Antibody based technologies
National course. The course is addressed to current and potential facility users such as PhD students, postdocs, researchers and other employees within life science at any Swedish university, curious about antibody based methods or in need of antibody based technologies for their research.
Applicants with an ongoing project or defined future project where any of the covered technologies are to be used will be prioritized.
This course is supported by SciLifeLab and run by the SciLifeLab Cell Profiling facility in Stockholm.
Application open: November 23, 2017
Application deadline: February 25, 2018
Confirmation to accepted participants: March 7, 2018
If you don’t receive information according to the dates above, contact firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
The course contains a voluntary social program for networking purposes (includes the coffee, lunches and one course dinner with teaching experts). A course fee of 1100 SEK will be invoiced to accepted participants that attend the social program, after completion of the course. NOTE – Uppsala University cannot invoice individuals.
The workshop will focus on antibody based technologies and describe the possibilities of using these technologies within the facilities at SciLifeLab. Lectures will cover both theoretical and more practical aspects of the different applications, including the following technologies:
- Protein array technologies and suspension bead technologies
- Mass cytometry and flow cytometry
- Immuno capture/immuno precipitation in combination with mass spectrometry
- Proximity ligation assays
- Antibody validation strategies
Apart from general aspects of the technologies, the course will include project presentations to demonstrate the benefits and possibilities of the technologies in different contexts. Last but not least validation strategies of antibodies for different applications will be covered, as this is of outmost importance for adequate output data.
A number of relevant articles will be provided to accepted participants after the application deadline. The articles should be read before the course.
- Maja Neiman, Head of Autoimmunity Profiling Facility (Course co-organizer, firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Petter Brodin, Director of Mass Cytometry Facility
- Masood Kamali-Moghaddam, Head of PLA Proteomics Facility
- Jan Mulder, Head of Fluorescence Tissue Profiling Facility
- Cecilia Lindskog-Bergström, Director of the Human Protein Atlas Tissue Atlas
- Cecilia Williams, Professor, KTH, Experimental Oncology
- Burcu Ayoglu, Ph.D
No previous experience in antibody based methods is required, but applicants with an ongoing project or defined future project where any of the covered technologies are to be used are prioritized. It is therefore important to briefly describe relevant projects when applying to this course.
The course has a limited number of spots. Selection criteria include correct entry requirements, motivation to attend the course as well as gender and geographical balance.