1st edition | Course on High Content Screening and Image Analysis for Biosciences

JUNE 1-4 | IBMC, PORTO, PORTUGAL
The 1st Course on High Content Screening and Image analysis for Biosciences is a comprehensive and intensive course to researchers looking for the basis of high-throughput screening and data analysis. Hands-on sessions will cover equipment demonstrations, siRNA design and image analysis. Scientific seminars with high content screening applications are also included.

 

 

CONTENTS

- high-content screening
- RNAi high-throughput screening
- high-throughput live cell imaging
- high-content imaging systems and tools
- automation and liquid handling
- high-content image analysis
The program will include lectures and laboratory sessions on state of art equipment and reagents provided by sponsor companies.

 

PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

 

  MONDAY, JUNE 01  
     
09.30   Registration and Reception                   
     
10.00   High content screening overview
    André Maia | Main auditorium
     
11.00   Lab Sessions Overview
    André Maia | Main auditorium
     
11.30   Coffee break
     
12.00   Light microscopy and image formation overview
    Paula Sampaio | Main auditorium
     
13.00   Lunch
     
14.00   RNAi high throughput screening and high throughput live cell imaging
    Beate Neumann | Main auditorium
     
15.00   Automation and liquid handling
    Andrew Few | Main auditorium
     

15.45 - 18.45

  LAB SESSION 1                                                                                                
    (bulk dispensing, manual and automated liquid handling)

 

  TUESDAY, JUNE 02  
     
09.30   High content imaging systems
    Mark Harvey | Main auditorium
     
10.30   RNAi reagents and experimental setup
    Peter Mahr | Main auditorium
     
11.30   Coffee break
     
12.00   High throughput fluorescence microscopy pipeline for drug discovery
    Hugo Botelho | Main auditorium
     
13.00   Lunch
     
14.00 - 15.30   LAB SESSION 1                                                                                                
    (siRNA design)
    Beate Neumann | Main auditorium
     
15.30   High content imaging tools
    Andrea Cappai | Main auditorium
     
16.00   Break
     

16.30 - 19.00

  LAB SESSION 3
    (IN Cell Analyzer 2000, Cytell Cell Imaging System, Leica DMI6000)

 

   WEDNESDAY, JUNE 03   
     
09.30   Image analysis software: IN Cell Investigator
    Val Miller | Main auditorium
     
10.30   Imaging analysis software: Cell Profiler
    Romain Guiet | Main auditorium
     
11.30   Coffee break
     
12.00   IBMC POST DOC SEMINAR
    Andrea Cruz | Main auditorium
     
13.00   Lunch
     
14.00 - 18.00   LAB SESSION 4 (Cell Profiler)                                                                          
    Romain Guiet | AUditorium B
     

 

  THURSDAY, JUNE 04    
     
09.30 - 12.30  

LAB SESSION 5

    (IN Cell Developer Toolbox)
    Val Miller | Main auditorium                                                                                 
     
12.30   Closing Remarks
     

 

 

 

 

REGISTRATION

Limited number of participants: 15
Fee: before May 15: 160€;  after May 16: 200€
Deadline: 24th May 2015

Fee includes course materials and coffee breaks.


Registration form: http://www.ibmc.up.pt/eventos/registrationnew.php?eid=75

The payment of the registration fee should be done only after receiving an e-mail confirming the acceptance in the course. No payments should be done before request.

 

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COURSE COORDINATION

André Maia | Advanced Light Microscopy – Screening Center
IBMC - Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular
Phone: +351 226074900 Ext: 1601 | E-mail:a.f.maia@ibmc.up.pt

Paula Sampaio | Advanced Light Microscopy
IBMC - Instituto de Biologia Molecular e Celular
Phone: +351 226074900 Ext: 1606 | E-mail: sampaio@ibmc.up.pt

 

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