Alternative infection models – a lecture course and experimental workshop in Umeå 22-25 August with registration deadline 10 June

A 1 ECTS combined lecture course and experimental workshop on model systems for studying microbial infections will be organized via the Laboratory for Molecular Infection Medicine Sweden (MIMS) at Umeå University 22-25 August, 2016.

A series of lectures will describe and discuss the use of: C. elegans; zebrafish; chicken embryos; cell cultures, including organotypic models – organoids; mice; as well as in vivo imaging methodology, for studies of infections and host responses.

The experimental workshop will include laboratory work demonstrating the use of C. elegans, zebrafish and chicken embryos for studies of bacterial infections.

A maximum of 18 participants will be admitted for the complete course and experimental workshop. Additional participants may register for the lecture course only.

Registration deadline: 10 June, 2016.

Link to additional information and registration
(for both NDPIA and non-NDPIA members)