Post graduate Diploma in Clinical Embryology
Dr. Sasikala Natarajamani
Crea Conceptions pvt ltd10 October 2015
The PG Diploma program in Clinical Embryology launched by Madras University in association with Crea Conceptions Private limited is offered through the University-Industry Community Interaction Center (UICIC). This program provides students who are interested to pursue a career in Clinical Embryology and will aim at equipping post graduates in Life Sciences and Medical graduates with knowledge and skills in the diverse aspects of Clinical Embryology or Reproductive Embryology. The course is ideal for candidates who want to pursue a career in ART.
Admission Requirements: A candidate who has passed Master's Degree in Life Sciences, Zoology, Biochemistry, Microbiology, Applied Microbiology, Biotechnology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, or M.B.B.S, BDS, BVSc. of this University or an examination of other Indian or foreign Universities accepted by the syndicate as equivalent thereto are eligible.
No of students admitted per year: 5
Admission Procedure: The admission for PG Diploma in Clinical Embryology will be made based on the marks scored in the qualifying examination and or an oral interview.
Eligibility for the award of P.G. Diploma: A candidate shall be eligible for the award of the Diploma only if he/she has undergone the prescribed course of study for a period of not less than one academic year (two semesters), and passed the examination of the two prescribed semesters thereby earning a minimum of 36 credits.
Duration of the Course: The course is for one year and organized on a semester basis (totally two semesters), consisting of a total of seven theory, two practical courses and a project work/dissertation.
Course Content: In the First semester candidates will gain complete understanding of mammalian reproduction including - Developmental Biology, Cell & Molecular Biology, Immunology and Research methodologies. One lab course in the first semester will equip candidates in all the laboratory techniques necessary to run a clinical as well as a research laboratory including preparation of buffers and media, chromatography, electrophoresis, spectrophotometry, immuno-biochemistry, detection of nucleic acids & proteins etc
The Second semester will cover all subjects of human Reproduction and invitro fertilization including basics of Human reproduction and its endocrine control, Etiology diagnosis and treatment of infertility, Assisted reproductive techniques - Andrology & Embryology, infection -diagnosis, transmission & control, Cryopreservation of gametes and tissues, Quality control in ART labs, ethics and regulation in Human IVF and Advanced ART techniques including micromanipulation.
Conduct of Examination: There shall be two examinations, first semester examinations will be at the middle of the academic year and the second semester examinations will be held at the end of the academic year. The examination shall be conducted and evaluated by the faculty of the University Department & Crea Conceptions Pvt. Ltd., Chennai - 17
For more details please contact the Course Coordinator
Dr. Sasikala Natarajamani MBBS, MMEDSCI (ART) (UK)EMB(ACE)
Scientific Director - Crea Conceptions Pvt Ltd
Email: [email protected]