This is a university recognized research fellowship tailored for candidates who have a master’s degree in biomedical sciences interested in taking up research in liver biology. The post on successful completion will lead to a Doctorate degree conferred by the MGR medical university. The position is also open for medical doctors interested in gaining research experience in this exciting area. The posts are advertised annually in leading national newspapers and candidates will be selected by interview. These are funded positions and the candidates will receive a monthly salary. Candidates will be expected to apply for national and international research grants based on preliminary work funded through the unit.