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Internship Details

About Internship:

This is a 3 – 6 months research program in the areas of Clinical and translational research. Each trainee will be supporting the scientist/s in various research projects dealing with Exosome biology. The trainee will have an opportunity to select from different applicative areas of Exosome biology i.e. Biomarkers, diagnostics, drug delivery and development of exosome therapeutics. Each selected candidate/trainee will be assigned to AHERF staff scientists who will supervise/mentor him/her during the stay. There will be weekly lab-meets and a ‘Project Report’ needs to be submitted at the end of the program . The program is mainly intended to give students an hands-on exposure to clinical and translational research. This program would help to understand the application of exosome biology in biomarker development, drug delivery, ?and therapeutics.

In addition to laboratory training, candidates will be exposed to scientific ethics, good laboratory practice and career opportunities in life sciences. This is a completely self-funded program. Canteen Services are available

Roles and Responsibilities:

1.Working closely with the PIs/postdoctoral fellows on a biomedical research project funded by the DBT/DST/AHERF grants.
2 Culturing of cells which will be the primary source of exosomal material.
3. Work on Biophysical/biochemical/molecular biological characterization of exosomes
4. Screening purified exosomes for proteins directly relevant to neurodegenerative disease using SDS-PAGE, ELISA and electron microscopy
4. Recording and analyzing results using the appropriate software packages
5. Preparing buffers, reagents place orders to keep the lab stocked with necessary consumables

Perks:

1. Certificate
2. Research training
3. Letter of Recommendation

No. of Positions

4

Skills Required

Application Deadline

Apply by: 25th Apr `18

Stipend

Rs. 0

About Company

Apollo Hospitals Educational and Research Foundation (AHERF) is an autonomous organization recognized by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) as a "Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO)", to carry out research, educational and training programs in the quest of quality health care.

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