Discovering Cell Biology: a Basic Course in Cell Culture Handling and Cell Viability Assays, Certificate | University of Pisa | Pisa, Italy
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This Discovering Cell Biology: a Basic Course in Cell Culture Handling and Cell Viability Assays, Certificate from University of Pisa summer school is a full-immersion workshop on cell culture techniques for both adherent and suspension cell lines with particular emphasis on cell viability assays.

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Overview

The Discovering Cell Biology: a Basic Course in Cell Culture Handling and Cell Viability Assays , Certificate from University of Pisa key facts:

In the workshop, schematic theoretical lectures will be given to introduce to the assay protocols and to plan the experimental part that will be hosted in cell biology laboratories.

Students, divided in small groups, will directly execute the experiments under the supervision of a teacher.

This summer school will be repeated in two sessions: 15-18 July, 2024 and 22-25 July, 2024. In both cases the registration deadline is 15 May 2024. A special discount corresponding to the amount of the didactic material will be given for early registration by 15 March 2024.

Programme Structure

  • The aim of the Summer School is to introduce students to cell cultivation and basic assays for cell viability to be used in cell biology, pharmacology and toxicology fields. In particular, most assays will be carried out by means of flow cytometry, allowing the students to become familiar with this versatile technology.

Audience

  • Undergraduate and early graduated students in biological/pharmacological/veterinary discipline.
  • Postgraduate students and junior/senior researchers who intend to take their first steps in the field of manipulation and study of cell lines and/or flow cytometry.
  • This Summer School is not intended for researchers with consolidated experience in the manipulation of cell cultures and/or flow cytometry

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 4 days

Start dates & application deadlines

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Early bird application deadline is set to 15 March 2024. A discount equal to the amount of the didactic material will be given to all early bird registrations.

Language

English

Credits

3 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

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  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Undergraduate and early graduated students in biological/pharmacological/veterinary discipline.
  • Postgraduate students as well as junior and senior researchers who intend to take their first steps in the field of manipulation and study of cell lines and/or flow cytometry.
  • This Summer School is not intended for researchers with consolidated experience in the manipulation of cell cultures and/or flow cytometry

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    500 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 500 EUR for the full programme during 4 days.
  • EU/EEA

    500 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 500 EUR for the full programme during 4 days.

+ 100 euro for didactic material

Living costs for Pisa

750 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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