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Molecular Biology Course 2013 - Call for Application

University of Tsukuba is glad to inform you that we will hold the Molecular Biology Course in collaboration with Institute of Tropical Biology (ITB), HCMC, Vietnam, again in 2013. This course aims at providing Vietnamese students and young scientists with knowledge and hands on experience of Reverse Transcription - Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) that is widely used in the field of molecular biology. Participants will have an opportunity to practice designing their own research.

  • January 14, 2013 ~ January 18, 2013
  • Place: Institute of Tropical Biology
    9/621 Ha Noi Highway, Linh Trung Ward, Thu Duc Dist., Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Participation Fee: Free
    (Participants must cover their own transportation, hotel and other actual expenses, if any)
  • Application Deadline: December 27, 2012
  • Contents:
    1. Using RT-PCR in evaluating the expression of Nrf2 target genes to investigate the effects of electrophiles present in foods and chemicals in the environment. Various stimulants will be exposed to cells. Upon mRNA extraction from the cells, RT reaction and PCR will be performed.
    2. After obtaining the results, each group will discuss and design additional experiments.
    3. Finally, each group will prepare Power Point slides to share their experiences in the form of a presentation.
Applicants are required to submit application form by December 27, 2012 by sending email to University of Tsukuba Ho Chi Minh City Office (ut.vietnam@un.tsukuba.ac.jp).

From December 28, 2012 to January 6, 2013, our office will be closed for New Year Holidays.

For further information, please contact:

University of Tsukuba Ho Chi Minh City Office
Address: 3rd Floor, 268A Nam Ky Khoi Nghia Street, District 3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Tel: (08) 39326258 - 0932514923
Email: ut.vietnam@un.tsukuba.ac.jp