Swiss Flow Cytometry School

Swiss Flow
Cytometry School


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Introductory and refresher course in flow cytometry

Workings of a flow cytometer, set-up and calibration, compensation, fluorescence and fluorochromes, pre-analytical methods, quality control, immunodetection, data analysis using different softwares, strategies for the analysis of peripheral blood samples, applications in immunology.

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Code : 2019-INTRO-01
Duration : 30 hours in 5 days (17h lectures, 13h practicals)
Language : English
Target Audience : Anyone working in the biomedical field with no prior knowledge of flow cytometry, users lacking the fundamentals of flow cytometry.
Prerequisites : Basic knowledge in biology and medicine
Courses objectives : The students will learn :
• the basic principles of FCM.
• how to perform multicolor staining experiments with adequate compensations.
• how to elaborate and apply various gating strategies for data analysis.
• the most common applications of flow cytometry in hematology and immunology.
Costs : Public sector: 1200 CHF (up to 2 weeks prior to course start; afterwards 1500 CHF)
Private sector: the fee for applicants is available upon request

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Please indicate why you register to this course and what are your expectations :

Pre-course evaluation form. Please help us to evaluate your level and expectations to make sure that the course adequately meets your training needs.

1. Knowledge of flow cytometry basic principles :
I have no prior knowledge of flow cytometry.
I am familiar with the basic principles of flow cytometry but I have never conducted an experiment myself.
I have run a few flow cytometry experiments under supervision but I lack the fundamental knowledge.
I am a cytometrist, please specify the number of years of experience :

2. Experience in operating a flow cytometer :
Beckman Coulter flow cytometer, please specify the model :
Becton Dickinson flow cytometer, please specify the model :
Other, please specify type and model,
or no experience :

3. Experience using analysis software :
Other, please specify the analysis software, or none :

4. Knowledge of techniques and concepts :
Fluorescence microscopy :
Immunostaining :
Cell biology :
Immunology :
Hematology :

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