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Research in Biological Sciences for Beginners (For Grades 11 & 12)

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Program Outline & Learning Objectives

• Learn about microbes and microbiology
• Understand the fundamental principles and concepts of laboratory techniques used in the identification of pathogens.
• Perform in-patient & out-patient visits to the largest pediatric hospital
• Learn about methods for aseptic sample collection of clinical specimens including blood
• Learn about biosafety protocols in the laboratory to ensure safe handling of
infectious agents
• Learn methods for culturing and isolating pathogens from clinical samples
• Perform hands-on laboratory tests for bacterial identification using microbiological,
molecular & biochemical methods
• Gain hands-on experience in molecular techniques, including nucleic acid extraction and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) using Bento Lab for the detection and characterization of pathogens 
• Understand the principles behind antimicrobial susceptibility testing to determine the most effective antibiotics to use against pathogenic bacteria
• Learn the interpretation of laboratory test results 
• Learn about specimen storage & bio-banking
• Learn about the importance of nation-wide environmental surveillance for pathogenic bacteria and its implications for public health
• Engage in group activities for example scrapbook, poster presentation, slide presentation, etc.
• Receive a certificate from Dr. Senjuti Saha upon successful completion of the program. 

Duration: 2 weeks
Location: CHRF Headquarters, CHRF-Lab at Bangladeshi Shishu Hospital & Institute (BSHI) & CHRF's Demographic Surveillance Site in Mirzapur
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Program Fee

Note that there is an enrolment fee for this program. Contact us to get details. Additionally, all fees are subject to 15% VAT as per the policy of the Government of Bangladesh.