Institute of Biotechnology
Research, technology development and innovations in biosciences
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Happiest place for discoveries in biosciences
Institute of Biotechnology is an internationally renowned research institute with an inclusive and curiosity driven working culture. Using cutting-edge infrastructures we advance breakthrough discoveries, technology development and innovations. Our mission is to advance fundamental discoveries in biosciences for the benefit of people and the environment. We study biological phenomena from molecules to organs and from organisms to the environment. We foresee that future challenges demand profound understanding of biological processes and their dynamics. We train new generations of bioscience experts acting globally.
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Institute of Biotechnology (BI) – is a home to 75 postdocs and 75 PhD students. We provide state-of-the-art training to launch and nurture the careers of gifted young bioscientists, more than 500 of them over 25 years. We offer exciting positions at all levels of your research training and career. As a member of one of our groups, you will be part of a young international team, using English as your working language.