DNA Diagnostics Course 2016

12 Feb 2016 - 12:00


Training in DNA diagnostics - 3 day practical course 13 to 15 June 2016

This course is aimed at registrars in pathology

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Apply early to avoid disappointment - limited places available!

Deadline for applications:  31 March 2016

This course aims to cover the underlying principles and critical aspects of DNA diagnostic methodology and interpretation. Participants will learn the fundamentals of DNA diagnostics with significant hands-on experience in:

  • DNA isolation
  • Restriction enzyme analyses
  • Gel electrophoresis
  • PCR and primer design
  • Mutation detection by sequencing (analyse traces), result analysis and interpretation
  • Report writing and bioinformatics (SNP and mutation sequence retrieval from DNA databases).


Dates: 13th - 15th June 2016 (9am Mon - 2pm Wed)
Venue: UCT Medical School, Cape Town
Cost: R3000 pp (includes lunches & teas)
Contact person: Dr Fierdoz Omar -

DNA Diagnostics Course