Science Academies’ Refresher Course on “Experimental Approaches to Molecular Microbiology and Cell Biology”

Start Date: November 20, 2017

End Date: December 02, 2017

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Science Academies’ Refresher Course on

“Experimental Approaches to Molecular Microbiology and Cell Biology”

Sponsored by

Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore,

Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi,

The National Academy of Sciences, India, Allahabad

Organized by

School of Life Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal

20th November – 2nd December 2017

A Refresher Course on ‘Experimental approaches to Molecular Microbiology and Cell Biology’ for graduate and postgraduate college/university teachers will be held at School of Life Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal for two weeks from 20th November to 2nd December 2017.  The objective of this Course is intended to impart teaching methodologies and to familiarize with advanced topics in microbiology and cell biology. A variety of teaching methods such as lectures, discussion, laboratory experiments and interaction with renowned resource persons will facilitate the learning process. The course will help the participants to gain and sharpen the skills and, provides necessary knowledge to boost the confidence in handling modern instruments used in the field of advanced microbiology and cell biology. The refresher course will train participants to enhance their teaching and research activities. Skills gained during this course will also effectively help fulfil their role as better teachers for undergraduate/postgraduate students and as better researchers. The Course will consist of a daily lecture followed by extensive practical/demonstration/ hands-on training sessions. Renowned resource persons who will interact with the participants include Dr.V.Nagaraja, Dr.J.Jowrishankar, Dr.K.Dharmalingham, Dr.SP.Thyagarajan, Dr.Umesh Varshney, Dr.Dipshika Chakraborty, Dr.Kaustuv Sanyal, Dr. HS D’souza, Dr.TS. Murali, Dr.TG. Vasudevan among others.  

Applications must be submitted ONLINE from the following link:

http://web-japps.ias.ac.in:8080/Refreshcourse/MMCB.jsp

Course Director: Prof. V. Nagaraja, President JNCASR, Bangalore. A print copy of the application should be also be sent through the Head of the Institution by speed post to: Dr K. Satyamoorthy, Course Coordinator, School of Life Sciences, Planetarium Complex, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal 576 104, Karnataka, India (Tel: 0820-292 2702/ 292 2058, Fax: 0820-257 1919). For any other query, applicants can send an email to: mlsc@manipal.edu.

 

Selected participants will be provided local hospitality. Outstation participants will be reimbursed round trip 3-tier train fare (shortest route) from place of residence. Participants are expected to stay for the full duration of the course.

 

Last date for receipt of application: October 25, 2017