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Certificate Course in DNA Fingerprinting
Why choose this programme?
This course starts with a comprehensive coverage of the fundamentals of gene technology and extends its scope to DNA fingerprinting, the gold standard for individual characterization.
By following this course, students can learn the essential techniques used in both gene technology and DNA fingerprinting and acquire the practical skills necessary to conduct them.
The course thus prepares students to face the challenges in the most up-to-date molecular biology labs worldwide.
A certificate will be issued upon completion of the course.
Who can register for this programme?
This course is designed for students who have completed their G.C.E. Advanced Level examination and are hoping to pursue higher education in biology, biotechnology, and biomedical science in universities abroad and Sri Lanka.
The course encompasses both theoretical and practical aspects of the following.
Handling of biological samples in DNA fingerprinting
Basic set up of a molecular biological lab
Chelex and solid phase DNA extraction methods
Use of commercial kits for DNA profiling
Agarose gel electrophoresis
Generation and analysis of DNA profiles
Duration and fees
This is a 30 hour couse with 18 hours of individual hands-on training. The programme will run from 9.00 am to 4.15 pm on 5 weekdays.
The programme fee will be LKR 25,000 (~LKR 833 per hour) which is to be paid before the registration in order to confirm and reserve your place. Places will be offered on a first come first served basis.
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