Intended for healthcare professionals


Techniques and applications of molecular biology

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 26 August 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b3324
  1. Emily Shaw, specialty registrar in histopathology
  1. 1Department of Cellular Pathology, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, Southampton SO16 6YD
  1. ecshaw{at}

The techniques and applications of molecular biology course is a four day taught course held in Coventry for medical practitioners and covers recent developments in the field of molecular biology. Where possible, the techniques are illustrated with clinical examples. For an additional fee and some follow-up work, course delegates can register with the University of Warwick for a masters level postgraduate award in techniques and applications of molecular biology. The course is well established—I attended the 36th session, having received recommendations from colleagues who had been on it.

Who is the course for?

The course is suitable for any doctor who wishes to gain an understanding of molecular biology techniques. The one I attended had training, career, and …

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