MSc in Genetic Diagnostics and MSc in Regenerative Medicine – HGU, University of Colombo

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Human Genetics Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo Sri Lanka calls for applications MSc in Genetic Diagnostics and MSc in Regenerative Medicine for the 2nd intake of the year 2015.

These courses are conducted in collaboration with University of Oslo, Norway and are designed to explain the technology, theory and practical approaches of molecular genetic methods to the diagnosis and understanding of human diseases.

And also the courses provide advanced training in theoretical and practical aspects of the basis and diagnosis of human disease with two years of hands on experience in the most advanced genetic diagnostic laboratory in Sri Lanka where they are able to develop the essential skills in cytogenetics, molecular genetics, molecular cytogenetics, next generation sequencing, and clinical bioinformatics.

Eligibility criteria:

  • MBBS or an equivalent degree from a recognized institution;
  • BDS or an equivalent degree from a recognized institution;
  • BVS or an equivalent degree from a recognized institution; or
  • BSc in Biomedical science or an equivalent degree from a recognized institution.

Duration: 2 Years Full Time

Course Fees: Rs. 1,000,000/- per year

Closing date for application 10 July 2015

Selection exam date 20 July 2015

[All candidates should have graduated before the date of the selection examination]

For more details of the above courses and to download the application form: Please visit:

http://www.hgucolombo.org/?Page id=99

Duly perfected applications should be submitted via email to office@hgucolombo.org