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BIOSTATISTICS AND EPIDEMIOLOGY TRAINING CENTRE (BETC)

INSTITUTE OF CYTOLOGY AND PREVENTIVE ONCOLOGY


ICMR, Department of Health Research (MOHFW)
I-7, Sector-39, Near Govt. Degree College, NOIDA (UP) 201301
ANNOUNCEMENT OF COURSES

Biostatistics & Research Methodology Courses at ICPO (JuneJuly 2014) for PG Bio-medical
Details of the courses:
For PG Bio-Medical: (Two 5 day courses) June 2014; seats: 20 in each course
1. Design & Statistical Analysis of Observational studies (9-13 June 2014) Fee: Rs.
2500/2. Protocol development & Research Paper writing (16-20 June 2014) Fee: Rs.2500/For Bio-Medical PG: (6 weeks course)2nd June-11th July 2014; seats:5
3. Orientation in Bio-medical data handling & Statistical analysis; Fee: Rs. 7000/-

The number of participants for the course is limited to number mentioned above against
each, and the selection of students is purely on first come first served basis. Students
interested may:
(i) first send their e-mail request at icpo.betc@yahoo.com along with a brief half
page bio-data specifying college, city, email address and mobile contact
number. Seats will be tentatively reserved to those who send mail requests.
(ii) Secondly, enrollment be made by paying the course fee through demand draft /
pay order in favour of Director, ICPO, NOIDA payable at Noida or Delhi
on or before 5th June 2014 for PG courses (#1-3). Course Fee does not
include lunch & Tea. Organizers will help participants in arranging catering
facilities on request.
COURSE CONTENTS:

Types of studies (descriptive epid & analytical), sampling, sample size determination,
data collection. Descriptive statistics, concept of p-values, confidence intervals,
principles of statistical tests, tests on compare means & proportions, correlation,
concepts of linear / logistic regressions, methods in epidemiology such as assess
diagnostic tests, measures of disease frequency, relative risks & odds ratios, etc. ,
Ethics in medical research, research paper writing and critical evaluation of research
paper/ reports.

Steps in protocol preparation- Development of Research protocol, Writing Research


Report, ethics in medical research. Biostatistics and Epidemiology Requirements of
Research Protocol such as: Types of studies, sampling, data collection methods,
approach of statistical evaluation (Descriptive statistics, Significance Tests, concept of pvalues). Specific course wise details may be obtained on enrollment.

Request for enrollment along with course fee DD (drawn in favour of Director ICPO)
may be sent to:- Dr. Smita Asthana, Sci-C & Coordinator (0120-2446917). For further
information if any email: icpo.betc@yahoo.com

Dr. Smita Asthana


Course coordinator and Scientist C
Biostatistics and Epidemiology Training center
Institute of Cytology & Prev Oncol(ICMR)
I-7 Sector-39
NOIDA 201301
Email : asthanas@icmr.org.in
Ph : 0120-2446917
Dr. L. Satyanarayana
Course Director and Scientist F
Biostatistics and Epidemiology Training center
Institute of Cytology & Prev Oncol(ICMR)
I-7 Sector-39
NOIDA 201301
Email : satyanarayanal@icmr.org.in

Dr. Ravi Mehrotra


Director
Institute of Cytology & Prev Oncol
Indian Council of Medical Research
I-7, Sector-39
NOIDA- 201301