Self Paced

CRISPR based Gene Therapy Program

Unlocking the Future of Medicine with Precision Gene Editing

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

About

The CRISPR-based Gene Therapy Program is a cutting-edge initiative at the forefront of genetic medicine, leveraging the revolutionary CRISPR-Cas technology to address a wide range of genetic disorders and diseases. This program integrates advanced genetic engineering techniques with innovative therapeutic approaches, offering hope for patients with previously untreatable conditions. By harnessing the precision and versatility of CRISPR-Cas systems, researchers and clinicians aim to develop targeted therapies that can correct or modify faulty genes, ultimately restoring normal cellular function and improving patient outcomes.

Participants in this program have the opportunity to immerse themselves in a dynamic research environment, exploring the latest developments in CRISPR-based gene editing, gene delivery methods, and preclinical and clinical applications. Through collaborative research projects, hands-on laboratory work, and interdisciplinary discussions, participants gain invaluable insights into the challenges and opportunities in gene therapy. With its focus on translational research and therapeutic innovation, the CRISPR-based Gene Therapy Program is poised to make significant contributions to the field of genetic medicine, paving the way for a future where genetic diseases are effectively treated and potentially cured.

Aim

This program aims to equip participants with the fundamental knowledge and practical skills necessary to understand, develop, and implement CRISPR-based gene therapies. It focuses on the scientific principles, ethical considerations, and real-world applications of gene editing technologies in medical and research settings.

Program Objectives

  • Understand the fundamental principles of CRISPR-Cas9 and other gene-editing technologies.
  • Gain hands-on experience in designing and conducting CRISPR experiments.
  • Learn to analyze and interpret gene editing data.
  • Explore the ethical, legal, and social implications of gene therapy.
  • Prepare for careers in research, development, and regulation of gene therapies.

Program Structure

Module 1: CRISPR Technology and Gene Therapy: An Introduction

  • Overview of the history and development of CRISPR.
  • Basic principles of CRISPR/Cas systems.
  • Gene therapy and its fundamentals
  • Basic steps for how CRISPR/Cas can be employed in gene therapy

Module 2: Applications in Gene Therapy

  • Explore case studies and exemplary instances showcasing the successful application of CRISPR-based gene therapies in diverse medical scenarios.
  • Analyze the challenges encountered in the implementation of CRISPR-based gene therapies and discuss breakthroughs that have significantly impacted the field.
  • Foster an in-depth understanding of the current landscape of gene therapy applications, emphasizing CRISPR technologies, through engaging discussions and real-world examples.

Module 3: Ethical and Regulatory Considerations

  • Ethical Implications of CRISPR Technology
  • Discussion on the ethical considerations surrounding gene editing.
  • Case studies on ethical dilemmas in CRISPR research.
  • Regulatory Frameworks and Guidelines
  • Overview of current regulatory frameworks governing CRISPR-based gene therapies.
  • Understanding the approval process and safety protocols.
  • Future Prospects and Emerging Trends
  • Exploration of future applications and advancements in CRISPR technology.
  • Discussion on potential breakthroughs and challenges.

Participant’s Eligibility

  • Undergraduate degree in Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Genetics, or related fields.
  • Professionals in the pharmaceutical, biomedical, or healthcare sectors.
  • Individuals with a keen interest in genetic engineering and medical research

Program Outcomes

  • Develop a thorough understanding of CRISPR technology.
  • Acquire practical skills in gene editing techniques.
  • Learn to navigate the ethical and regulatory aspects of gene therapy.
  • Be equipped to pursue advanced research or careers in genetic engineering.
  • Understand the potential and limitations of gene therapy in treating diseases.


Fee Structure

Standard Fee:           INR 4,998           USD 110

Discounted Fee:       INR 2499             USD 55

Batches

Spring
Summer

Autumn
Winter

Certificate

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

  • Research Scientist in Genetic Engineering
  • Clinical Research Associate
  • Biomedical Data Analyst
  • Regulatory Affairs Specialist in Gene Therapy
  • Genetic Counselor
  • Bioinformatics Specialist

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