Please note that I am posting this on behalf of a friend of mine.
Kindly direct responses either to the news group or to the
address indicated below. Thank you.
I recently received my Masters degree in Molecular Biology from
University of Toronto. I am interested in familiarizing myself
with some commonly used Molecular biology software tools.
I intend to learn some of these tools so that I can be a viable
candidate for research positions in biotech/bioinformatics firms.
Could you kindly suggest a list of some of these tools and their
utility? Please note that I am well versed in MSWindows and UNIX,
so the operating system is not an issue.
I would also appreciate if you could list some Institutions that
would offer training in these tools (or Web pages with on-line
To aid you further in your suggestions, I list below some of my
Molecular Biology Techniques:
PCR, DNA sequencing, expression cDNA library screening, tissue culture, Western/Northern/Southern blotting, immunoprecipitation, in situ hybridization, monoclonal antibody production and purification, and immunohistochemistry.
Windows NT, Windows95, User level UNIX,
MSWord, Excel and PowerPoint.
Thank you kindly,
Subo Pera (subodini.perampalam at utoronto.ca)