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B69/24 Basic techniques in flow cytometry

ECTS: 3.10
Responsible: Marianne Hokland
Secretary: Annette Poulsen
Application deadline: 15-10-2018

Basic Techniques in flow cytometry B69/24

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.

ECTS: 3,1

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