Online Certificate Course

Course Endorsement:

“This course is a well-structured and practical oriented endeavour by Indian Academy for Clinical and Dental Genetics (IACDG) on Genetics of Oral Cancer. I recommend this course for the aspiring researchers and students to learn the latest relevant techniques and first-hand activity based learning for a career in Oral Cancer research. IACDG has always been at the forefront in bringing in and inculcating the latest knowledge of technological advancements”

Salsi '20 (374)

Prof. (Dr.) W. M. Tilakaratne

 BDS, MS, FDSRCS, FRCPath, PhD

Professor/Oral Pathology
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Clinical Sciences ,Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, Malaysia
Past President: International Association of Oral Pathologists

Admissions Closed

To enroll to the program mail us at eventsiacdg@gmail.com or Whatsapp at +91 8436787974

Course Objectives: This course aims to deliver basic to intermediate level of  knowledge focusing mainly towards the molecular genetic aspects of oral cancer biology, advanced diagnostic technologies and their applications in routine diagnosis, prognosis as well as insights to oral cancer research.

Who can attend: Open to national and international students, faculty or professionals from any field of healthcare (dental, medical, etc.), science and technology. Anyone with an interest to explore more in the field of oral cancer or cancer biology can join the program.

How will the course benefit the participant: A refresher course that will nurture the basics as well as recent advancements in the field such as genomic technologies and saliva diagnostics in the perspective of oral cancer. The course is designed in a way to address any enthusiast at all career levels. The main objective is to enhance the understanding of practical implications of  the inherent science.

How will be the course conducted:The entire 18 hours course will be conducted through Live didactic online classroom  sessions as well as offline self study materials with extensive brainstorming and innovative activities accompanied by case studies. The detailed schedule will be informed to registered participant.

  • Live Classroom Sessions: 16 hours ( 2 days per week per month. Each class of 1 hour duration)
  • Timings: 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm (IST) [* timings may be subject to changes]
  • Days: Every Wednesday and Friday
  • Dedicated Discussion Sessions: 2 hr

What will the participant achieve through the course? This course will help the participant to learn to look beyond the textbook and obtain an overall understanding of various facets of technological applications in early diagnosis, prognosis, and recurrence of oral cancer.

What will you learn: This course will provide a 360 degree knowledge towards oral cancer starting right from basics of molecular genetics, cell biology and molecular biology aspects of oral cancer including the histopathology and the  radio-logical interpretations of signs and symptoms of the disease as well as the practical applications of  advanced molecular technologies for oral cancer diagnosis, prognosis and recurrence and the applications of saliva diagnostics in early detection of oral cancer.

Exam and Certification: The course will terminate with an evaluation exam followed by certification from Indian Academy for Clinical and Dental Genetics.

Exam pattern: 

  • 4 Internal Assessments (two per month): MCQs (20 marks) + Case study solving (30 marks) = 50 marks
  • Final certification exam after completion of modules = 50 marks
  • Final Score will be calculated out of 100 marks.

Course fees:

Rs. 4000 (INR) for national participants

59$ (USD) for international participants