Eye disease (Keratoconus, Retinoblastoma, glaucoma, retinal dystrophies, diabetic retinopathy, AMD)
Genetics (mutational screening, exome analysis, etc.)
Signal transduction, gene expression analysis, biochemistry
In vitro modeling, gene manipulation (siRNA/Overexpression)
Inflammation and immunology, cytokine assays, CBA array
Proteomics: tear proteomics is a focus; Aqueous and vitreous.
Role of Telomerase in cancers and haematopoietic cells
DNA damage repair signaling, cell cycle role and regulation of inflammation by telomeric protein Rap1 in human cancers.
Suicide gene therapy for cancers.
Investigating EMT pathways in fibrosis
Wnt and TGF-Beta signaling in oral fibrosis and oral cancer.
Understanding NFkB and TGFb signal cross talk during wound healing
Effect of drugs (MMC, CyA, etc) and ligands in the healing process
Cell cycle deregulation during healing upon treatment with different agents
Gene therapy (virus vectors)
Development of recombinant AAV split gene vectors for retinal dystrophies
Comparative analysis of expression cassette designs.
Lentiviral vector development for overexpression or shRNA constructs for biochemistry assays and cancer treatment applications.
Training Programs in GROW lab:
|S. no||Training in||Duration||Who is eligible|
|1.||Different techniques :||1 week|
|Basic science students, Masters students, B.Tech or M.Tech, PhD students|
|2.||Summer Project||2-3 months||Bachelor or Master of science students, Biotechnology, BE Biotech students|
|3.||Master’s thesis Project||3 months||Same as above|
|4.||Master’s thesis Project||6 months||Same as above|
|5.||Master’s thesis Project||1 year||Same as above|
|6.||Volunteer work||Same as above|
The training programs are charged as per the techniques and duration of projects. The eligible candidates will be selected based on their C.V, interview and their expression of interests.
For further details please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 080 66660712.
Please send the following details to email@example.com
- C.V with a photo attached
- A write-up of your interests and for choosing GROW laboratory
- Letter from college.