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M.Sc. Cellular & Molecular Oncology

Overview

M.Sc. in Cellular & Molecular Oncology is a postgraduate program from Jain (Deemed-to-be) University. It aims at providing specialized theoretical and practical knowledge in the cellular and molecular genetics of cancer with the knowledge to create specialized manpower for high quality clinical and basic research in the perspective of human cancer. Emphasis is given to ensure that students develop an in-depth understanding of cancer along with a clear understanding of allied subjects both in theory and applied techniques. With enthusiastic, innovative and focused approach will provide a changing nature of cancer research with special emphasis on human genome, molecular medicine, cancer genomics & proteomics, bioinformatics, and drug design and targeting. It also provides students appropriate communication skills to effectively disseminate research and technical information, including practical implications of research analysis. It will equip the students of this course with a range of transferable skills, knowledge and opportunities to pursue a career at the highest level in industry or research.


Program Outcome

  • To develop in-depth knowledge of normal cell signalling and how it is compromised in cancer cells.
  • To develop comprehension capabilities to integrate theory, appropriate research methods and technical information and apply to develop new products/technologies.
  • To gain the intellectual to solve problems in cancer biology using a range of different approaches and techniques.
  • Apply the knowledge to solve the typical problems related to molecular medicine and technology and be able to commercialize the same.
  • To develop the abilities to recognize environmental and social impacts.
  • To create the correct attitude towards research related to life sciences which can contribute to society.
  • Apply a basic core of scientific and quantitative knowledge to enhance understanding of cell structure and function at the molecular level.
  • Develop and maintain a notebook of laboratory records.
  • Utilize laboratory skills to enhance understanding of cell structure and function while participating in a group environment.

Career Prospects

  • Microbiologist
  • Biochemist
  • Biophysicist
  • Epidemiologist
  • Natural Sciences Managers
  • Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologist