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Published: 26th January 2015 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd January 2015 11:11 PM   |  A+A-

Get into Genomics

Vision Research Foundation, Chennai, has announced a symposium on Sanger to Next Generation Sequencing – The Genomics Era. Sponsored by Indian Council for Medical Research’s Department of Science and Technology and Department of Bio-technology, the symposium will be held at Sankara Nethralaya in Chennai. The two day symposium will explore why genome analysis is vital in clinical decision making, prognosis and personalised medicine. The symposium would offer an in-depth coverage of the areas of mapping and candidate gene screening, current trends of molecular diagnosis and the clinical significance of gene testing.

Eligibility: PG students, research scholars, scientists, professionals, clinicians and counsellors | Fee: Students - `1,000; Others – `2,000.

When: January 30 and 31.

Number of seats: Limited.

How to apply: For details mail, A Mahalingam on or call

0 9710485295/9840523560.

Last date of admission: January 27.


Learn aspects of Coal Inspection

NACE International, an authorised provider of Continuing Education Units by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), is offering a Coating Inspector Program (CIP) Level 1 course on Coating Inspection. This is a six-day course that offers 60 hours of instruction on the technical and practical fundamentals of coating inspection work for structural steel projects. The course will be conducted at Hotel Meluha in Mumbai | Eligibility: It is open to all graduates and students or to anyone who wants to become NACE Coating Inspector Level 2–Certified.

When: January 27 – February 1.

How to apply: This course is being hosted by the NACE International Gateway India Section. Contact Tushar Jhaveri, Secretary, NACE International Gateway India Section on email or call 022-25797354.

Fees: Please note fees for hosted courses may differ from the standard course fees in North America. Contact the NACE India for information on course fees.


Supply Chain Management Industrial and Management Engineering (IME) Department, Indian Institute of Technology-Kanpur, is organising a workshop on Supply Chain Management. The workshop will explore different introductory aspects like optimal design of supply chain, good vendor selection policy, reverse logistics and risk management issues, as applicable to supply chain management.

Eligibility: Academics/PG students and professionals.

When: March 14 -15.

Number of seats: 30 – 40.

How to apply: Apply online at You can also contact RRK Sharma, IME Department, IIT Kanpur, on 512-2596607/0 99843-86557 or email

Last date of admission: Limited.


Dance Movement Therapy

The Centre for Lifelong Learning of Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Deonar, Mumbai, is inviting applications for an experiential and interactive workshop on Dance Movement Therapy: A Skills Workshop for Personal and Professional Effectiveness. Dance therapy or dance movement therapy is the

psychotherapeutic use of movement and dance for emotional, cognitive, social behavioural and physical conditions. The workshop will be conducted by Sohini Chakraborty who is a dancer by profession.

Eligibility: NGO members and professionals in the field can apply.

Fee: `2,000.

When: January 30 – 31 (between 10 am and 5.30 pm).

Number of seats: Limited.

How to apply: Contact Veena Shinde/M Ritesh Vaity, Secretariat, Centre for Lifelong Learning, on 022-25525682 or email

Last date of admission: January 28.


Grooming Social Entrepreneurs XLRI — Xavier Institute of Management, Jamshedpur, is organising the seventh National Conference on Social Entrepreneurship titled The Young Changemaker — Youth as Social Entrepreneurs. The conference aims to provide a common platform to the young social entrepreneurs and sector professionals to share their stories, challenges and innovations.

Eligibility: Students/Graduates/social


Fee: There are various fees categories.

Details are available online.

When: January 30 — February 1.

Number of seats: Limited.

How to apply: Download the registration form at | Last date of admission: Registrations will close on January 30. On-spot registrations will be done.

Website: (


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