Training And Consultations


RASA offers several training and project modules in disciplines of Bioinformatics, Cheminformatics, Biotechnology and Life science software developments. The organization has all the required infrastructure and excellent facilities for students to pursue their courses. RASA brings together computational, physical, chemical, biological and statistical domains in a stimulating and nurturing environment for the development and training of 3rd generation scientist (one who can incorporate theory, simulation, and experiment to expand their understanding to address key problems of modern sciences).
  • Why Rasa
  • Industrial
  • Research
  • Biotech & Pharma
  • Summer Training

Why RASA ??

  • RASA is rated by CRISIL.
  • RASA is having its own training academy that provides training in Bio-Cheminformatics, Biotech, Pharma ceuticals and Life Science Software Development.
  • RASA is a pioneer in providing ’in demand’ job & research oriented training & projects.
  • RASA have successfully trained scientists and professionals from NCL, NARI, Persistent, Evolves, D Y patil, and other reputed national institutes & companies.
  • RASA had trained over 250 personals from different backgrounds like Biochemistry ,Pharmacy ,Chemistry ,Microbiology, biotech students in Bioinformatics / Chemoinformatics, CADD & Software Development to enhance & optimize their research & publication work.
  • 90% students get placed after training from RASA across India & abroad in various Pharma, Biotech, CRO institutes & companies like Lupin pharma, Xceleris, Evolvus, NIV, NCL & in RASA itself.
  • RASA audience pool ranges from Junior college to PhD holders, research scientists to industry experts.
  • RASA has conducted many workshop/seminar in bioinformatics and CADD across many collage and insti tute in India.
  • RASA has started Biotech and pharmacy Industrial training program with collaboration with Geneombio Technologies Pvt. Ltd and D. Y. Patil Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Research

Milestones achieved by RASA In Training:


  • Local Newspaper also appreciated our initiative to promote Chemoinformatics in India in a practical way.
  • Provided solutions and services to different biotechnology & pharma companies & research labs.
  • Conducted 2 national level practical oriented workshop in chemoinformatics and CADD comprising over 100 participants (ranging from students, scientist to industrial persons).
  • We are first one to provide corporate training in Cheminformatics to Wipro.
  • We also successfully conducted a workshop with Persistent under Biocrat on “Insilico Drug Discovery”.


Silent features of RASA trainings:


  • Emphasis on concept building of students.
  • Science Skills Development- These Industrial training programs enable students to better understand science and perform better during interviews of technology driven science like Pharmacy, Bioinformatics, Chemoinfromatics, Biotechnology & many more.
  • Different Programs as per Individual Needs.
  • Acquiring Latest Knowledge by hands-on training and research experience & exposure to the research field.
  • Selected student will get a chance of Publication in one of the peer reviewed journals with good impact factor.
  • Guest lecture & guidance from eminent scientists from research institute of India and abroad.
  • Experienced faculty from industry, academia.
  • We intent to restrict maximum number of students to 6 only.
  • Guidance throughout the training period.
  • 100% Job & research Assistance.
  • Attractive CV making, HR, Personal Development & soft skill training during training & project.

Industrial Training

RASA believes in sharing knowledge, hence we have a dedicated training division wherein students and professionals are trained. These Projects / Industrial Training programs are a unique combination of Technology learning and real life technical projects. The project helps the candidate to satisfy the required guidelines along with technical learning & experience


Industrial training Features:


  • Training in an industrial environment provides the trainees with the opportunity to develop a problem solving attitude and to have an insight into the functioning of the department.
  • IT will help to meet corporate/research need to get hire easily.
  • Latest knowledge of industry, Field, 90% hands on training exposure to research or corporate.
  • An exposure to the working environment of a commercial organization will give them an integrated view of its operations.
  • All the trainings are totally practical oriented.
  • Quality Training with small batches, personal attention,library Facility.
  • Certificate will be provided for respective training.


Industrial training Topics:


  • Chemoinformatics/ Pharmacoinformatics.
  • Bioinformatics.
  • Computer Aided drug designing(CADD).
  • Micro- array data analysis.
  • Molecular modeling and dynamics.
  • NGS data analysis.
  • Software development.
  • Docking studies.
  • QSAR.
  • In-Silico Primer designing.
  • Perl
  • BioPerl.
  • Python.
  • Core JAVA
  • Advance JAVA.
  • BioJAVA & CDK.
  • Database development.
  • Analytical Instrumentation/Quality Control
  • Experimental Pharmacology.
  • Molecular biology.


