Training

Our teaching facility is aimed at providing a comprehensive knowledge of basic to advanced molecular biology. This includes coursework by experienced molecular biologists from Genetech. The teaching facility also provides well structured practical training in laboratory methods in molecular biology under the guidance of practicing scientists. Genetech School of Gene Technology offers training programmes in areas including methods of molecular medicine for medical officers, forensic DNA typing for medico-legal personnel, laboratory management for technical officers and courses on gene technology for post-Advanced Level, undergraduate and graduate level students.

A large number of undergraduate and graduate level students have undergone training at Genetech as interns and research students. Genetech has also trained over 3000 Police officers in DNA evidence management, and has conducted numerous workshops and training programmes for the medico-legal community in its efforts to promote the use of DNA evidence and molecular diagnostics.