The Disease Epigenomics group at IBAB is looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic Junior Research Fellows (JRFs)/Project Assistants to work on Cancer Epigenetics and Epigenomics, 3D genome organization, Epithelial to Mesenchymal Transition and on cancer stem cells.

The work will involve experimental and computational components of next generation sequencing (ChIP and ATAC sequencing, RNA sequencing, single cell transcriptomics), high end imaging, machine learning and molecular biology approaches.

Qualifications : M.Sc./ M.Tech./B.Tech. in Biotechnology/Bioinformatics /any branch of Life Sciences with a passion for research. Candidates with experience in mammalian cell culture and molecular biology techniques are strongly encouraged to apply. Candidates who show exceptional performance will be registered for a Ph.D. at the Institute after a performance review at the end of 6 months.

Salary: Rs. 31,000 per month with HRA for candidates who have qualified national level examinations like GATE, CSIR-NET, DBT-JRF,etc.. Highly motivated candidates who have not qualified any national level examination will be absorbed and paid according to the norms of IBAB.

Application Procedure:
Candidates interested in the position may visit the lab webpage at to understand the ongoing work in the lab. Applications may be sent to with a covering letter detailing their motivation and skills and the latest Curriculum Vitae on or before 4th September 2023.

The subject of the email should be ‘Application for the JRF/ Project Assistant at the Disease Epigenomics Lab’. Candidates shortlisted on the basis of the credentials will be called for an interview.

About the Institute: IBAB is an autonomous institute based in Electronics City, Bangalore. The institute has an excellent research infrastructure with sophisticated laboratories and equipment including High End Sequencer for cutting edge research. The Institute is located in the 80-acre Bangalore Helix Biotech Park. Its neighbours are the Bangalore Bioinnovation Centre (BBC), an excellently-equipped incubation centre with about 50 young life science start-ups and the Centre for Human Genetics.