Basic Techniques in flow cytometry
is being offered by the Graduate School of Health, Aarhus University, fall 2018.
Criteria for participation: University degree in medicine, dentistry, nursing, or Master's degree in other fields and/or postgraduate research fellows (PhD students and research-year medical students).
Aim: To introduce the theoretical background for flow cytometry as well as its applicability in clinical- and basic research. To make the students familiar with data analysis and presentation
Learning outcome: Upon completing of the course Basic techniques in flow cytometry” the participants should:
Contents: The course comprises a systematic theoretical interpretation of the basic technology of flow cytometry. Moreover, practical aspects will be addressed such as planning, sample preparation, antibody titration, panel design (including compensation), quality control and data analysis including interpretation and presentation. Selected applications comprising cell surface- and intracytoplasmic protein detection, cell cycle- and proliferation studies, functional analyses, cytokine bead array tests, microparticle analysis, quantitative flow cytometry and fluorescense activated cell sorting will be presented. Finally, clinical applications of flow cytometry will be addressed focusing on hematology and clinical immunology.
Form: Externate. Lectures alternating with practical tutorials in IT laboratories and "hands-on" demonstrations in flow laboratories at the Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University.
Head of Course: Marianne Hokland together with Charlotte Petersen and Mikkel S Petersen
Instructors: Marianne Hokland, Charlotte C Petersen, Mikkel S Petersen, Tina Dalgaard, Peter Hokland, Uffe Birk Jensen, Bjarne K Møller. Anni Skovbo, Anette Thomsen, Anja Bille Bohn
Number of Participants: Max 16
Dates and Times: 12-16 November 2018
Place: The Victor Albeck building, Vennelyst Boulevard 4, DK-8000 Aarhus C and the Bartholin building (14 November)
Course fee: DKK 3720
Participation in the course is without cost for:
Application deadline: 15 October 2018