Training workshop on Molecular Diagnosis of Infectious diseases by PCR

Objectives
To provide basic theoretical background on molecular biology and further understand PCR and other related molecular techniques as applied to the diagnosis of infectious diseases.

Competencies being acquired
Lecture:

Understanding the fundamental concepts in molecular biology, describing the steps in Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) as a dignostic tool for infectious diseases and learning Quality Assurance practices and othder considerations in setting up a PCR laboratory.

Laboratory:

    1. Understanding the techniques, practical skills and troubleshooting needed in performing PCR
    2. Performing basic skills needed in PCR by doing practical hands-on activities.
    3. Analyzing DNA sequences using Molecular Evolutionary Genetics Analysis (MEGA) software and searching sequences through BLAST

Number of Days:
Ful worshop – 5 days (2.5 lecture sessions; 2.5 hands-on lab work)

Frequency of Training
Once a year

Schedule of Training
March 6-10, 2017

Target Professions

    Clinicians
    Technologists
    Researchers
    Open to all including students

Cost
Lecture sessions only – PhP 8,000
Full workshop – PhP 22,000

Fees inclusive of training materials, certificate, ID, lunch and snacks.

Unit conducting the training
Molecular Biology Laboratory

Email
ritm.molbiotraining@gmail.com

Contact Number
(02) 807-2631, 32, 37 Local 410

Please use the Calendar of Activities to see scheduled courses throughout the year.