ISHG 2018

Pre-Conference Satellite Workshop

“Application of fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) in Clinical Medicine”

9th & 10th March 2018
Venue: Seminar Hall A Teresa Block, Second Floor,MMM

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ISHG 2018

Pre-Conference Satellite Workshop

“Application of FISH in Clinical Medicine”

The Center for Genetic Studies & Research, The Madras Medical Mission, Chennai welcomes you to participate in the Pre-conference Satellite Workshop on fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) to be held on 9th & 10th March, 2018.

The main objective of this workshop is to provide insight into the basic principles of FISH, instrumentation, probe selection and its application in research and diagnosis. This two day workshop will provide an in-depth knowledge of the theory and practical aspects of FISH by providing a hands-on training.

We look forward to meeting you in Chennai during March 2018.

Target audience:

Scientists, physicians, researchers, students and lab technicians.

Number of participants: 30

Selection will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

Note : This Workshop offers 15 CME credit points by The Tamil Nadu Dr.MGR Medical University.


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Programme Schedule

  Day I 9th March 2018

Time Lecture/ Lab work Faculty
8:00 – 8:30 Registration
8:30 – 9:00 Inauguration
9:00 – 9:20 Principle and overview of FISH Dr. Bibhas Kar
9:20 – 9:40 Importance of FISH in diagnosis and management of congenital heart diseases. Dr. Sivakumar K
9:40 – 10:00 Role of interphase FISH in prenatal diagnosis Dr. Lakshmi S
10:00 – 10:15 Tea Break
10:15 – 12:00 Preparation of reagents Ms. Sumathy A
Ms. Linda Catherine B
Ms. Afreen A
12:00 – 13:00 Setting up of the sample (PB/BM/AF/CVS) and harvesting
13:00 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:30 Slide casting Ms. Sumathy A
Ms. Linda Catherine B
Ms. Afreen A
14:30 – 15:45 Pre-treatment, denaturation, hybridisation
15:45 – 16:00 Tea Break

Day 2 10th March 2018

Time Lecture/ Lab work Faculty
9:00 – 10:00 Preparatory work Ms. Sumathy A
Ms. Linda Catherine B
Ms. Afreen A
10:00 – 11:00 Post-hybridisation wash, addition of counter stain
11:00 – 11:15 Tea Break
11:15 – 11:30 FISH for detecting genetic changes in haematological malignancies Dr. Bibhas Kar
11:30 – 12:45 Visualisation of signals in microdeletion syndromes, prenatal and haematological samples Ms. Sumathy A
Ms. Linda Catherine B
Ms. Afreen A
12:45 – 13:00 Interpretation using The International System for Human Cytogenetic Nomenclature (ISCN 2016) Dr. Bibhas Kar
13:00 – 14:00 Group Photo + Lunch

Registration Fee

Category Registration fee (INR)
Academia Rs. 5000/-
Industry Rs. 8000/-

* Registration fee includes workshop kit, manual, certificate, lunch & refreshments.

* Candidates are requested to make their own arrangements for accommodation.

* Registration closes on Saturday 24th Feb 2018



To be paid in favour of The Madras Medical Mission payable at Chennai



Account No: 497505010066001
Name of the Bank: Union Bank of India, TSK Nagar Branch,
MMM Extn counter, No.4A, Dr. J.J. Nagar,
Mogappair, Chennai 600 037.
IFSC Code; UBIN0549754

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Dr. Bibhas Kar
Convenor – ISHG 2018 "Pre-conference
Satellite Workshop"
Head, Center for Genetic Studies & Research
Address :
The Madras Medical Mission
4A, Dr. J J Nagar, Mogappair
Chennai – 600037
Phone :
044-26568000 Extn. 4260
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