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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
(11th May – 29th May 2020)
In Biomedical laboratory sciences for Postgraduate students

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

Vidyasagar Institute of Biomedical technology and Science (VIBS) (a Unit of Medical Research Foundation) conducts Hands-on Summer Training Programme in Biomedical Laboratory Sciences for Postgraduate students of Arts & Science College / Medical Colleges / Research Institutions every academic year during the months of May – June.This Programme consists of Hands on training for the participants with relevant lectures and demonstration.

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

https://www.sankaranethralaya.org/pdf/education/vibs/Application-form-hands-on-summer-training-may-2020.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 10th April 2020.

TRAINING COURSES OFFERED:

No. of Candidates to be selected in each Department (Microbiology, Biochemistry & Genetics): Maximum 6 Candidates

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

Venue: L & T Microbiology Research Centre, VI Floor, KNBIRVO Block, SN Main Campus.
“Hands on” training Sessions: Performing Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) to detect / identify infectious agents, Maintenance of Tissue culture Cell lines & isolation of Viruses Special Serological techniques - ELISA & Fluorescence Anti Nuclear Antibody (FANA) technique.

Demonstration of Special techniques: Rapid Bacterial Identification by Vitek 2 automated system,PCR based DNA sequencing technique for microbial agents, Western Blot test for confirmation of HIV 1 antibodies in serum sample.

2. COURSE: BIOCHEMISTRY - CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY, INSTRUMENTATION

Venue: R.S. Mehta Jain Department of Biochemistry & Cell Biology, V Floor, KNBIRVO Block, SN Main Campus.
“Hands on” training 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, Atomic absorption spectrophotometer, Clinical Biochemistry: Routine analysis using auto analyzer and other special investigations using VELISA.

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

Venue: SN ONGC Genetics & Molecular Biology Department, IV Floor, KNBIRVO Block, SN Main Campus.
“Hands on” training Sessions : 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.

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 10th April 2020. For further details contact Phone: 28271616 Extn: 1350 or through email - vibs@snmail.org

Applicants 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, 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: 11th MAY 2020 – 29th MAY 2020
Last Date : 10th APRIL 2020

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 https://www.sankaranethralaya.org