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Validating Cell Culture Workshop

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Culturing cells? Want to avoid problems, attract grant funding and find the best way to get your research into the literature?

Then you should attend this workshop run by the European Collection of Authenticated Cell Cultures (ECACC), the cell culture experts, and put current best practice cell culture at the core of your work.

Organised jointly by ECACC, part of the Culture Collections of Public Health England, and Sigma-Aldrich.


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Please see below for details on our successful 2015 course:  

Dr Amanda Capes-Davis, Chair of the International Cell Line Authentication Committee (ICLAC) will present on “Global solutions to the misidentification of cell lines”.

Also presenting:

  • Dr Edward Burnett, Head of Scientific Development at the Culture Collections of Public Heath England, presenting on advances in methods of authenticating cell lines and mycoplasma detection
  • Professor Valerie Speirs, Professor of Experimental Pathology & Oncology at University of Leeds, presenting on choosing cancer cell lines for research
  • Jim Cooper, Senior Scientist at the Culture Collections of Public Health England, presenting on linking cell lines to function and physiology


Other presentations include:

  • what is good cell culture practice?
  • making cell lines work for you
  • how the rules of publishing are changing
  • funding bodies’ perspectives on good cell culture practice


The day will end with a panel discussion with all speakers present.



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