  • Audience :


    Any one from junior college students, Diploma holders ,Graduates, Post-Graduates ,PhD holder, Teachers, scientist ,professional of science background like bioinformatics, chemistry, Pharma, biotech, microbiology, biochemistry etc. Those who want to meet industry standards.

    Duration :


    2 weeks to 6 months

    Note :


    • We do conduct regular, summer/winter,weekend batches of Industrial training and projects.
    • Customization of training topics & duration will be provided as per the candidate need.

Research Training Program


The extensive research training program provides a unique blend of cross-disciplinary and generic researcher development training that ensures that candidate can foster an interdisciplinary awareness and acquire the research skills and competencies necessary to complete their research work. Exchanging ideas about research experience is an invaluable method of gaining knowledge. The teaching is designed to encourage interaction, with the emphasis on student involvement and hands-on experience.

Research training Features:


  • This program diversifies practical experience and helps them in developing the attributes of team work and correlation with members of other professions and disciplines.
  • It is intended to provide the trainees with a new dimension to their experience.
  • This would necessarily involve exposure of trainees to the entire gamut of activities of research in a phased and systematic manner.
  • Get a chance of Publication of Research paper /Projects the peer reviewed journal with the required standard Impacts factor above 3.0.
  • Upon completion of the above mentioned training & project, student will be awarded with an ‘Industrial working experience letter’ as a Research Trainee in the selected field from RASA, along with the certificates of each of the completed training modules.
  • Student will get one Training Module FREE under the same.
  • Two months industrial training & 4 months work on live project with job assistance.
  • Certificates of all Industrial Trainings will be given during program.
  • Upto 35 % discount on Research Trainee.


Research training Topics:


  • RT in Bioinformatics.
  • RT in Chemoinformatics/ Pharmacoinformatics.
  • RT in Micro- array data analysis.
  • RT in Molecular modeling and dynamics.
  • RT in NGS data analysis.
  • RT in Computer Aided Drug designing(CADD)
  • RT in Life science software development.


Audience :


Any one from science background like bioinformatics, chemistry, Pharma, biotech, microbiology, biochemistry etc wants to build their career in research in different pharma,biotech,IT companies and research labs.

Duration:


6 months

Note:


Customization of topics & duration will be provided as per the candidate need.

Biotech/Pharma Training & Project


RASA is launching the exclusive training and projects in Biotechnology & pharmacy area. RASA is collaborated with different companies and colleges in providing in demand and practical training &project.

Biotech/Pharma Training & Project Features


  • Well equipped laboratory with Auto-analyzer, Plethysmometer (Hugo-Basile,Italy), Histamine Chamber, Metabolic cages, HPLC, HPTLC, UV-VIS, FTIR, Advanced PCR,DNA Sequencing ,Real Time PCR Technology,Gene Cloning,RFLP
  • In one month you will get experience of 8 months wet lab work.
  • If interested, paper publication for wet lab and Bioinformatics work.
  • Chance to work with industry people in industrial ambience and work culture.
  • Chance to work with industry people in industrial ambience and work culture.


Biotech Project available on following topics :


  • Abacavir (Drug) sensitivity in humans
  • MRNA TB PCR development
  • Heredity Disease diagnosis test assay development (6-8 different diseases)
  • Development of method for C-value estimation in different plant species/ cancerous cells.
  • Standardization of C-value determination using flow cytometry and q - PCR in plant /cancerous cells


Note:


  • 100% chances for submitting sequence in NCBI with your name if you work on DNA sequencing in case of Biotech.
  • Complimentary Bioinformatics training to analyze data generated into wet lab.


Pharmaceutical Projects are available on following topics :


  • HPLC method development & validation for API in bulk & pharmaceutical dosage.
  • HPTLC method development & validation for API in bulk & pharmaceutical dosage.
  • Formulation of Immediate Release Tablet.
  • Formulation of Fast Dissolving Tablet Dosage Form.
  • Formulation of Gel Dosage Form.
  • Pharmacological screening (Anti Inflammatory, Asthma, Analgesics, Anti ulcer,
  • Immunomodulatory, Anti Obesity activity, Urinary tract activity, Infertility activity,Behavioral activity, anti-convulsant activity, Anti Diabetic and Anti Parkinsonian activity).
  • Herbal drug analysis projects:
    • Preparation of Monographs (Medicinal plants).
    • Plant material extraction.
    • Preliminary phytochemical screening.
    • Herbal drug analysis by Chromatographic studies (HPLC, HPTLC,TLC etc.).
    • Standardization of herbal drugs (Raw material and Formulations).
    • Isolation of Phytoconstituents
    • Evaluation of volatile and fixed oils.


