PhD Program in Stem Cell Research & Biotechnology

NCRM is affiliated with the Department of Biotechnology of the Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU) for a PhD program in stem cell research. The research leading to a doctorate could be done in NCRM or their collaborating centres and PhD will be awarded by the ANU as per their norms

Candidates who apply for the PhD Program please be informed that as we are receiving several such requests every day, it may take few weeks or even a month for us to reply to you. Please bear with us till then

When you send the CV please clearly mention the category in the first page of CV, whether you are applying for :

1. NCRM Sponsored Candidates : Candidates who have completed 3 years of work tenure in NCRM ; Eligible for a Stipend from NCRM during the PhD tenure.

2. Self-Sponsored Candidates: Physicians who want to do Clinical related Projects with the help of NCRM's Expertise in Basic Research, Translational Studies and Stem Cell Services will fit into this.

3. Project Sponsoring Candidates: Candidates who are interested in Sponsoring a Research Project of NCRM ; They may choose to do PhD in that project itself (The New Projects available for Sponsoring will be intimated during the selection process). The Candidates also may propose projects of their own and in that case the entire expenses related to the projects will be borne by themselves

P.S: Category number 2 & 3 are not eligible for stipend from NCRM during the PhD tenure.

List of Scholars who have completed the PhD Program

S.No Name of the Scholar Title of the work Phd Details Status
1. Senthil Kumar R Isolation, Transportation, in vitro Expansion and Molecular Characterization of Human Cadaver-derived Retinal Pigment Epithelium employing a novel Thermo-Reversible Gelation Polymer Doctor of Philosophy in Biotechnology in the field of Natural Sciences Provisional Degree awarded on 5th of December, 2018


To apply for the PhD Program, send your CV with query to