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Molecular Medicine Mobility Programme: Summer Programme

Package name

Molecular Medicine Mobility Programme: Summer Programme

Why is this interesting for me?

The mobility@INFORMM programme focuses on current topics in in-vitro diagnostics, advanced research technologies and cancer research. Participants can choose to follow the educational activities under 'Diagnostics & Advanced Research Technologies' or 'Cancer Research' groups. Medium of communication is in English.


July, August, September

How long is the course?

2 weeks



Price inclusive?

Accommodations, Field Trips

Please state the price inclusive for "OTHERS"?

Transportation included except arrival and departure travel costs.

Learning objectives

Upon completion of this programme, participants will be introduced to:

  • The various fields of molecu lar medicine including biomarker discovery, development of in-vitro diagnostics, cancer biology and advanced research platforms

  • Basic laboratory techniques in molecular medicine using state-of-the-art facilities at INFORMM

  • Malaysian cultural and outdoor experiences

What do I expect to learn?

The Mobility@INFORMM Penang programme focuses on the current topics of the cellular and molecular basis of diseases, latest advanced research technologies and in-vitro diagnostic test development. This programme seeks to empower participants by providing a basic understanding of the field of molecular medicine through leisure and flexible type of lectures and hands-on experience in research in the biomedical field. Participants can choose to foll ow the educational activities under 'Diagnostics and Advanced Research Technologies' or 'Cancer research'groups. Medium of communication is in English. Upon completion, a certificate of participation will be awarded by INFORMM, Universiti Sains Malaysia

How do I experience learning?

Lectures, Field Trips / Field Excursion, Discussions, Group Activities, Practicals, Homestay, Laboratory Studies, Lab Practices, Jungle trekking, Outdoor Activities, Indoor Activities

How am I assessed?

Participation, Attendance, Discussions, Class perticipation

Is the certificate is awarded upon completion of the programme?


Note for students?

The minumun number of participants must at least more than 10 people. This is due to the way the programme is structured. Depending on mutual agreement, credit transfer options are also available.

Call for action:

Dr. Lai Ngit Shin (Erick)

Institute for Research in Molecular Medicine (INFORMM),

Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM),

11800 USM, Penang, Malaysia

Tel: +604-6534862

Fax: +604-6534803


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