SJRI Training Course 2022 – Methods in Cancer Biology Research
The St. John’s Research Institute (SJRI) at the St John’s National Academy of Health Sciences (part of the CBCI Society for Medical Education) has had an ideal of excellence in academic courses as well as service to society with holistic approach to the problems of community health.
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The molecular oncology lab at the Division of Molecular Medicine, SJRI has been involved in investigating the biological basis of breast cancer that are exaggerated in Indian women. The department is now inviting applications for a short-term training course on “Methods in Cancer Biology Research” comprising of theory and practical demo sessions.
The extensive sessions will be handled by senior faculty members/scientists with several years of experience in cancer biology research. Hard copy of certificate will be provided upon successful completion of the internship.
Candidates who are pursuing and/or completed M.Sc in any branch of life sciences/M.tech biotechnology/ MBBS/MD/ B.Pharm/M. Pharm. Candidates who are currently in the final year of B.Sc/B.Tech. Selection is based on pre-screening and merit.
Theory sessions on:
Basics of cancer disease biology
- Gene expression and protein detection methods
- Immunophenotyping methods
Handling human biological material, Basics of PCR and q-PCR.
Bioinformatics and Bioethics.
Practical/demo sessions on:
Nucleic acid extraction: DNA and RNA extraction from formalin fixed tissues
Gene expression analysis: cDNA conversion, real time PCR, normalization, and interpretation of results.
Protein detection methods
- Tissue and blood processing
- Immunohistochemistry and immunofluorescence on cell lines, imaging, and interpretation.
- Basic flow cytometry assays.
Theory sessions and Practical/demo sessions will be conducted from 26th September 2022 to 30th September 2022. Total number of hours: 25 hours. The details of faculty conducting the sessions will be communicated to the candidates after the selection procedure.
Course Fee Rs 13,000/-
How to Apply:
Interested candidates are encouraged to e-mail your brief CV and cover letter (specifying research interests and reasons for applying) to [email protected] on or before 10th September 2022. Late applications and personal correspondence are strictly not encouraged.
Accommodation facility with breakfast and lunch is available on campus for the duration of practical demo sessions for outstation candidates. Extra charges as applicable. Interested candidates may contact [email protected] for further details.
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