This Master, with research goal, provides a solid education of understanding the elements of genomics and its applications in human disease. Basic and functional genomics, developmental biology and human genetics, concepts and specific therapeutic approaches to diseases, studies on animals and cell models will be inherited in different courses of this Master. It also aims to address biotechnology with all its concepts (gene therapy, stem cells, RNAi). More education sessions and targeted seminars incorporated new approaches of therapy on certain pathological conditions of genetic diseases and oncogenesis are definitely covered in this Master.
Develop, design and conduct a research in a research team specializing in a specific scientific discipline.
Handle and/ or use new genomic tools, molecular biology and cell culture.
Ability to work in the laboratory: integrate into a team, obtaining and analyzing results, a report argued and critical follow scientific developments in the field and develop a work project.
Conduct research activity in terms of equipment and consumables.
Recruitment: Applications are reviewed by an admission committee. The best candidates are selected after interview
Holding a Master 1 degree or with equivalent degree judged by the admissions committee. Students in the life Sciences, Health, Biochemistry and pharmacy are eligible for this Master.
Further Studies / Career Opportunities
Research perspective: integration of candidates in the academic field, after preparing PhD doctoral training:
Researcher (public or private)
University Research Professor
Professional perspective: aims to provide students with opportunities in diagnostic/ pharmaco genomics field (assistant research engineer, technical and commercial laboratories) within biotech companies in Lebanon or abroad
Employers, output of M2, higher education teaching
More specific activity fields:
Basic research and medical science, applied research