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Course Detail

Course Name Dissertation/Patent
Course Code 24TM698
Program M.Sc. in Translational Medicine
Semester III
Credits 20
Campus Faridabad

Objectives and Outcomes

1. Orientation and Project Proposal Development
Introduction to the capstone project requirements and expectations
Overview of research methodologies and study design in translational medicine
Guidance on selecting a research topic, formulating research questions, and developing a project proposal
Initial meetings with faculty mentors to discuss project ideas and proposal development
2. Literature Review and Background Research
Conducting a comprehensive review of relevant literature and research studies
Identifying gaps in current knowledge and understanding in the chosen research area
Developing a theoretical framework and rationale for the proposed research project
Drafting the literature review section of the capstone project proposal
3. Research Design and Methodology
Refinement of research questions and hypotheses based on literature review findings
Selection of appropriate research methods, study design, and data collection techniques
Development of a detailed research plan, including study protocol, data collection instruments, and ethical considerations
Drafting the research design and methodology sections of the capstone project proposal
4. Data Collection and Analysis
Implementation of the research plan and data collection procedures
Quality assurance and data validation processes
Data analysis using appropriate statistical methods and software
Interpretation of research findings and preliminary conclusions
5. Results Presentation and Discussion
Preparation of a written report summarizing research findings, methods, and implications
Development of visual aids (e.g., tables, figures, graphs) to illustrate key results
Practice sessions for oral presentations of research findings to peers and faculty
Peer review and feedback on draft capstone project reports and presentations
6. Finalization and Submission
Revision and finalization of the capstone project report based on feedback received
Preparation of a final presentation summarizing research findings and conclusions
Submission of the completed capstone project report and presentation materials
Presentation of capstone projects to peers, faculty, and invited guests during a culminating event

Course outcome

CO1: To demonstrate proficiency in designing, conducting, and analyzing research in the field of translational medicine.
CO2: To apply knowledge and skills acquired in coursework to address a specific translational medicine question or problem.
CO3: To engage in critical thinking and problem-solving within the context of translational medicine research.
CO4: To demonstrate effective communication of research findings through written and oral presentations.
CO5: To collaborate with peers, faculty, and external stakeholders to advance knowledge and understanding in translational medicine.
CO6: To adhere to ethical standards and principles in the conduct of research and dissemination of findings.

Program outcome (PO)

PO1: Utilize scientific principles and methodologies to design innovative solutions for data analysis, experimentation, and product development for challenges in translational research.
PO2: Recognize the importance of environmental sustainability in translational research and strive to minimize adverse environmental impacts.
PO3: Engage in ethical conduct, leadership, active listening, constructive feedback, and interpersonal communication to facilitate productive collaborations and knowledge exchange.
PO4: Acquire fundamental and advanced knowledge and skills in project management, financial planning, and entrepreneurship relevant to translational research ventures and initiatives.
3 = High Affinity, 2 = Medium Affinity, 1 = Low Affinity, – = No Affinity

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CO 2 3 1 3
CO 3 3 1 3
CO 4 3 1 3
CO 5 3 1 3
CO 6 3 2 3 3

Program Specific Outcome (PSO)

PSO1: Addresses the complexity of interdisciplinary sciences in biological and medical contexts.
PSO2: Deals with regulatory affairs in medicine, covering topics such as ethical considerations and regulatory frameworks.
PSO3: Covers compounds as drugs and their efficacy, involving pharmacology and drug development.
PSO4: Explores the intersection of bioinformatics and artificial intelligence in biology and medicine.
PSO5: Deals with technology in personalizing medicine, involving precision medicine approaches.
PSO6: Focuses on communicating and disseminating science and medicine to the public, involving science communication and public outreach efforts.

CO 1 3 1 3 2 2
CO 2 3 1 3 3 3
CO 3 3 1 2 1 3 2
CO 4 3 1 2 1 3
CO 5 3 1 1 3
CO 6 3 3 1 1

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