Professional Master in Human Molecular Diagnostics


  • Own scientific and technical knowledge in the field of diagnostics and genetic testing.
  • Master methods of biology (Biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology, biotechnology) commonly used in the chosen specialty.
  • Know the validity and limitations of the methods used.
  • Know the basic rules of hygiene and security over chemical, biological and radioactive risks in biology laboratories.
  • Have work experience team in a laboratory private biological analyses or hospitals.
  • Master the techniques of written and oral presentations in the scientific field.
  • Know to build documentation and to make a synthesis.
  • Know to run a project and take initiatives.

Acquired Skills

Skills acquired during the master must enable students to understand the molecular advanced techniques, and introduce them to develop of new developed which meet at best and, molecular diagnostics of diseases and problems of the Lebanese society. (see objectives and business types)

Admission Conditions

Recruitment: Applications are reviewed by an admission committee. The best candidates are selected after interview

Required Level:

M1 in biology or biochemistry 


10 students.

Further Studies / Career Opportunities

Business types

  • Manager for paramedical services.
  • Medical biologist
  • Technical Manager for occupational health and safety
  • Technical Manager of quality control
  • Technical Manager for research


Sectors of activity

  • Health / Paramedical
  • Biological Laboratory
  • Industry
  • Research
  • Medical biologist
  • Technical Manager for occupational health and safety
  • Technical Manager of quality control
  • Technical Manager for research


Professional skills

  • Knowledge transfer and dissemination of scientific knowledge
  • Design and animation of interventions in the context of scientific popularization
  • Management and resolution of problems in the different areas of molecular biological analysis.
  • Implementation of techniques, maintenance of equipment and instrumentation.
  • Sales of scientific equipment.

Human Molecular Diagnostics M2 Courses


  • M1 Biochemistry
  • M1 Biology

General Infos

  • Diploma Level: BAC+5
  • Studies Duration:

    one year

  • Type: Professional
  • Teaching Language: French
  • Total Credits Number: 60
  • Location: Faculty of Sciences - 3rd section - Tripoli
  • Supervisor: Samar Mouhamad Mamdouh Hamaoui
  • Email: simcima(at)ymail.com

Selected Projects

  • Recherche du marqueur génique PML-RARA Bcr au cours des leucémies aigues myéloblastiques par PCR en temps réelle quantitative. (2009-2010)
  • Mise au point de nouvelle techniques de diagnostics moléculaires appliqués à la génétique humaine et la nutrigénétique (2009-2010)
  • Suivi des acteurs de la O-glycosylation et de la voie de Notch dans des lignées myoblastiques murines C2C12 sur-exprimant Pofut1 ou inhibant son expression (2010-2011)
  • Prévalence de l'infection par le virus de l'Hepatite B: Diagnostic moléculaire par PCR quantitative en temps réel (2010-2011)
  • Sollicitations mécaniques des cellules souches mésenchymateuses (2010-2011)
  • Corrélation entre le gène de l'ACE et le virus EBV (2012-2013)
  • Les hépatites virales B et C dans la population libanaise: Fréquence et Evolution (2013-2014)
  • Food intolerances and IgG: screening for risk of type III allergies 160 foods (2014-2015)

Selected Courses