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Center for Biomedical Engineering, University of New Mexico

National Flow Cytometry Resource, Los Alamos National Laboratory

Verity Software House



Centennial Engineering Building, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM



June 11-17, 2011



A research methods course in flow cytometry will be offered with emphasis on applications in cell biology, immunology, cell labeling, fluorescent protein analysis, bead-based assays, screening and sorting.
The faculty consists of over 20 distinguished members of the flow cytometry community.  This course will be aimed toward individuals with some experience in flow cytometry, and will consist of an extensive set of lectures and a series of hands-on laboratory sessions. Each participant will receive extensive lecture notes and laboratory handout materials.Laboratory sessions will address sample preparation, instrument construction and operation, data collection and analysis, common and more cutting edge flow assays, and typical problems encountered in flow cytometry.Lab sessions will be hands-on, with plenty of time and opportunity for interaction with the instructors.Lab sessions will utilize a variety of commercial and developmental instruments, and representatives from several commercial vendors will be available to demonstrate and discuss their most recent instruments and techniques.Each participant will be given the choice of attending six laboratory sessions, chosen from 15 different offerings.There will be evening sessions on biosafety, flow cytometry core operation and next-generation instruments, as well as a state-of-the-art Keynote lecture.One afternoon and evening will be free for participants to enjoy the many regional attractions of northern New Mexico, and the last evening includes a banquet with live entertainment at the world-famous El Pinto Restaurant ( Registration fees include all course materials, breakfast & lunch each day, coffee breaks with snacks, refreshments at two evening sessions and the banquet.Housing will be available in on-campus dormitories.Registration will be limited to 80 participants and will be available online beginning in January, 2011.



$1800.00 US

The registration fee includes: 15 lectures and 6 laboratory sessions; all course materials; breakfast & lunch each day; coffee breaks with snacks; beer, wine and refreshments at two evening sessions; the Keynote lecture; and the banquet.Housing for the week is available in on-campus dormitories for an additional fee of $300. There is also a reduced rate of $99 per night available at the Albuquerque Marriott Uptown.



To find more information and to register for the course, go to the website for the Center for Biomedical Engineering ( and click the "Upcoming Courses" tab under the "Events" tab.



Isela Roeder ( , 505-277-6395)


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