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Hands on Summer Training
Short Term Research Project
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Sri N Sivakumar (Academic Officer)
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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
(18th May – 5th June 2015)
in biomedical laboratory sciences for M.Sc postgraduate students of Arts & Science College

Sankara Nethralaya, 18, College Road, Chennai – 600 006.
Ph: 28271616, Extn: 1350, Email: vibs@snmail.org
Web at http://www.sankaranethralaya.org

The Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya conducts Hands-on Summer Training Programme in biomedical laboratory sciences for M.Sc. postgraduate students of Arts & Science College / Medical Colleges every academic year during the months of May – June. This Programme consists of Practical demonstration, relevant 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.

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

The applications should be forwarded through proper channel by HOD / Head of the Institution. One student can attend only one course relevant to the post graduation programme. But Candidates can apply giving the first, second choices of the courses. Depending on the availability of seats the candidate will be given either the first or the second choice.

The last date for accepting applications through proper channel in the prescribed format is 20th April 2015.

Training Courses Offered:

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

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, Flourimetry, Liquid scintillation counter, Ultra centrifugation, Electrophoresis: PAGE, SDS-PAGE, Western blot, 2D electrophoresis, Isoelectric focusing, commassie & Silver staining, Clinical Biochemistry: Routine analysis using semi auto analyzer and other special investigations using, ELISA, and HPLC

2. COURSE: MICROBIOLOGY – TISSUE CULTURE, VIROLOGY, MOLECULAR MICROBIOLOGY AND SEROLOGY.

Venue: L & T Microbiology Research Centre, VI Floor, KNBIRVO Block, SN Main Campus.
Sessions: Polymerase Chain Reaction to detect / identify infective agents, Tissue culture & Virological techniques, Serological techniques [ELISA & Fluorescence antibody techniques (FANA)].

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

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

4. COURSE: BIOINFORMATICS – SEQUENCE ANALYSIS & MOLECULAR MODELLING

Venue: Centre for Bioinformatics, V Floor, KNBIRVO Block, SN Main Campus.
Sessions: 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, Sankara Nethralaya, 41, College Road, Chennai – 600 006 on or before 20th April 2015.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. The selected students will be informed through e.mail / hard copy to the residence address who may then pay the fees for Rs. 12,000/- in the form of a DD in favour of Medical Research Foundation, payable at Chennai to VIBS, Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, 41, College Road, Chennai – 600 006. The DD can be handed over personally or through post, and the receipt will be given 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.

Course Fees: Rs. 12,000/-
Duration: 18th MAY 2015 – 5th JUNE 2015
Last Date : 20th APRIL 2015

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,
18, College Road, Chennai – 600 006.
Ph: 28271616, 28271036, Fax: 91-44-28254180,
Email : academic@snmail.org
Web at http://www.sankaranethralaya.org