Applications are invited for the Project Assistant position(s) in Aging Genomics group at the Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB), Bengaluru. Ongoing projects in the lab aim to understand amino acid dependent regulation and maintenance of cellular organelles in determining the longevity of an organism. We employ combination of molecular biology, micro biology , microscopic and genomics techniques to understand aging using budding yeast as a model organism. Successful candidates will be trained to perform both wet lab and in dry lab experiments, depending on the need of the project.

Initial offer will be made for 6 months and it can be extended based on the performance. Meritorious and enthusiastic candidates may be considered for the IBAB-Ph.D program.

Eligibility: M.Tech./B.Tech./M.Sc. in Biotechnology/Bioinformatics/any branch of Life Sciences. Freshers can also apply.

Preference: Candidates with the prior knowledge in handling microbial cultures and molecular biology techniques will be preferred. Individuals with experience in basic programming Linux/python/ R programming and NGS data analysis are also encouraged to apply.

  • Good organizational and time management skills, including the ability to maintain records.
  • Students with a research fellowship from any central/state government agencies such as CSIR, UGC, DBT or ICMR would be preferred.

Remuneration: Based on the qualification, experience and as per IBAB norms.

How to apply: Interested applicants should send a cover letter outlining their motivation and a CV that clearly demonstrates relevant practical expertise and skills as a single PDF file to on or before July 10, 2023.

Selection Procedure: Shortlisted candidates will be invited for a panel interview.

About the Institute: The Institute of Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology (IBAB) is a unique institute engaged in education, research, and entrepreneur support programs and is based at Electronic City, Bangalore. IBAB’s mission is to catalyze the growth of the biotechnology and bioinformatics industries in India. IBAB has a unique master’s degree program with dual specialization in Bioinformatics and Applied Biotechnology and an interdisciplinary Ph.D program. The institute has strong research programs in various disciplines such as Cancer Biology, Infectious diseases, synthetic biology, genomics, Big Data Biology, computational biology and bioinformatics as evident by the track record of well-trained and experienced faculties. IBAB has excellent infrastructure and environment suitable for cutting-edge research. For more details about IBAB, visit