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Intensive Practical Course in Molecular Biological Techniques (60 hours)

This intensive training course provides a thorough hands on experience in key molecular biological techniques used in various fields of biological, medical and forensic sciences. 

The course is primarily aimed at individuals who are new to the area, theoretically familiar but lacking in practical bench training or wishing to enhance their practical skills further. 

At the end of the course, the participants will be able to acquire an adequate level of proficiency to allow for the troubleshooting and optimisation of routine laboratory protocols to promote timeliness and cost effectiveness.

All practical work is conducted individually with the guidance of experienced persons in the relevant field. 



This course will run from 9.00am to 4.00pm for 10 consecutive weekdays as a full-time programme. 

Course dates: TBD

For whom?

  • Senior and junior researchers who wish to establish in the field of molecular biology

  • Post A/L students interested in pursuing future studies in biological/biomedical sciences and/or forensic sciences 

  • Individuals who seek career opportunities in medical diagnostic laboratories and forensic DNA laboratories

  • Those who wish to complement their knowledge in modern molecular biological techniques (e.g., medical doctors, medical laboratory technicians, forensic analysts, industry persons)

Techniques Covered

Cloning techniques: Isolation of plasmid DNA, Restriction enzyme digestion and transformations

DNA extraction techniques: Isolation of human genomic DNA from blood and forensic samples, Bacterial/Viral DNA and Plant DNA

RNA work: Isolation/purification and reverse transcriptase PCR assays

Polymerase Chain Reaction: Technical elements and critical factors for successful PCR-based procedures, Multiplex PCR, Real Time PCR and PCR with RFLP

Gel Electrophoresis: Agarose and polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis, automated capillary electrophoresis

Course Fee

Rs. 75,000 per person

If you are interested in doing this course at Genetech, please email us at to receive further details.

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