جامعة الملك عبدالعزيز

KING ABDULAZIZ UNIVERSITY

Center of Excellence In Genomic Medicine Research

Specialized Training Program in Clinical Cytogenetics/Molecular Genetics

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       CEGMR offers a comprehensive, rigorous and advanced training program to physicians, medical laboratory technologists and students in the field of clinical cytogenetics, molecular cytogenetics and medical molecular genetics.

We in addition provide training in new avenues of genetic diagnosis like fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) technique.


Aim and Objectives:
       To make sure that participants understand and well trained on the following aspects:
cellular and molecular human genetics
chromosome karyotyping techniques
DNA/RNA analysis
Sequencing and its importance in mutation detection
Bioinformatics and its need in medical research
FISH technique and its importance and use in modern medical practice

Program Requirements:
The applicant must fulfill the following criteria:

Be a Saudi citizen and/or possess valid Iqama
Hold a Bachelor degree from the College of Medicine, Applied Medical Sciences or equivalent
Should have acquired a ‘Good’ grade
Should qualify the interview
Possess proficiency in English but is not an absolute requirement
Submit required course fee
Comply with overall rules and regulations of the KAU

 

Program Instructors
       The training program is supervised by a team of professional staff consisting of the faculty from the College of Medicine and the Applied Medical Sciences as well as the experienced research staff from CEGMR.

Following people are actively involved:
Prof. Mohammed Al-Qahtani (Executive Director, CEGMR)
Faculty of Medicine and the Applied Medical Sciences, CEGMR
Prof. Adel Abuzenadah (Vice Director, CEGMR)
Faculty of Medicine and the Applied Medical Sciences, CEGMR
Prof. Adeel Chaudhary (Vice Director, CEGMR)
Faculty of Medicine and the Applied Medical Sciences, CEGMR
Prof. Mamdooh Gari (Vice Director, CEGMR)
Faculty of Medicine and the Applied Medical Sciences, CEGMR
Prof. Abdelbaset Buhmeida (Associated Professor, CEGMR)
Dr. Abdul Ali Peer Zada (Associated Professor, CEGMR)
Dr. Ashraf Dallol (Associated Professor, CEGMR)
Dr. Farid Ahmed (Associated Professor, CEGMR)
Dr. Hans Schulten (Associated Professor, CEGMR)
Prof. Ibtessam Hussein (Associated Professor, CEGMR)
Dr. Sajjad Karim (Associated Professor, CEGMR)
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