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BS2021 RNA Structures & RNA based Drug Development
Objectives
This course aims to introduce the concepts involved in evaluating RNA related bio-macromolecules structurally. You will learn the importance of RNA in life sciences and drug discoveries. In addition, the course examines the status of current research regarding structural biology of RNA and RNA-based therapeutics.
Outline
"Introduction to structural biology of RNA, The origin of RNA, Ribosome and the secret of life, Splicing and Spliceosomes, RNAi silencing machineries,
CRISPR, silencing machineries targeting the genome, When RNA goes viral, Recognizing non-self RNA by immune system, RNA polymerases and RNA degradation machineries,
The magic of Ribozyme, The mysteries of lincRNA, RNA therapeutics in the pipeline, RNA mimics, and the future of RNA therapeutics"
Who Should Attend
Reasearchers working in academia and the local biotech industry
Eligibility Criteria
Diploma/Degree in Biological Sciences and equivalent with 2 years of related working experience.
Details
Date(s): 11 Jan 2021 to 07 May 2021
Time: Refer to Class and Exam Schedules
Venue: SBS-TR+6
Closing Date of Registration: 30 Nov 2020
Course Fee Payable:(Inclusive of GST) Refer to the course fee table

Subsidy/Funding
MOE (SBMC) No
E2I No
SSG Yes
Academic Units (AU)
Number of AU: 3
Online Registration
Closed
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Method of Payment
  1. Online Credit/Debit Card Payment (VISA and Mastercard only)
  2. Cash/Cheque/NETS payment at One-Stop@SAC (NTU Main Campus)
Withdrawal & Refund Policy

Once payment is made, applicant is committed to the completion of course. Course fee refunds will not be considered.

Terms and Conditions
  1. Course is subject to a minimum participation number before commencement.
  2. Course is subject to a first-come-first-serve basis.
  3. Registration is non-transferable.
  4. Student must meet all eligibility criteria for admission.
  5. Student is required to complete all assessments for each course.
  6. PaCE@NTU​ reserves the right to change or cancel any course or lecturer due to unforeseen circumstances.
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