Research opportunities at CBMR

Research at a Glance

Applications are invited for the Ph.D. program at the Centre of Biomedical Research (CBMR), Lucknow in the area of Chemical sciences, Biological sciences, Physical sciences and in interdisciplinary research areas. Prospective candidates with background in biology/chemistry/biochemistry/physics/cognitive/neural science are encouraged to apply for the current academic session.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants should have 55 % marks or equivalent CGPA in M.Sc / equivalent degree and should have qualified any ONE of the following national examination;

CSIR or UGC-NET for JRF, DBT-JRF, ICMR-JRF or DST-INSPIRE fellowship for Ph.D.

How to Apply:

Completed application form shall be sent either by E-mail at or by post to Centre of Biomedical Research, SGPGIMS-Campus, Raebareli Road, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, 226014.

Application form can be downloaded here. FORM as doc


Thrust Areas of Research:

CBMR aims to accelerate scientific discoveries by engaging basic science researchers to seek solutions for critical problems relevant to biomedical research. CBMR currently has four major disciplines;

Molecular Synthesis and Drug Discovery covering thrust areas in chemical sciences like Total Synthesis of Potential Drug Molecules, Asymmetric Synthesis & Catalysis, Organo-catalysis, Chemical Biology, Organometallic Catalysis.

Cancer and Cardiovascular Biology focusing on G-protein mediated signaling and RGS proteins, drugs-induced cardiovascular dysfunction using mouse models and cell culture system.

Biomolecular NMR and Metabolomics with thrust areas in NMR methodology,  structural and functional studies of proteins of therapeutic relevance.

Solid State NMR for various biomedical applications such as studying the bone disorders and pathologies involving cartilage damage.

Structural and Functional magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and developing magnetic based MRI contrast agents.


Research Facilities:

CBMR offers state-of-the-art research facilities and infrastructure to perform cutting-edge research. The infrastructure includes modern research laboratories for chemistry and biology research. The major equipments in central instrumentation facility includes three NMR spectrometers (400/600/800 MHz, BRUKER), 3 T MRI Scanner, Glove box (MBRAUN), Agilent HPLC (analytical/preparative), Agilent HR-MS, Agilent GC-MS, Solvent Purification system, FPLC and many more.

CBMR also offers comfortable housing with mess facility for the selected candidates and the students can avail the sports facilities at the SGPGIMS campus.

CBMR also has its own sports club for carrying out various sports and cultural activities on special occasions.

Research Facility

The PhD positions have also been advertised with HelpBiotech and Pharmatutor.

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