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Culture Collections

Fast-track Cell Culture Training 

Jim lecturingThis two day introductory course has the overall aim of ensuring scientific reproducibility through standardised cell culture. Delivered by ECACC at Durham University's state of the art laboratory facilities it has a mix of lectures and hands-on practical activities.

Summary of course content
  • safety
  • documentation
  • history and introduction of cell culture
  • resuscitating cells from frozen
  • subculture
  • cryopreservation and cell banking
  • essential quality control of cell banks
  • technologies for advanced 3D cell culture, with subject expert Professor Stefan Przyborski
  • advanced cell culture imaging

There will be the opportunity to discuss general issues with experts from ECACC and Durham University. the course includes a session devoted to troubleshooting cell culture problems.


Course details  

The course includes a comprehensive training manual, hands on practical training, lunch and refreshments.

Dates 26-27 July
Venue Durham University
Academic rate £475*
Commercial rate £775*

 *transport and accomodation not included


For an outline programme of the March 2017 course please click here 


For further information please contact Kirsty Brown at PHE Culture Collections





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