Projects
Name
[Ciudad Juarez] Cytogenetic applied to environmental mutagenesis
University
Universidad Autonoma de Ciudad Juarez
Domain
Genetics
Departement
Departamento de Ciencias Quimico Biologicas
Head
Dr. Alejandro Martinez
Tutor
MC. Guillermo Bojorquez
Languages
English, Spanish
Duration
4 weeks
Availability
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Type of Research Project
- Basic science
What is the background of the project?
We want to analyze the genetic damage made in human populations in border towns exposed to diverse environmental pollutants through the micronuclei and chromosome abnormalities analysis based in electroforetical techniques.
What is the aim of the project?
The project aim is to analyze the genetic damage made in human populations in border towns exposed to diverse environmental pollutants through the micronuclei and chromosome abnormalities analysis
What techniques and methods are used?
Unicellular electrophoresis
What is the role of the student?
- The tasks will be done under supervision
What are the tasks expected to be accomplished by the student?
Written report for the end of the exchange
Will there be any theoretical teaching provided (preliminary readings, lectures, courses, seminars etc)
1
What is expected from the student at the end of the research exchange? What will be the general outcome of the student?
- The student will prepare a scientific report
What skills are required of the student? Is there any special knowledge or a certain level of studies needed?
Basic knowledge in cytogenetic, the proper use of the material and laboratory equipment and reagents
Are there any legal limitations in the student’s involvement
No
Hours
6
Type of students accepted
This project accepts:
- Medical students
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