BRF Life Sciences ( is an academic unit under the banner of "Banerji Research Foundation ( Reg)"

Training Courses offered by BRF Lifesciences at Ideal Fertility IVF and Genetic Centre Pvt Ltd Jabalpur, MP, India

TRAINING PROGRAMS : Courses Offered in 2017

  1. Reproductive Medicine and Endocrinology: 15th May to 20th May 2017,Fees:Rs. 30,000
  2. Embryology : 14th to 19th August 2017,Fees: Rs. 30,000
  3. Bridge Course for Biotech Students: From University to Industry Summer Course: 19th to 29th June, Fees : Rs. 15,000 ( for students), Rs. 30,000 for Faculties
  4. Fetal Medicine and Genetics: 31st October to 5th November, Fees : Rs.30,000

1. Reproductive Medicine and endocrinology

Date: 15th May to 20th May 2017
Fees : Rs. 30,000

Course Objectives:

The purpose of the course will be to provide an avenue for participants to enter into the field of reproductive biology and reproductive endocrine.

An opportunity to gain greater appreciation of the biological process of Human Reproduction and allied field.

Theory: Duration 2 to two and half hours, each day

  1. Steroidogenesis
  2. Basic endocrinology of Female
  3. Basic endocrinology of Male
  4. Gametogenesis, Meiosis and its genetic aspects
  5. Infertility workup: evaluation and preparation
  6. Ultrasound in IUI and IVF, folliculometry
  7. Sperm Preparation for IUI and IVF
  8.  Fundamentals of embryology, embryo culture system
  9. Setting of IUI and IVF-ICSI lab and its quality control
  10. In-vitro maturation of oocyte
  11. Embryo biotechnology and stem cells


  1. Sperm preparation for IUI
  2. Sonography for folliculometry
  3. Retrieval and Identification of animal oocyte and invitro maturation (optional).

2. Embryology Course

Date: 14th August to 19th August 2017
Fees : Rs. 30,000

Course Objectives:

This course aims at providing detailed theoretical knowledge and extensive interaction with the experts in the field of Embryology.

Theory: Duration 2 to two and half hours each day

  1. Review of cell and molecular biology
  2. Endocrine control of Reproduction
  3. Gametes and gametogenesis
  4. Clinical in vitro fertilisation laboratory
  5. Quality management in the IVF laboratory
  6. Oocyte retrieval and embryo culture
  7. Cryopreservation of Gametes and Embryos
  8. Micromanipulation techniques
  9. Pre-implantation Genetic diagnosis


  1. Sperm preparation techniques
  2. Dish preparation
  3. Retrieval of animal oocyte and in vitro maturation
  4. Evaluation of Blastocyst under microscope.

3. Fetal Medicine and Genetics

Date: 30th October to 4th November 2017 (FETUSCON 2017 on 4th November)
Course Fees : Rs. 30,000/-

Course Objectives:

Course is meant for Obstetricians and Paediatricians, who wish to gain knowledge in the field of Prenatal Genetics and identification of various genetic disorders. This course will focus on obstetric sonography, various prenatal invasive methods and molecular diagnosis of diseases.

Theory: Duration 2 to two and half hours each day

  1. Gene structure and function
  2. Detection of mutations and genetic variations
  3. Prenatal diagnosis of human genetic disorders, eg, beta thalassemia, sickle cell anaemia.
  4. Prenatal diagnosis of chromosomal anomalies, e.g. Down syndrome
  5. Cell cycle, cell division and cell biology.
  6. DNA diagnosis of diseases and karyotyping.
  7. Application of FISH in genetic disease diagnosis
  8. Immunogenetics
  9. Fetal Genetic sonogram
  10. Colour Doppler to identify fetes at risk


  1. Fetal Sonogroahy and Target Ultrasound
  2. Primary Tissue Culture ( Harvesting of Human Chromosome and Karyotyping
  3. DNA Diagnosis of Human Papilloma Virus in Cancer Cervix
  4. CVS and Amniocentesis (Conditions apply).

4. Bridge Course for Biotech students: From University to Industry.


Date: 19th June to 29th June 2017
Course Fees : Rs. 20,000 for Students ( should bring their proof from HOD) and Rs. 30,000 for Faculties

Course Objectives:

This course is for those biotech students ( B.Sc. B.Tech, MSc. and M.Tech Biotechnology) and biotechnology faculties, who wish to apply their knowledge in practical field and going for interviews in biotech or Pharma industry. To give them an opportunity to know their applied knowledge in biotechnology.



