Self Paced

Advanced Molecular Epidemiology

Decoding Disease Patterns through Molecular Insights

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MODE
Online/ e-LMS
TYPE
Self Paced
LEVEL
Moderate
DURATION
1 Month

About

The Advanced Molecular Epidemiology program is designed for participants interested in the intersection of molecular biology and public health. The course covers the principles of molecular epidemiology, including the use of molecular markers in epidemiology, techniques for pathogen detection and characterization, and the integration of molecular data in epidemiological studies. Through a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical applications, participants will learn to manage and analyze epidemiological data using molecular tools, enhancing their capabilities in disease outbreak investigation and control.

Aim

To provide participants with an in-depth understanding of the molecular aspects of epidemiology, focusing on how genomic and proteomic technologies contribute to the surveillance and control of infectious diseases. This program aims to develop skills in analyzing and interpreting molecular data, which are crucial for public health decision-making and research.

Program Objectives

  • Understand the fundamental principles of molecular epidemiology.
  • Learn to apply molecular and genetic methods to the study of disease patterns in populations.
  • Develop skills in data collection, management, and analysis specific to molecular epidemiology.
  • Gain expertise in interpreting molecular data for epidemiological insights.
  • Foster an ability to critically assess the implications of molecular epidemiological studies in public health policy and practices.

Program Structure

Week 1: Foundations of Molecular Epidemiology

  • Introduction to Molecular Epidemiology: Overview of the field and its impact on public health.
  • Molecular Tools and Techniques: Detailed exploration of PCR, sequencing, and other molecular tools.
  • Genetic Basis of Infectious Diseases: Understanding pathogens at the molecular level.
  • Case Study Analysis: Application of molecular epidemiology in real-world outbreaks.

Week 2: Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases

  • Surveillance of Infectious Diseases: Techniques and strategies for disease surveillance.
  • Molecular Typing of Pathogens: Methods for identifying and categorizing infectious agents.
  • Antimicrobial Resistance Mechanisms: Molecular basis and epidemiology of antimicrobial resistance.
  • Modeling Infectious Disease Spread: Introduction to mathematical and computational models.

Week 3: Public Health Applications

  • Public Health Interventions Based on Molecular Data: Designing interventions using molecular epidemiology insights.
  • Policy and Molecular Epidemiology: Influence of molecular epidemiology on health policy.
  • Global Health and Emerging Pathogens: Discussion on global health issues influenced by molecular findings.
  • Workshop on Ethical Considerations: Exploring the ethics of genetic data use in public health.

Week 4: Advanced Topics and Future Trends

  • Advanced Molecular Techniques: Latest advances in molecular epidemiology research.
  • Genomics and Infectious Diseases: Deep dive into genomics and its applications in infectious diseases.
  • The Future of Pathogen Surveillance: Innovations in tracking and predicting disease outbreaks.
  • Resistance Management Strategies: Approaches to managing and mitigating resistance development.

Participant’s Eligibility

  • Undergraduate degree in Biomedical Sciences, Public Health, or related fields.
  • Professionals working in public health, laboratory settings, or disease surveillance.
  • Researchers and academicians with a focus on infectious diseases, genetics, or molecular biology.

Program Outcomes

  • Proficiency in molecular techniques used in epidemiology.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret complex epidemiological data.
  • Enhanced skills in disease surveillance and outbreak response.
  • Improved capabilities in research methodology and scientific writing.
  • Strengthened understanding of global health challenges and solutions.
  • Preparation for advanced roles in public health and research sectors.


Fee Structure

Standard Fee:           INR 11,998           USD 240

Discounted Fee:       INR 5999             USD 120

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Program Assessment

Certification to this program will be based on the evaluation of following assignment (s)/ examinations:

Exam Weightage
Mid Term Assignments 20 %
Final Online Exam 30 %
Project Report Submission (Includes Mandatory Paper Publication) 50 %

To study the printed/online course material, submit and clear, the mid term assignments, project work/research study (in completion of project work/research study, a final report must be submitted) and the online examination, you are allotted a 1-month period. You will be awarded a certificate, only after successful completion/ and clearance of all the aforesaid assignment(s) and examinations.

Program Deliverables

  • Access to e-LMS
  • Real Time Project for Dissertation
  • Project Guidance
  • Paper Publication Opportunity
  • Self Assessment
  • Final Examination
  • e-Certification
  • e-Marksheet

Future Career Prospects

  • Molecular Epidemiologist
  • Infectious Disease Analyst
  • Public Health Specialist
  • Epidemiological Data Scientist
  • Biostatistician
  • Academic Researcher in Molecular Biology and Epidemiology

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