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Hands on Summer Training
Short Term Research Project

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Ph: 044-28271616, Extn: 1350,
Email: vibs@snmail.org

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HANDS-ON SUMMER TRAINING PROGRAMME

VIDYASAGAR INSTITUTE OF BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGY AND SCIENCE (VIBS)
(A unit of Medical Research Foundation)

HANDS-ON SUMMER TRAINING PROGRAMME
(13th May – 31st May 2019)
in biomedical laboratory sciences for M.Sc students of Arts & Science College

Sankara Nethralaya, New No.41 (Old No.18), College Road, Chennai – 600 006.
Ph: 044-28271616, Extn: 1350, Email: vibs@snmail.org
Web at http://www.sankaranethralaya.org

The Vidyasagar Institute of Biomedical technology and Science (VIBS) Medical Research Foundation, conducts Hands-on Summer Training Programme in biomedical laboratory sciences for Postgraduate students of Arts & Science Colleges / Medical Colleges during the months of May – June every academic year. This academic year 2019-20 we are conducting the same in the month of May 2019. This Programme consists of Practical demonstration, lectures and “Hands on” training to the participants.

Eligibility: Students undergoing M.Sc. Biochemistry / Microbiology / Biotechnology / Genetics in Arts and Science colleges / Medical colleges / Academic Institutions preferably in the final year of the Programme and research Scientists / Junior Faculty in all Basic Medical Sciences Departments are eligible to apply.

The Application form can be downloaded from

http://www.sankaranethralaya.org/pdf/education/vibs/Application-form-hands-on-summer-training-may-2019.pdf

Applications should be forwarded through proper channel by the HOD / Head of the Institution. A single participant can undergo training in only one specialization. Candidates can however indicate their first and second preference of the specialty they wish to be trained in. Candidate will be allocated either the first or the second choice made by them depending on the availability of seats

Last date for accepting applications - 18th April 2019.

TRAINING COURSES OFFERED:

No. of Candidates to be selected for each Department: Maximum 6
No. of Candidates to be selected in Bioinformatics Department: Maximum 3

1. COURSE: BIOCHEMISTRY - CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY, INSTRUMENTATION

Venue: R.S. Mehta Jain Department of Biochemistry & Cell Biology, V Floor, KNBIRVO Block, SN Main Campus.
Sessions: Techniques: Paper chromatography, TLC, HPLC, spectrophotometry, spectroflourimetry using plate reader, Electrophoresis: PAGE, SDS-PAGE, Western blot, Gel documentation, PCR (RT-PCR/qPCR), Liquid scintillation counter, Ultra centrifugation, Atomic absorption spectrophotometer

Clinical Biochemistry: Routine analysis using auto analyzer and other special investigations using ELISA.

2. COURSE: GENETICS & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY – CELL CULTURE, KARYOTYPING & ELECTROPHORETIC TECHNIQUES.

Venue: SN ONGC Genetics & Molecular Biology Department, IV Floor, KNBIRVO Block, SN Main Campus.
Sessions on: Cell / Lymphocyte culture, Harvesting, G-Banding & Karyotyping, DNA and RNA extraction & DNA and RNA quantification, Pedigree taking & Genetic Counseling, Polymerase Chain Reaction, Electrophoretic Techniques, DNA sequencing Technique.

3. COURSE: BIOINFORMATICS – SEQUENCE ANALYSIS & MOLECULAR MODELLING

Venue: Centre for Bioinformatics, V Floor, KNBIRVO Block, SN Main Campus.
Sessions on: Sequence Analysis & Data mining, Biological Databases Molecular Modeling

The duly filled in Application form along with the CV should be sent through proper channel to the Vidyasagar Institute of Biomedical Technology & Science (VIBS) , Medical Research Foundation, 41, College Road, Chennai – 600 006 on or before 18th April 2019. For further details contact vibs@snmail.org Phone: 28271616 Extn: 1350

The students will be selected based on the selection criteria framed by the Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya. Selected students will be intimated through email / regular post to the residence address. Selected candidates should pay their fee of Rs. 12,000/- in the form of a DD in favour of Medical Research Foundation, payable at Chennai to VIBS, Medical Research Foundation, 41, College Road, Chennai – 600 006. The DD can be handed over personally or through post, and the receipt will be issued for the same.

A certificate for having undergone the course will be issued to the students along with the evaluation results, at the end of the Programme.

Kind attention of participants

  • You will not be allowed to carry out any external project / dissertation work during the training period.
  • The institution will not be able to provide accommodation during the training period.

Course Fees: Rs. 12,000/-
Duration: 13th MAY 2019 – 31st MAY 2019
Last Date : 18th APRIL 2019

Please note that students will not be allowed to carryout any project / dissertation work
elsewhere during this training period. We will not be able to provide any accommodation facility.

Click Here for Application Form
Sankara Nethralaya,
New No.41 (Old No.18), College Road, Chennai – 600 006.
Ph: 044-28271616, 044-28271036, Fax: 91-44-28254180,
Email : vibs@snmail.org
Web at http://www.sankaranethralaya.org