Scientist/Senior Scientist (Plant Pathology)

Location: Bangalore
Essential Qualifications:
Ph.D. in Plant Pathology with about 3 years of post-doctoral research experience in plant pathology
Job Description:
Identification, isolation and culture maintenance of major fungal and bacterial pathogens of rice, maize, millets, cotton and vegetables.
Development of in vitro and/or whole plant bioassays for major pathogens.
Identification of new races of pathogens/new diseases of economic importance.
Work in association with crop breeders (for hybrids) and the biotechnology team (for transgenic research) to develop/test resistant varieties.