Note:


  • Complimentary Cheminformatics training to analyze data generated into wet lab.

Audience :


Any one from junior college students, Diploma holders ,Graduates, Post-Graduates ,PhD holder, Teachers, scientist ,professional of science background like, chemistry, Pharma, biotech, microbiology, biochemistry etc.

Duration :


3 months to 6 months

Why Summer Training?


     RASA believes in sharing knowledge, hence we have a dedicated training division wherein students and professionals are trained. Summer internships being a integral part of academia, RASA has launched summer internship programs for students. The internship helps the candidate to satisfy the required guidelines of college/ course/ university along with technical learning & experience.

Summer training Features:


  • Guest lecturers from Research Institutes and Industry persons.
  • All the trainings are totally practical oriented with free software installed in your system.
  • Certificate of summer training program.
  • Latest knowledge of industry, Field, 90% hands on training exposure to research or corporate.
  • CV making, HR session from Our HR department, soft skill development program
  • Experienced faculty from industry & academics with 6 yrs of experience.
  • Library Facility.
  • Small batches so can be personal attention & to maintain the quality.
  • Get the lab Experience & knowledge of various software, tools, techniques from RASA

Summer training Modules:


  • Bioinformatics
  • Molecular Modeling and Dynamics
  • NGS Data Analysis
  • Computer Aided Drug Designing
  • Molecular Biology
  • Biological Database Development
  • Java & Bio-Java/CDK
  • R Language
  • Python

    Why Bioinformatics?


         Bioinformatics joins computer science, information technology, mathematics and statistics to solve complex biological problems. These problems are usually the molecular level which cannot be solved by various means. This interesting field of science has many applications and research areas where it can be applied.

    Audience


         A Life science person (i.e. Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Pharmacy) must have knowledge about bioinformatics like mapping and analyzing DNA and protein sequences, aligning different DNA and protein sequences to compare them, and creating and viewing 3-D models of protein structures, so that in future project, one can implement bioinformatics to analyze his wet lab results to save his time and money as this approach is very convenient.

    Topics


    • Bioinformatics
    • Perl
    • Primer Designing

    Why Molecular Modeling and Dynamics?


    • Molecular modeling encompasses all theoretical and computational techniques used to model or mimic the behavior of molecules.
    • Molecular modeling methods are now routinely used to investigate the structure, dynamics, surface properties and thermodynamics of inorganic, biological and polymeric systems.
    • The types of biological activity that have been investigated using molecular modeling include protein folding, enzyme catalysis, protein stability, conformational changes associated with biomolecular function, and molecular recognition of proteins, DNA, and membrane complexes.

    Audience


         An individual with any background like biochemistry, structural biologist, molecular biologist, genetics, and biophysics can undergo this course to study molecular modeling of structure and its behaviors.

    Topics


    • Basics of Bioinformatics
    • Molecular Modeling and Dynamics
    • Docking studies

    Why Next Generation Sequencing Data Analysis?


  • Bioinformatics Toolbox provides algorithms and visualization techniques for Next Generation Sequencing analysis.
  • The toolbox enables you to analyze whole genomes while performing calculations at a base pair level of resolution.

  • Audience


         You can use the NGS browser to visualize and investigate short-read alignments using either single-end or paired-end short reads.
    NGS are now widely used in SNP variant detection at low coverage and a low false positive rate.

    Topics


    • Basics of Bioinformatics
    • NGS data analysis

    Why Computer Aided Drug Designing?


  • Computer Aided Drug Design uses computational chemistry to discover, enhance, or study drugs and related biologically active molecules and is nowadays widely accepted in various fields.
  • Computer-Aided Drug Design (CADD) is a specialized discipline that uses computational methods to simulate drug-receptor interactions.
  • CADD methods are heavily dependent on bioinformatics tools, applications and databases. As such, there is considerable overlap in CADD research and bioinformatics.
  • If a researcher wants to go for multiple docking, that is very tedious job to go for lab approach; rather if he goes for CADD it will reduce his time and can come out with a novel molecule by undergoing high-throughput screening and multiple docking.
  • Multiple docking involves docking of thousands of molecules at a time.
  • CADD and bioinformatics together are a powerful combination in drug research and development.

  • Audience


         Researcher, professional or students with knowledge of CADD have a wider scope in field of OSDD and Pharmacy for their future.

