1-Year PGP in Stem Cell Biology & Molecular Medicine

1 Year Post Graduate Program in Stem Cell Biology & Molecular Medicine (PGP-SCBMM)
(One Year, Full-time, Regular Program)

Number of seats:    6

Eligibility:
Minimum eligibility is Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences, Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, any branch of Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemical Sciences or equivalent. Master’s and PhD degree holders can also apply.

Curriculum:
The following subjects will be covered by lectures, discussions, assignments and seminars:

Molecular and Cell Biology, Stem Cell Biology (Hematopoietic Stem Cells, Embryonic Stem Cells, Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells, Mesenchymal Stem Cells), Cancer Biology, Molecular Basis of Human Diseases, Animal Modeling of Human Diseases, Molecular/Precision Medicine. Computational Molecular Biology will include Concepts of Genomics, Proteomics and Bioinformatics, databases on the web, sequence similarity and database search, sequence alignment, promoter analysis etc.

You will have to first attend the workshops and master the basic techniques by also helping in conducting of the workshop, after that the project will be started.

A small project will be carried out in order to give hands-on training on the application of molecular biology and biochemical techniques in stem cells and cancer biology by using the leukemic cancer cell lines.

Special Features:

  1. High emphasis on practical training during the program.
  2. All students will participate in and then help in conducting Biotech and Cell Culture workshops.
  3. All students would participate and help in organizing the 8th International Conference on Stem Cells and Cancer (ICSCC-2017) to be held in October 2017 (http://www.icscc.in/).
  4. All students would participate and help in organizing the 4th International Conference on Biotechnology and Bioinformatics (ICBB-2018) to be held in February 2018 (http://www.icbb.in/).
  5. We will arrange a special exclusive interaction between our students and the key invited speakers at the above conference.

Course starts in:     Mid-January and Mid-July every year. Please mention your preferred date of starting in the application. Applications are accepted the whole year round.

Laboratory Fees (Non-refundable):
Rs. 1,20,000/- (for Indian students) or USD 2500 (for International students).
(Accommodation charges are extra and can be arranged on request.)

Application procedure:
Please download and fill the PGP Application Form and send it along with copies of your degree certificates/mark sheets and CV by post or scanned copy by email to icsccb2012@gmail.com.

You will be informed of the admission decision once we receive complete application form along with copies of degree certificates/mark sheets and CV.

Payment of program fees:
After receiving admission offer letter, you should pay the  entire program fees by direct deposit of cash/cheque in your city in any branch of Oriental Bank of Commerce or transfer online by net-banking/NEFT. You can also pay by BHIM App or PhonePe App on your smartphone.

Payment by BHIM App:
You can pay to UPI ID 9545089202@upi by using BHIM App on your mobile phone. Click here for more info on BHIM App. It’s free.

Payment by PhonePe App:
You can pay to UPI ID 9545089202@ybl by using PhonePe App on your mobile phone. Click here for more info on PhonePe App. It’s free.

Accommodation Info:
Accommodation should be booked in nearby nearby hostels/guesthouses or hotels directly. For more information and any help in finding accommodation please contact Mr. Lakshmikanth Reddy at ICSCCB on +91-7798490002 or email to icsccb2012@gmail.com.

For enquiries please email to:
icsccb2012@gmail.com