UKM Medical Molecular Biology Institute

 Leading Institute in Molecular Medicine

Professional Certificate in Genome Sequencing

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES

HPP1

Possesses a thorough understanding of the fundamental concepts and applications of DNA in the field of medical research.

HPP2

Recognize fundamental and sophisticated procedures and technologies used in medical research, particularly those relating to genome sequencing.

HPP3

Demonstrates a high level of proficiency in laboratory work and the operation of a next-generation genome sequencing platform.

HPP4

Capable of implementing sequencing techniques into workflows and resolving any technical challenges that may emerge.

HPP5

Capacity for analysing and interpreting genome sequencing data, as well as their implications for disease pathophysiology

CURRICULUM STRUCTURE

The course will start in October 2022: Weekdays Only

This Professional Certificate program comprises of three courses covering the theory, practice, and analysis of data pertaining to genome sequencing, for a total of six credits.

No. Code Course Credit
1. JJPG5021 Basic Principles of DNA and Genome Sequencing 1.0
2. JJPG5022 Theory and practice of Short-read Sequencing and Long-read Sequencing 2.0
3. JJPG5042 Bioinformatics Analysis 2.0
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 5.0
Mode of delivery Theory: Physical in classroom
Hands-on: UMBI's Laboratories

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Malaysian citizens and international students are eligible to apply for this programme. The following prerequisites apply to admission:

Malaysian citizen candidate

  • A bachelor's degree in an area related to biology, genetics, or such; OR
  • A bachelor's degree in another field with at least two years of relevant job experience; OR
  • Possess a diploma and at least three years of work experience in a relevant industry.

Foreign candidate

  • Possess a Bachelor's Degree in a field related to biology, genetics, or such that is recognised by the university senate; OR
  • Possess a diploma qualification and at least three years of relevant industry experience.

TIMETABLE

Nurul Izza Umar

 

Nadzirah Selamat

Nooranizah Amdan

ACCOMODATION

Hotels nearby UMBI:

  1. Hotel Sri Permaisuri Cheras (3-star hotel)
  2. Hotel EST Kuala Lumpur
  3. International Youth Centre (IYC) Residence
  4. Hotel Maple Inn
  5. V Hotel Kuala Lumpur
  6. Crystal Garden Hotel

Low Budget hotels are also available nearby the UMBI. Please refer to any hotel booking website for further information.

**Important Note: Kindly be noted that the organizer will not be liable for any claim or responsibility in regards of the listed accommodation above. for accommodation booking and reservation, please click the appropriate links and follow the guidelines in the respective website.

REGISTER NOW FOR PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE IN GENOME SEQUENCING

Closing date: 1st September 2022

Contact Person

Associate Prof. Dr Nurul Syakima Ab Mutalib (syakima@ppukm.ukm.edu.my)

Nurul Izza Umar (izzaumar@ukm.edu.my)