3rd Zurich Annual School of Flow Cytometry

hosted by Institute of Experimental Immunology, University of Zurich

University of Zurich, Irchel campus

Start: 11 Sep 2017

End: 15 Sep 2017

  • Course description

    This school is aimed at students, scientists and related personnel with previous experience in flow cytometry and keen interest in learning more about the current state-of-the art instrumentation and applications. The 5-day course is somewhat unique in offering ample opportunities for hands-on work in the form of parallel workshop modules covering the following areas:

    • Mass cytometry (CyTOF)
    • Computational data analysis
    • Spectral flow cytometry
    • Polychromatic flow cytometry
    • Image cytometry
    • Cell sorting
    • Clinically relevant flow cytometry

    Accompanied with lectures and tutorials, the course syllabus is flexible and allows for personalized learning experience at the high level. Upon completion, the participants take home a working knowledge of the covered topics together with the protocols and practical advice, ready to embrace the work on their own.

    The course schedule and detailed program can be downloaded here.

    The registration fee covers teaching materials, lunches and coffee breaks for the duration of the school and attendance to the social events. It does not cover any travel and accommodation expenses.

  • Travel award

    Thanks to the continued support of our long-term partner BioLegend, we are able to offer 3 travel awards for attending the course.

    Please submit your application for the travel award by e-mail to vinko.tosevski@uzh.ch. The application should include your resume and a brief statement describing your motivation to attend the course.

    The applications will be accepted until August 21st and the winners of the travel award will be notified on Aug 24th.

    The travel award can only be used to reimburse the travelling expenses and amounts to not more than 400 CHF. The travel award cannot be paid out in cash or transferred to the recipient in any other form apart from the direct reimbursement of the travelling expenses.

  • What participants said about the previous school...

    "The lectures were all very good and I benefited from all lectures. Practical courses on 3rd and 4th day were just great! I appreciated the opportunity to interact with the lecturers during the breaks"

    "Guests on course had wonderful lectures, they answered a lot of questions, themes were interesting, they lectures was helpful in everyday practical work."

    "It was great to have opportunity to learn new technologies like Cytof and new algorithms like SPADE and viSNE. Cytof practical teachers were very enthusiastic and motivate us to use the technology. Also, it was cool to be able to approach specialists and ask follow up questions"

    "High quality lectures of very relevant topics, and diverse applications for different questions in research. Practical link in the workshops to theoretical topics discussed in the lectures was very helpful and interesting. Also, the option to choose specific workshops allowed everyone to see what was important to them."

    "Very helpful hands on practice, both in lecture and workshop. Thought provoking background information of instrument and important quality control of flow data, which we didn't pay enough attention on before."

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  • Additional information

    The course schedule and detailed program can be downloaded here.

  • Directions

    Event venue address

    Winterthurerstrasse 190 8057 Zurich Switzerland
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