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Training Course in Cell Culture Techniques – IBMBB

May 25, 2015 - May 29, 2015

Course will be of 45 h duration and will consist of theory and practicals with hands on experience in basic cell culture techniques such as safety precautions in cell culture lab, media preparation, cell counting and viability determination, growth of adherent and suspension cells and maintenance of cells, freezing and thawing of human cancer cell lines, apoptotic detection by AO/EB staining and DNA fragmentation assay, cytotoxicity determination by MTT and SRB assays and an exposure to anti cancer drug screening. Isolation and maintenance of primary cells and DNA and RNA extraction from cultured cells also will be discussed.

We look for

The course is suitable for young scientists, clinicians, academics, technical officers and postgraduate students, students awaiting higher studies in biological sciences and individuals who are interested in pursuing animal cell culture in their scientific fields. Maximum number of participants is limited to 15.

Course fee

For local participants – Rs. 50,000 /=Course fee for applicants from other SAARC countries – 575 USD.For those interested in payment by credit card payment through Payment Gateway can be arranged.

How to apply

Click here to apply online or for those who wish to apply in person are required to make a written application to the Director, IBMBB. A brief curriculum-vitae and a brief description (less than 500 words) on how learning cell culture techniques will help in the Career Development of the applicant should be sent with the application.

Payment information

Full payment is required before admission to the course. Details of payments will be communicated to applicants who are selected to follow the course.

Dates & Deadline

From – 25th to 29 th May 2015EarlyBird Registration – 20th April 2014 (Pay before 20th April and get a 10% discount!!!)

Deadline – 12th May 2015


May 25, 2015
May 29, 2015
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Institute of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology & Biotechnology
University of Colombo
Colombo 3, Sri Lanka
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