Certificate course on ‘Molecular Diagnostics’   Date: 03/05/2023

The participants will get trained on Basic ideas of Molecular Diagnostics, DNA and RNA, PCR, Spectrophotometry, End-point and Quantitative RT-PCR, Bioethics and Biosafety.

Selected candidates will participate in hands on training on ‘essential lab techniques and lab safety measures’, ‘isolation and quantitation of nucleic acids’, ‘end-point PCR’, ‘quantitative RT-PCR using SYBR and Taqman chemistry’, ‘application of RT-PCR in molecular diagnostics including COVID-19 detection’ and ‘data handling and ethical norms’.

After the completion of the program, participants will get a certificate from Presidency University.

Duration : 6 weeks, starting tentatively from 2nd week of July, 2023.

Eligibility : Students holding BSc/BTech/BPharm/MBBS/BDS/BHMS degree (or in their final year) in Life Science or any allied streams.

Fees : Rs. 12,000 only for hands-on training (No accommodation available).

Selection procedure : The eligible candidates will be shortlisted based on a Statement of Purpose (SoP; max 250 words) highlighting their career interest/future goals in the field of Molecular Diagnostics. The shortlisted candidates will be required to appear for an interview for the final selection.

How to apply : Applications should be sent only by email to Coordinator, Institute of Health Sciences, Presidency University (coordinator.ihs@presiuniv.ac.in) along with CV/Biodata and SoP, and with the name of the program mentioned in the subject line.

Timelines :

  • Last date of application: 26th May 2023.
  • The call for interview will be communicated in the 1st week of June, 2023.
  • Date of interview: 2nd week of June, 2023. Results will be published in the same week.
  • Program start date: 2nd week of July, 2023 (tentative).

How to Find Us

Presidency University
(Main Campus)

86/1 College Street
Kolkata 700073

Presidency University
(2nd Campus)

Plot No. DG/02/02,
Premises No. 14-0358, Action Area-ID
New Town
(Near Biswa Bangla Convention Centre)
Contact details Presidency University Students Corner