Oral Cancer Genetics

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”

Dr (Prof.) W. M. TIlakaratne
Dr (Prof.) W. M. TIlakaratne

Prof. (Dr.) W. M. Tilakaratne


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

How will be the course conducted

How will be the course conducted:The entire 18 hours course will be conducted through online self-paced learning sessions  with extensive brainstorming and innovative activities accompanied by case studies.

The registered participant will receive the link to the course through email or Whatsapp. The Unique identifier code (UIC) will be shared to login inside the course.

  • Online Modules:  3 - 4 videos per module
  • Online Assignments and Testing Tickers

Course Start Date:

Open all through the year. You can register anytime you want.

Course fees:

Indian Participants: Rs. 4099.18  + 18% GST

(Rs 4099.18 + 899.82 (GST) = Rs 4999)

International Participants: 98$ (USD)

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 (one after every two modules): 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.

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 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.

  • Module 1: Brushing Up The Basics
  • Module 2: What Goes Wrong 
  • Module 3: Finding The Faults
  • Module 4: The Omics World
  • Module 5: The Early Notifications
  • Module 6: Dental Considerations for Diagnosed Patients
  • Module 7: Spit Out Cancer
  • Module 8: Developing A Chairside Device

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 foundation 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.

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.

Participant Events

Oral Cancer Genetics Graduation Day 2020
Oral Cancer Genetics Panel Discussion 2020
Oral Cancer Genetics Panel Discussion 2021


Akhilesh Agrawal (Dental Intern)

"Its was a fabulous course and the knowledge was compiled from basic to advance in a systematic way. All our doubts were clarified and the participants also learnt about the research based strategies in oral cancer"

Dr Nividha Chhabra (Dental Practitioner)

"Excellent Course. A must to do course for everyone and Dr. Gargi Ma’am is a superb Teacher n u will surely flourish under her guidance."

Dr Ram Sabarish (Faculty)

"Excellent course. Tailormade to satisfy your needs in the Field of Oral Cancer Genetics. Really recommend to take up this course to explore more in the field of research in oral cancer genetics. Remember you are under a great mentor who can bring translational research to a reality."

Dr Anwesha Biswas (Postgraduate Student)

"It was a excellent workshop thank u mam giving me a opportunity take a part to it ur method of teaching as superb as a best mentor."

Dr Khusbu Jain (Dental Practitioner)

"A great mentor + very well managed sessions + perfectly structured course modules with research relevant insights. It was a great learning experience."

Sruti Murali (Postgraduate Student)

"This course enlightens us on lesser known and explored facts of oral cancer and also gives us the impetus to think out of the box. The highlight of this course is the way it is structured from the basic cellular and nuclear level changes to the big picture and goes on to explain what more to do to make it even bigger! An experience of a lifetime…"

Dr Gargi Saran (Faculty)

"Really an insight course for Genetics"

V. Sundarajan

"It’s a wonderful practical orientated course. This course is very enriching and at par with world’s top courses at the moment."

Dr Khalida Shaik

"Excellent mentor with amazing teaching skills. Had a great learning experience right from basics in genetics to the advance therapy. Anyone with passion and zeal looking for an opportunity to learn new technology in the field of Genetics, then this the right platform for you!!!😊"

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