VIDYASAGAR INSTITUTE OF BIOMEDICAL TECHNOLOGY
AND SCIENCE (VIBS)
(A unit of Medical Research Foundation)
HANDS-ON SUMMER TRAINING PROGRAMME
(14th May – 15th June 2012)
The Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya conducts a one month 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 course and research workers / Junior Faculty in all Basic Medical Sciences Departments are eligible to apply.
The Application form can be downloaded from http://www.sankaranethralaya.org/pdf/Applicationform.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 students can apply giving the first, second choices of the courses. Depending on the availability of seats the student 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 2012
Training Courses Offered :
1. COURSE: BIOCHEMISTRY – CLINICAL BIOCHEMISTRY, INSTRUMENTATION
Venue: Biochemistry Department
Sessions : Techniques : Paper chromatography, TLC, HPLC, spectrophotometery, Flourimetery, 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
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
Sessions : Cell / Lymphocyte culture, Harvesting, G-Banding & Karyotyping, DNA extraction &DNA quantification, Pedigree taking & Genetic Counseling, Polymerase Chain Reaction, Electrophoretic Techniques
No. of participants: 10 candidates will be selected in each department.
The students will be selected based on the selection criteria framed by the Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya. The selected students will be duly informed who may then pay the DD.
The selection letter enclosed along with a DD for Rs. 10,000/- in favour of Medical Research Foundation, payable at Chennai may be sent to VIBS, Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, 18, College Road, Chennai – 600 006.
A certificate for having undergone the course will be issued to the students along with the evaluation results.
The Application form along with the CV should be sent to the Vidyasagar Institute of Biomedical Technology & Science (VIBS) , Medical Research Foundation, Sankara Nethralaya, 18, College Road, Chennai – 600 006 on or before 20th April 2012. For further details contact firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 28271616 Extn: 1350
Course Fees: Rs. 10,000/-
Duration: 14th May 2012 – 15th June 2012
Last Date : 20th April 2012
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.