Fast Track Cell Culture Training Course

Published: 30-Jan-2017

This two day introductory course has the overall aim of ensuring scientific reproducibility through standardised cell culture. Delivered by the European Collection of Authenticated Cell Cultures (ECACC) at Durham University's state of the art laboratory facilities; it has a mix of lectures and hands-on practical activities.

Summary of course content:

  • Safety
  • Documentation
  • History and introduction of cell culture
  • Resuscitating cells from frozen
  • Subculture
  • Cryopreservation and cell banking
  • Essential quality control of cell banks
  • Technologies for advanced 3D cell culture, with subject expert Professor Stefan Przyborski
  • Advanced cell culture imaging

There will be the opportunity to discuss cell culture issues with experts from ECACC and Durham University. The course includes a session devoted to troubleshooting cell culture problems.

Places are limited. For further information contact Kirsty Brown at PHE Culture Collections on email

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