Centre for Brain Research PhD Admissions 2022-23 (Mid Year): Dates, Application Form

Centre for Brain Research PhD Admissions

Centre for Brain Research PhD Admissions 2022-23 (Mid Year) – Centre for Brain Research (CBR) an autonomous centre in Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore invites applications for PhD admission (full-time) for the academic session 2022-23 (Mid Year) beginning on 01 February 2023.

Check more details on the Centre for Brain Research PhD Admissions 2022-23 (Mid Year) below here.

Centre for Brain Research PhD Program

  • CBR is a recognized research centre for the PhD program by Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Karnataka. The PhD degree will be awarded by MAHE.
  • CBR promotes interdisciplinary research in basic and clinical neuroscience to understand disorders of the aging brain through advanced genetic, biochemical, neuroimaging, and neurocognitive areas. These studies involve integrated approaches to understand age-related brain disorders at various levels from molecules to behavior using multiple model systems. CBR has state of the art Next Generation Sequencing (NGS), GWAS, and imaging facilities to support this research.

Areas of research

Candidates who apply must be interested in one or more of the following topics of research:  

  • How human genetic variations affect neurodegenerative conditions: a whole genome perspective from large-scale studies
  • Exploring the role of sleep and physical activity in cognitive functioning using wearable biosensors
  • Studying the association of cardiometabolic and vascular risk factors with dementia
  • Non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease in an animal model and investigating the molecular underpinnings of the disease progression
  • Elucidating the role of vascular dysfunction in Alzheimer’s Disease pathology using animal models
  • Non-invasive brain stimulation for diagnosis and remediation of cognitive impairment
  • Exploring the role of gene regulation in predicting biological and chronological aging in the brain
  • Expanding the mutational spectrum of neurodegenerative diseases in Indian populations

Centre for Brain Research PhD Admissions 2022-23 (Mid Year) Important Dates

Online application for Ph.D. program opens on03 Nov 2022
Last date to apply25 Nov 2022
Announcement of list of shortlisted candidates15 Dec 2022
Interview datesEarly January 2023
Full-time Ph.D. program commences on01 Feb 2023

Eligibility Criteria

  • Master’s degree in any branch of Science or four-year bachelor’s degree in any branch of Medicine/ Engineering/ Technology/ Pharmacy/ Veterinary Science.
  • Candidates in the final year of their respective courses are also eligible to apply, provided they successfully complete the course before July 31, 2023.
  • Preference would be given to those who have qualified national level fellowship tests, such as, CSIR-UGC NET for JRF/ UGC NET for JRF/ DBT-JRF/ ICMR-JRF/ INSPIRE and GATE fellows (for Ph.D.).
  • Candidates interested to work in the areas of neurobiology of disease, human genetics, bioinformatics and neuroimaging are encouraged to apply.

Application Process

  • Candidates can apply online on official website https://www.cbr.iisc.ac.in/

Selection Process

  • The Online applications will be screened and the shortlisted candidates will be called for online interview.
  • Candidates will be selected for PhD program based on their academic record and performance in the interview process.

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Centre for Brain Research PhD Admissions 2022-23

Centre for Brain Research PhD Admissions 2022-23

Online application for Ph.D. program opens on30/05/2022
Last date to apply (Extended)20/06/2022
Announcement of list of shortlisted candidates27/06/2022
Interview dates04/07/2022 – 07/07/2022
Full-time Ph.D. program commences on01/08/2022

Centre for Brain Research PhD Admissions 2021

Important Dates

Start of Online Application31/05/2021
Last Date for Online Application14/06/2021
Announcement of Shortlisted Candidates28/06/2021
Interview dates (Online)05/07/2021 – 08/07/2021
Start of PhD Program01/08/2021