2 Days Online Workshop on "Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) Technology for detection of HIV/HCV/HBV" 

Workshop highlight

           Helix BioGenesis is organizing the Live online workshop on “Nucleic Acid Testing (NAT) Technology for detection of HIV/HCV/HBV” so that the participants can have an experimental and live experimental insight into fully-automated Real-Time PCR Technology, its data management software and its use in the detection of various infectious diseases like HIV/HCV/HBV at an early stage of an infection.

NAT instruments, assays and reagents have been developed using the gold standard Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) technology, a very sensitive and high-performing technology that detects DNA and RNA molecules of infectious agents such as HIV/HCV/HBV at an early stage of an infection. Easily integrated into pre- and post-analytic solutions they enable blood donor screening facilities to fully automate operations, boost throughput and achieve quicker turnaround times - leading to greater overall workflow efficiency. Combining real-time PCR technology and modular automation NAT assays provide comprehensive genotype coverage and excellent sensitivity.  Together with analyzers that provide efficient workflows, they deliver fast result. In this workshop, participants will be imparted with both theoretical and hands-on training demonstration through step-by-step lectures/tutorials to the methodologies associated with the included topics.


NAT Technology highlights

  • Fully Automated Real-time PCR allows amplification and detection of RNA and DNA within hours

  • Supports simultaneous multiple assay processing

  • Accommodates integrated backup to maximize lab productivity

  • Provides built-in redundancy, full system audit and data security

  • Automates every step of the RT-PCR-based blood screening process


Workshop highlights

  • Live Demonstration of Fully Automated Real-Time PCR 

  • Focus on theory and Practical aspects of Fully Automated RT-PCR

  • DNA and RNA isolation from Plasma Samples through fully automated system

  • RT-PCR Data Analysis and Interpretation of Results

  • Participants will be provided with E-certificate.

Duration of training: 2 Days (18th July – 19th July, 2020)

Timings: 9:30 am- 11:30 am (2 to 2.5 hrs)

Last date of registration: 17th July, 2020

Eligibility criteria: B.Sc. / B.Tech. / M.Tech./ M.Sc. /Ph.D./ and Biotechnology Faculty. Basic knowledge of Medial Biotechnology/ Molecular biology will be desirable.

Registration Fee: Rs.500/- (Including GST)

Registration Link: https://forms.gle/X1zaz7TEUWeRiSJ19

Registration Process:

Registration has to be done through online mode only. Registration fee can be paid via Paytm (Paytm No. 7011354099). For RTGS/IMPS or online transfer of registration fee please use the following details for online payment: Payee Name: Helix Biogenesis Pvt. Ltd; Account Number: 003105029384; Type: Current Account; Bank Name: ICICI Bank; IFSC Code: ICIC0000031; Branch Address: Sector-18, Noida.

Note- Please do mention the transection ID/ reference number in the online application form. Successfully registered candidates will be intimated through email and/or WhatsApp on 17th July, 2020. Link and password to attend the workshop will be shared on 17th July, 2020 with registered participants.

Instructors: Dr. Premraj Singh, Scientist, Roche Diagnostics, India


Certification: Participants successfully completing the training program will be provided with online certificate.

Prerequisites: The entire training will be online and shall have following prerequisites:

  • Participants must have access to the laptop/desktop with stable internet connection.

  • Participants must possess a Google account (xxxx@gmail.com).

  • Basic knowledge of Medial Biotechnology/ Molecular biology will be beneficial.

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