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Flow cytometry basics for aquatic sciences and monitoring of the environmental status of fresh- and marine waters

Description: 

Basics of flow citometry (FC). FC to detect and enumerate organisms containing pigments. FC to detect other organisms, from viruses to protozoana. FC to detect inorganic particles. FC to test the activity of microbes and their physiological structure. Cell sorting and downstream applications. Cytometric community structure to evaluate marine ecosystems. Practical work on: Understanding and handling flow cytometers; Determination of photosynthetic and nonphotosynthetic organisms; Handling and processing cytometric data.

Programme information: 

The course presents a detailed introduction to flow cytometry with special attention to the detection and activity of aquatic microbes, and the monitoring of aquatic ecosystem health.

Subjects (lectures will vary between 1.5 and 2 h)
Basics of flow cytometry (FC).
FC to detect and enumerate organisms containing pigments.
FC to detect other organisms, from viruses to protozoana.
FC to detect inorganic particles.
FC to test the activity of microbes and their physiological structure.
Cell sorting and downstream applications.
Cytometric community structure to evaluate aquatic ecosystem health.

(P) Understanding and handling flow cytometers;
(P) Determination of photosynthetic organisms;
(P) Determination nonphotosynthetic organisms;
(P) Handling and processing cytometric data.

Course dates: 

Monday, March 9, 2015 to Friday, March 13, 2015

Time: 

10:00-13:00 h 15:30-18:30 h

Location: 

Institut de Ciències del Mar

Number of hours: 

12T + 13P + 15H

Contact for further information: 

For additional information, please check our Contact section or get in contact directly with the Lecturer of this course.

Language: 

English (it is also possible Spanish, Catalan, or even French, if the students agree).

Maximum number of places: 

12

Fees: 

Full price of this course is 425€. A reduced registration fee of 345€ is applied for early registrations (20 days before the opening of the course).

Special requirements: 

Graduates in Biology, Environmental Sciences, Chemistry, Oceanography, Marine Sciences, Biotechnology, etc. (undergraduates of the FP2-laboratory type can also apply)

Observations: 

Bring your own computer
Price: 425.00€

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