PhD scholarship in Plant Biotechnology

An exciting opportunity is available for the right candidate to undertake PhD in plant biotechnology leading to development of early detection kit for citrus pathogens.

This project will lead to development of early detection kit for graft-transmissible diseases in citrus. The student will get opportunity to work as a part of a large, multi-institute team consisting of internationally recognized experts in this area.

$34,841 for 3 years

One (1).

BSc Honours or Master in Science, Biotechnology, Nanotechnology or related area.

Please email your detailed CV along with any publications or relevant experience to Professor Nitin Mantri (

Applications are open now.

30 June 2024.

For any queries, please contact Professor Nitin Mantri (

Professor Nitin Mantri (

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