Basic Molecular Biology Techniques for Health Care Professionals

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Domestic: $876
International: $1138


Continuous enrolment max one year


Alan Stuart

Learner Outcomes

Explore the techniques of basic molecular biology that are being used  in the clinical lab environment
Learn at your own pace and complete this online course within a year.

Topics covered include:
• HGVS Nomenclature
• Deletions, Rearrangements, CNVs and SNPs
• Electrophoresis and Restriction Enzymes
• Basic PCR
• Advanced PCR
• Sequencing
• Blotting, Identity Testing
• Special Techniques
• Equipment and Safety

Intended For

MLT graduates looking to expand their knowledge of molecular based testing. Molecular testing methodologies have made inroads into every discipline of laboratory medicine. This course should prepare the student to understand the technology and techniques necessary to use molecular testing methods

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COVID Vaccine Requirement:

Proof of full vaccination (2 doses) for all learners is required for all onsite attendance at Michener.
Fully online courses do not require proof of vaccination.

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