    Topics


    • Basics of Bioinformatics
    • Basics of Chemoinformatics
    • Computer Aided Drug Designing

    Why Molecular Biology?


  • Major advances in the field of molecular biology, coupled with advances in genomic technologies, have led to an explosive growth in the biological information generated by researchers.
  • This deluge of genomic information has, in turn, led to an absolute requirement for computerized databases to store, organize and index the data, and for specialized tools to view and analyze the data. The different kinds of structural analysis led to several different kinds of databases.
  • The molecular biology have elongated in several different but strongly related working fields.

  • Audience


         This course will include some bioinformatics part that will help you in analyzing the results generated from molecular techniques or any molecular biology projects.

    Topics


    • Bioinformatics
    • Primer designing
    • Molecular Biology Techniques

    Why Biological Database Development?


  • Reduced data redundancy.
  • Reduced updating errors and increased consistency.
  • Greater data integrity and independence from applications programs.
  • Improved data access to users through use of host and query languages.
  • Improved data security.
  • Reduced data entry, storage, and retrieval costs.
  • SQL is responsible for querying and editing information stored in a certain DBMS.
  • Searching, sorting, and creating indexes is faster, since tables are narrower, and more rows fit on a data page.
  • Database normalization is conceptually cleaner and easier to maintain and change as per our needs change.

Audience


     A bioinformatics person should have knowledge of databases to create database and to understand database.

Topics


  • RDBMS Using MYSQL
  • SQL Queries
  • Biological Data Normalization

    Why Java & Bio-Java/CDK?


  • Java is fast, secure, and reliable
  • Java is a programming language. It's widely used in all kinds of fields.
  • It's used on websites, applications, Bioinformatics field.
  • BioJava is an open-source project dedicated to providing a Java framework for processing biological data.
  • It is a package that contains class files and objects that implement Java code to be used for a variety of things.
  • It is a great toolbox for those in the bioinformatics field that want to use Java to do analyzing and manipulating sequences.
  • BioJava contains powerful analysis and statistical routines, tools for parsing common file formats and packages for manipulating sequences and 3D structures.
  • It enables rapid bioinformatics application development in the Java programming language.

Audience


     Bioinformatics students should have basic programming language knowledge therefore Java is important to understand bioinformatics tools such as EMBOSS.
To learn Bio-java basic Java knowledge is required.
     A Bioinformatics persons must have knowledge about Bio-Java to create different tools as well as to understand the algorithm behind any bioinformatics tool

Topics


  • Core Java
  • Bio-Java/CDK
  • Designing Applications Related to Biojava

    Why R programming Language?


  • The R language is widely used among statisticians and data miners for developing statistical software and data analysis.
  • Polls and surveys of data miners are showing R's popularity has increased substantially in recent years.
  • R provides a wide variety of statistical and graphical techniques, including linear and nonlinear modeling, classical statistical tests, time-series analysis, classification, clustering, and others
  • R is easily extensible through functions and extensions, and the R community is noted for its active contributions in terms of packages.
  • Strength of R is static graphics, which can produce publication-quality graphs, including mathematical symbols.
  • In Microarray, R is used to analyze microarray data in tools like BRB Array tool.

Audience


     A life science person must have the knowledge of R language to anakyse the statistical data generated by experiments.

Topics


  • Data Types
  • BAsic Plots
  • Scripting

    Why Python programming Language?


  • Python is a widely used general-purpose, high-level programming language.
  • Like other dynamic languages, Python is often used as a scripting language, but is also used in a wide range of non-scripting contexts.
  • Python standard library supports many Internet protocols i.e. HTML and XML, JSON
  • Popular tool developed in python is BitTorrent, original client, along with several derivatives.

Audience


     Python is very useful for Bioinformaticians because most of the bioinformatics tools are built in python i.e.Autodock,Modeller.

Topics


  • Varaibles
  • Functions
  • Input/Output


Important Dates


Batch

Module Name

Starts on

Early Bird
Registration Date

Last Date of
Registration

First batch Bioinformatics 15th April,2014 30th March,2014 5th April,2014
Molecular Modeling and Dynamics
NGS Data Analysis
Second batch Computer Aided Drug Designing 1st May,2014 15th April,2014 20th April,2014
Molecular Biology
Biological Database Development
Third batch JAVA & BioJAVA

15th May,2014

30th April ,2014
5th May,2014
R language
Python

*Only 8 candidate per batch.
*Each module is of 45 days which includes mini project.

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