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Molecular Advances in Cancer Biology: CRISPR and Bioinformatics

Engineering the Future of Cancer Treatment: From Genes to Therapy

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

About

Molecular Advances in Cancer Biology: CRISPR and Bioinformatics is an intensive one-month program designed to bridge the gap between traditional cancer biology and modern genetic editing technologies. Through a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical exercises, participants will gain a deep understanding of how genetic alterations contribute to cancer and how these can be manipulated for therapeutic strategies. The program covers the essentials of CRISPR technology, including its design, implementation, and ethical considerations, alongside hands-on training in bioinformatics tools that support data analysis and interpretation in cancer research.
As the field of genetic medicine advances, the integration of CRISPR and bioinformatics into cancer biology not only enhances our understanding of the disease but also opens new avenues for personalized medicine. This program will provide participants with the skills to contribute to cancer research and therapy development, emphasizing the translational aspect of molecular biology in clinical settings.

Aim

This program aims to equip participants with cutting-edge knowledge and practical skills in CRISPR technology and bioinformatics, focusing on their applications in cancer biology. Students will explore the molecular mechanisms of cancer, learn to manipulate genes using CRISPR, and analyze biological data, paving the way for innovations in cancer treatment and research.

Program Objectives

  • Understand the biological basis of cancer and the role of genes in oncogenesis.
  • Learn the fundamentals of CRISPR technology and its application in gene editing.
  • Apply bioinformatics tools to analyze and interpret genetic data related to cancer.
  • Evaluate the ethical, legal, and social implications of using CRISPR in cancer research.
  • Develop practical skills in designing CRISPR experiments and conducting bioinformatic analysis.

Program Structure

Week 1: Introduction to Cancer Biology and CRISPR Technology

  • Overview of Cancer Biology: Understanding the cellular and molecular foundations of cancer.
  • Introduction to CRISPR-Cas9: Exploring the mechanics of CRISPR technology and its revolutionary impact.
  • Bioinformatics in Cancer Research: Introduction to the bioinformatics tools used in genomic studies.
  • Designing CRISPR Experiments: Principles of guide RNA design and target selection.

Week 2: CRISPR Applications in Cancer Research

  • CRISPR for Oncogene Targeting: Strategies for using CRISPR to inactivate oncogenes.
  • Tumor Suppressor Genes and CRISPR: Enhancing the expression of tumor suppressor genes using CRISPR.
  • Bioinformatics for CRISPR Data Analysis: Tools and techniques for analyzing CRISPR editing results.
  • Ethical Considerations in Gene Editing: Discuss the ethical implications of using CRISPR in cancer therapy.

Week 3: Advanced Bioinformatics Techniques

  • Sequencing Technologies in Cancer: Overview of Next-Generation Sequencing (NGS) technologies.
  • Data Management and Analysis: Handling and analyzing large datasets from genomic studies.
  • Integrative Genomics: Combining data from various sources to understand cancer pathways.
  • Machine Learning in Genomics: Applying AI and machine learning to predict cancer progression.

Week 4: Translational Applications and Future of CRISPR

  • CRISPR in Clinical Trials: Current status of CRISPR-based therapies in clinical trials.
  • Personalized Medicine and CRISPR: Customizing cancer treatment based on genetic profiles.
  • Future Technologies in Gene Editing: Exploring new CRISPR systems and potential improvements.
  • Preparing for Real-World Applications: How to move from research to real-world applications.

Participant’s Eligibility

  • Undergraduate degree in Biology, Genetics, Biotechnology, or related fields.
  • Professionals working in biomedical, biotechnological, and pharmaceutical sectors.
  • Researchers and academics with an interest in genetic engineering and cancer research.

Program Outcomes

  • Mastery of CRISPR and its applications in cancer research.
  • Proficient use of bioinformatics tools for genetic data analysis.
  • Ability to design and interpret genetic experiments.
  • Understanding of ethical considerations in genetic research.
  • Preparedness for advanced research or professional roles in genetic medicine.


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

  • Genetic Research Scientist
  • CRISPR Lab Technician
  • Cancer Genomics Analyst
  • Bioinformatics Specialist
  • Pharmaceutical R&D Scientist
  • Clinical Geneticist

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