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Molecular Basis of Cancer: Therapeutics and Targets

Unraveling cancer’s secrets: Design smarter therapies for a brighter future.

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MODE
Online/ e-LMS
TYPE
Mentor Based
LEVEL
Advanced
DURATION
3 Months

About

This program delves into the intricate world of the molecular basis of cancer. Through a combination of lectures, discussions, and case studies, participants will gain a deeper understanding of the cellular and molecular underpinnings of cancer, and how these insights are translated into targeted therapeutic approaches.

Aim

To equip participants with a comprehensive understanding of the molecular mechanisms underlying cancer and explore the development of targeted therapies based on these insights.

Program Objectives

  • Explore the hallmarks of cancer and their molecular basis.
  • Analyze different types of mutations and their role in cancer initiation and progression.
  • Understand the principles of targeted cancer therapy.
  • Discuss the latest advancements in targeted therapies (e.g., small molecules, antibodies, immunotherapies).
  • Analyze the challenges associated with drug resistance and treatment optimization.
  • Explore emerging therapeutic strategies for personalized cancer medicine.

Program Structure

Introduction to Cancer Biology

  • Overview of cancer: Definitions, types, and fundamental concepts
  • The cellular and genetic basis of cancer

Key Molecular Pathways in Cancer

  • Signal transduction pathways
  • Cell cycle regulation and apoptosis

Technologies in Cancer Research

  • Molecular diagnostics and biomarkers
  • Imaging and other diagnostic tools

Cancer Genomics

  • Understanding genetic mutations and their roles in cancer
  • High-throughput sequencing techniques

Targeted Cancer Therapy

  • Principles of targeted therapy
  • Case studies of successful targeted therapies (e.g., HER2 inhibitors, TKIs)

Emerging Therapeutics in Oncology

  • Immunotherapies (CAR-T cells, checkpoint inhibitors)
  • Gene therapy and oncolytic viruses

Drug Development and Clinical Trials

  • The drug development process: From bench to bedside
  • Designing and conducting oncology clinical trials

Ethical and Regulatory Considerations

  • Ethical issues in cancer treatment and research
  • Regulatory landscape for drug approval

Participant’s Eligibility

  • Biotech, Pharma, and Life Sciences graduates
  • Post-graduates with a focus on oncology, cell biology, or molecular biology
  • Academicians researching cancer biology or therapeutics
  • Industry professionals seeking to update their knowledge in cancer research and drug development
  • Anyone interested in the molecular basis of cancer and the development of novel therapies.

Program Outcomes

  • Acquire a strong foundation in the molecular mechanisms driving cancer development.
  • Gain insights into the rationale behind targeted therapies for various cancers.
  • Develop an understanding of the challenges and opportunities in cancer therapeutics.
  • Identify potential career paths within the field of cancer research and drug discovery.


Fee Structure

Standard Fee:           INR 49,998           USD 1,300

Discounted Fee:       INR 24999             USD 650

Batches

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Summer

Autumn
Winter

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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

The field of cancer research and therapeutics is constantly evolving. Graduates of this program will be well-positioned to pursue rewarding careers in various sectors, including:

  • Pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies
  • Academic research institutions
  • Government agencies (e.g., National Cancer Institute)
  • Non-profit organizations focused on cancer research and advocacy
  • Contract research organizations (CROs)

Job Opportunities

  • Cancer researcher
  • Medicinal chemist
  • Cancer pharmacologist
  • Biomarker discovery scientist
  • Clinical trial manager
  • Bioinformatics analyst
  • Regulatory affairs specialist
  • Science writer/communicator

Enter the Hall of Fame!

Take your research to the next level!

Publication Opportunity
Potentially earn a place in our coveted Hall of Fame.

Centre of Excellence
Join the esteemed Centre of Excellence.

Networking and Learning
Network with industry leaders, access ongoing learning opportunities.

Hall of Fame
Get your groundbreaking work considered for publication in a prestigious Open Access Journal (worth ₹20,000/USD 1,000).

Achieve excellence and solidify your reputation among the elite!


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