A copy of photo ID (proof for the name given in CV).

4. Project report/Dissertation report and publications (if any)

Candidates may contact PI for any further query.

Contact Details: Dr. Ayan Das, Assistant Professor, Department of Life Sciences, Presidency University, Kolkata. E mail:

How to Find Us

Presidency University
(Main Campus)

86/1 College Street
Kolkata 700073

Presidency University
(2nd Campus)

Plot No. DG/02/02,
Premises No. 14-0358, Action Area-ID
New Town
(Near Biswa Bangla Convention Centre)
Contact details Presidency University Students Corner