Translational Genomics Riyadh


The purpose of this rotation is to understand Basic Molecular Genomics Medicine, which involves the use of genomic information and technologies to determine disease risk and predisposition, diagnosis and prognosis, and the selection and prioritization of therapeutic options.



• Illustrate the basics of genetics in health and disease.
• Demonstrate knowledge about nucleic acids: DNA vs. RNA, and the basics of DNA extraction and purification.
• Understand the PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction).
• Recognize the basics of DNA sequencing and the detection of DNA variants.



• One month


Acceptance Criteria:

• Internship request letter from intern’s sponsor
• Saudi national or born to a Saudi mother 
• GPA 3.5 out of 5 or 2.8 out of 4 and above
• Bachelor's degree (Graduates from relevant scientific branches, such as biochemistry, applied medical sciences, microbiology, biology, molecular biology, genetics, molecular genetics, pharmacy, medicine, etc.)
• Valid English qualification (IELTS with a minimum score of 4.5 overall or equivalent)
• Interview with the chairman or hosting unit head



• Medical coverage as per hospital policy
• Certificate of completion


Things to know before applying:

• Submitting your application does not guarantee acceptance to the internship
• Applications must be submitted at least (2) two months prior to the starting date
• Training seats are limited and based on availability
• Verifying the accuracy of documents and information submitted is your responsibility
• Please note that inaccurate information or missing documents will result in your application being rejected

For more details on how to apply, please click here.

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