This introductory hands-on lab course is designed for those with little or no direct experience working in a tissue culture laboratory.
About this Event
Mammalian cell culture is an essential and widely utilized laboratory technique required for employment across the biosciences industry. Mammalian cell culture techniques enable cells to be grown under controlled conditions outside of the body and are integral to many workflows in basic, applied, and therapeutic research.
This course provides hands-on training in best practices for isolating, maintaining, characterizing, cryopreserving, and manipulating in vitro cells in addition to independent research experience. It is an essential program for individuals looking to bridge the skills gap between college and employment and those seeking new career opportunities in the biotechnology field.
Attendees will benefit from having hands-on laboratory experience in the a state-of-the-art industry laboratory at University Lab Partners, as well as from interacting closely with fellow attendees and application scientists over a 3-week period.
Registrations are limited to 6 per class to ensure low student-instructor ratios, social distancing, and a rich educational experience.
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- Background knowledge of biology and high-level familiarity with structure and functions of cells is expected.
- Deep interest in pursuing academic research opportunities and/or career in biotechnology.
- If you are in high school, you must have successfully completed Biology AP or Chemistry AP.
October 5th, 2020 — October 23rd, 2020 (3-weeks)
Mondays through Fridays (4 hours per day).
You must select the 8am – 12pm class or 3:30pm – 7:30pm class.
Tuition includes all course materials, laboratory reagents, and consumables. Light snacks are also provided each day.
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Upon the completion and meeting all the educational objectives of this course, you may become eligible to claim an alternative digital credential through UCI Department of Continuing Education, if you demonstrate competencies that meet the earning criteria.
Internship opportunities may also be available with ULP resident companies upon successful completion and instructor recommendation.