  1. Introduction to cell biology
  2. Microscopy


Microscopy; steriozoom, trinocular, photomicrography,inverted microscopy and micro manipulations.



  1. Cell cycle and cell division
  2. Primary tissue culture, introduction to tissue culture


Culture media preparation for tissue cuture



  1. Detection and measurement of genetic variation
  2. Monohybrid/dihybrid, mutation, Mendelian Genetics.





  1. Replication
  2. Transcription and translation


DNA isolation from blood



  1. ovulation induction for in vitro fertilization
  2. Human ,genetic diseases


PCR demonstration



  1. Embryo biotechnology and stem cells


Hands on retrieval of mammalian eggs under stereomicroscope, In vitro maturation of oocytes



Harvesting of culture
In-vitro maturation of oocytes



Single gene disorders


Cryopreservation of spermatozoa and oocytes



Immunogenetics, basic


Banding/slide preparation/identification of chromosomes harvested earlier

DAY 10

Seminar by the participants,
Certificate distribution


Gynecologist consulting and Infertility specialist

Dr. D'Pankar Banerji is a qualified gynaecologist and IVF specialist and expert, completed his MBBS and Masters in Obstetrics and Gynecology from Medical College Jabalpur in 1989. He has special interest in reproductive endocrine and fetal medicine. He is managing 50-60 cycles of IVF and ICSI every month. He is working as medical director in this centre, specialised in reproductive endocrine and all IVF treatments since 1996 and has an expertise in treating recurrent pregnancy loss, endometriosis, menstrual disorders, fibroids and other reproductive problems.

He is member of Federation of Obstetric and Gynecological societies of India ( FOGSI), and European Society for Reproduction and Embryology(ESHRE), American Society of Reproductive medicine(ASRM), International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology(ISUOG) and life member of Indian Society of Assisted Reproduction(ISAR) and Indian society of Gynecological Endoscope. One of the best IVF doctors in India

Dr.( Mrs) Rinku Banerji,
Embryologist and Molecular Pathologist.

Dr. Rinku Banerji is a qualified pathologist from Medical College, Indore with the Masters in embryology from University of Leeds ( United Kingdom). She specialise in enhancing the life of an embryo to achieve 5th day/6th day blastocyst transfer. She also specialise in molecular pathology and cytogenetics. She is practicing embryology and acting as a lab director since 1996 with extensive experience in ICSI ( Intra Cytoplasmic Sperm Injection) and is an expert in growing fertilised eggs in blastocyst cultures. She is actively involved in training university students in tissue culture, chromosome harvesting, embryology and gamete and embryo cryopreservation.

Our exclusive services are unparalleled in India

Fertility Treatments

  1. ICSI, test tube baby
  3. Blastocyst transfer
  4. Frozen embryo transfer (FET)
  5. Egg donation
  6. Embryo Freezing
  7. Sperm Freezing
  8. Egg Banking ( New)
  9. Endoscopy, Laparoscopy and Hysteroscopy

Fetal Medicine Unit ( For unborn baby's health)

  1. Target scan
  2. 5-D sonography
  3. Down syndrome screening
  4. Prenatal diagnosis of thalassemia and sickle cell anaemia and other genetic disorders.

5. Dissertation in Biotechnology

BRF lifescience is a unit generated under the banner of
Banerji Research Foundation.

Dissertation facilities

Our unit is one of the best center in India with state of the work in Reproduction and Genetics under one roof. It gives ample opportunity to the students to do their research work at one place.

The topics will be mainly in the field of tissue culture of various origin, cell biology, molecular genetics , DNA biotechnology and PCR , molecular microbiology, and embryo biotechnology.

How to apply

Please send the following information:-

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. A letter of recommendation
  3. A color passport picture (saved as jpg file) and a copy of the passport.
  4. Address, telephone number (mobile, home, and office for possible personal interview).
  5. Provide a letter stating that they have finances to cover their stay in the United States.
  6. Proof of medical insurance
  7. Provide the date when they wish to arrive, if selected.
  8. Inform us if they need a visa to enter the United States.
  9. There is no fee for short term visitors of upto one week.