This 1.5 ECTS course at Karolinska Institutet covers basic knowledge and main applications of flow cytometry, and contains both lectures and laboratory/group work. Experts in different fields of flow cytometric application are invited to give the lectures. The participants will be able to learn: a) Principles of flow cytometry: working mechanisms of flow cytometer; molecular and cellular probes for flow cytometry; quality control; and safty procedures and instrument maintainance. b) Basic skills: flow cytometric protocol design; sample handling and storage; data processing and analysis, and data presentation. c) Major applications of flow cytometry in biomedical research: leukocyte phenotyping, endothelial cell analysis, stem cell analysis, apotosis, platelet measurement, cell function analysis (including membrane potential, oxidative metabolism, intracellular calcium mobilization, pH, and intracellular organelles), as well as nucleic acid analysis.
Link to additional information and application (deadline 18 May, 2015)
Doctoral courses at Karolinska Institutet (KI) are open for doctoral students from all universities. Doctoral students in KI collaboration programmes such as the National Doctoral Programme in Infections and Antibiotics are considered equal to KI doctoral students when selecting participants if the activities are oversubscribed. Additional information about eligibility.
When you are admitted to the course you can apply for NDPIA co-funding of travel and accommodation costs below.
Bookings are closed for this event.