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[Monterrey] Molecular Medicine: Molecular Studies in Viral Hepatities (C and B)
Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon
Department of Biochemistry
Dra. Ana Ma. Guadalupe Rivas Estilla
Dra. Ana Maria Rivas Estilla
Spanish or English
Type of Research Project
- Clinical Project with Laboratory work
What is the background of the project?
Viral Hepatitis are serious diseases caused predominantly by the HBV and HCV viruses, as they cause lifelong infection, cirrhosis, liver cancer, liver failure and even death.
What is the aim of the project?
The main aim of this project, is to get information about the Molecular Epidemiology of Viral Hepatitis (HBV and HCV) in Mexico.
What techniques and methods are used?
The procedures of this research include clinical management of the infected patient and molecular diagnosis methods as PCR detection of HCV and HBV, and Viral Quantification of these viruses.
What is the role of the student?
- The student will observe the practical experiments but will be highly involved in the analysis of the results
- The tasks of the student will be performed on his/her own
- The tasks will be done under supervision
What are the tasks expected to be accomplished by the student?
Written scientific report
Will there be any theoretical teaching provided (preliminary readings, lectures, courses, seminars etc)
What is expected from the student at the end of the research exchange? What will be the general outcome of the student?
What skills are required of the student? Is there any special knowledge or a certain level of studies needed?
Basic knowledge in Cellular Biology, Molecular Biology and Virology
Are there any legal limitations in the student’s involvement
Type of students accepted
This project accepts: - Medical students
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