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Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology


Master’s Program in Molecular and Cellular Biology
The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology of ISEC NAS RA has been established at the Institute in 2012 in order to promote the research oriented the Master’s degree education program and complement the theoretical knowledge with practical skills and early involvement into research activities. The Department of Molecular Biology provides an outstanding educational and research environment for talented individuals who dream of discovering new frontiers in biology.
The mission of the Department is to provide fundamental knowledge and practical skills in the field of biomedical sciences and to prepare highly qualified and competitive specialists.
The department offers Master’s degree program in "Molecular and Cellular Biology".

List of program core courses
Some of the topics covered in the program curriculum include:
  - Bioinformatics and molecular modeling
  - Biostatistics
  - Nanobiotechnology
  - Genetic engineering
  - Protein engineering/proteomics
  - Bioengineering
  - Cell culture technologies
  - Cell biology
  - Cell activity regulation
  - Molecular biology
  - Methods of molecular biology (practical course)
  - Molecular microbiology
  - Molecular and cellular immunology
  - Molecular genetics
  - Functional genomics
  - Neurobiology
  - Population genetics
  - Plant genetics
  - Molecular enzymology
  - Virology
  - Bioethics

Admission
General information
The duration of the program is 2 academic years. Only full-time program is available. Courses are thought in Armenian and English. Graduates from both state- and non-state accredited higher educational institutions can apply for an admission. Standard admission procedures apply (see more at: http://www.isec.am/en/).

Required documents
  • Higher education diploma and its supplement (original documents and two photocopies of each)
  • A copy of a military book or a copy of a registration of a military book
  • 2 photocopies of the applicant passport
  • 2 photos (size 3x4)

The applicant should submit his/her documents in person. An application fee of 3'000 AMD applies.
Examination questionnaire can be downloaded here (in Armenian) and here (in English).

All documents should be submitted to the below address:
International Scientific - Educational Center (building of Fundamental Scientific Library of NAS RA),
Marshal Baghramyan Ave 24d, 2nd floor, Yerevan, Armenia.
Phone: (+374) 10 524812, e-mail: info@isec.am

Detailed information can be found through the following link: International Scientific-Educational Center of the NAS RA.