Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune is a premier autonomous Institution established by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India, for promotion of high quality science education and research in the country. The DBT-funded National Facility for Gene Function in Health and Disease (a collaboration between IISER Pune and NCCS, Pune) invites nominations from Deans or Heads of Indian Universities / institutions of researchers and technical staff for developing rodent knockout and transgenic models at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), USA, Transgenic & Genetically Engineered Models (UAB –TGEMS) facility
1. Develop capacity, in India, to generate transgenic and knockout rodent models;
2. Promote research and capacity building in the frontline area of developing rodent disease models using contemporary genome engineering technologies;
3. It is expected that the participating individual will return to his/her home institution and establish rodent transgenic/knockout technology to cater to the local research community.