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Die Kurse


Wir bieten 2017 acht verschiedene Kurse an:
Kurs 1 Einführung in die Durchfluss-Zytometrie
mit praktischen Anwendungen
Kurs 2 Durchfluss-Zytometrie für
Hämatologen und Immunologen
Kurs 3 Excellence Workshop für PNH und MDS Diagnostik
Kurs 4 Fortgeschrittene Anwendungen für
Wissenschaftler
Kurs 5 Lymphom–Diagnostik und MRD Bestimmung
mittels Durchfluss-Zytometrie
Kurs 6 Leukämie–Diagnostik und MRD Bestimmung
mittels Durchfluss-Zytometrie
Kurs 8 Immunophänotypisierung für biomedizinische Analytiker(innen)
"LabMed Höhere Fachprüfung"
Kurs 9 Workshop über extrazelluläre Mikrovesikel



Software: FACSDiva™, Kaluza™, Infinicyt™

Mehr Einzelheiten über die Kurse auf Anfrage.

Die Kurse unseres Programmes werden unterstützt von ESCCA

Die Schweizer Gesellschaft für Hämatologie, die Schweizer Gesellschaft für Allergologie und Immunologie, und die FAMH (Verband der Medizinischen Laboratorien der Schweiz) kennen die Kurse an, die zu Ihrem Fach gehören. school



Course 1

Introductory and refresher course in flow cytometry

Duration: 30 hours in 5 days (17h lectures, 13h practicals)

Language: french or english

Target audience: anyone working in the biomedical field with no prior knowledge of flow cytometry, users lacking the fundamentals of flow cytometry.

Prerequisites: basic knowledge in biology and medicine.

Content: Workings of a flow cytometer, set-up and calibration, compensation, fluorescence and fluorochromes, pre-analytical methods, quality control, immunodetection, data analysis using different softwares. introduction to hematopoiesis and to hematologic neoplasias (WHO 2016 classification), applications in immunology.

Course objectives: the students will learn
  • the basic principles of FCM.
  • how to perform multicolor staining experiments with adequate compensations.
  • how to elaborate and apply various gating strategies for data analysis.
  • the most common applications of flow cytometry in hematology and immunology.
Costs:
Public sector: 1200 CHF (up to 2 weeks prior to course start; afterwards 1500 CHF)
Private sector: the fee for applicants is available upon request
Course 2

Advanced flow cytometry
for hematologists and immunologists

Duration: 18 hours in 3 days (10h lectures, 8h practicals)

Language: English

Target audience: hematologists, immunologists, laboratory heads, researchers, advanced biomedical and laboratory technicians, post-docs.

Prerequisites: knowledge of the basic principles of flow cytometry, strong background in hematology and/or cell biology.

Content: Multicolor panel design, harmonisation and standardisation of different flow cytometers, advanced data analysis using different softwares, hematopoiesis and analysis of stem cells, study of T-cells and dendritic cells, specific applications in hematology, case studies.

Course objectives: the students will learn
  • to design and perform multicolor staining experiments.
  • to analyse in depth specific cell populations like T-cells, dendritic cells, monocytes, and stem cells.
  • to perform standardized set-ups with different cytometers.
Costs:
Public sector: 800 CHF (up to 2 weeks prior to course start; afterwards 1000 CHF)
Private sector: the fee for applicants is available upon request
Course 3

Excellence workshop in PNH and MDS diagnosis

Duration: 18 hours over 3 days (6h lectures, 12h practical)

Language: English

Target audience: researchers with an interest in PNH, hematologists, immunologists.

Prerequisites: knowledge of basic principles of flow cytometry; background in hematology and/or cell biology.

Content: flow cytometry practice (set-up, calibration and compensation), pre-analytical methods and quality control, PNH clinics and pathophysiology, detection of PNH clones in red and white blood cells, high sensitivity testing, clinical data analysis, case studies, MDS analysis by cytometry.

Course objectives: the students will learn
  • the pathophysiology of PNH.
  • how to use flow cytometry for the detection and quantification of PNH clones in white and red blood cells.
  • how to perform high sensitivity analysis of very small PNH clones (< 0.01%).
  • the pitfalls of PNH diagnosis and how to avoid them.
Costs:
Public sector: 800 CHF (up to 2 weeks prior to course start; afterwards 1000 CHF)
Private sector: the fee for applicants is available upon request
Course 4

Advanced applications for researchers

Duration: 18 hours over 3 days (9h lectures, 9h practicals).

Language: english

Target audience: doctoral students, post-docs, researchers.

Prerequisites: studies in biology, immunology or medicine.

Content: multicolor panel design, data analysis using different softwares, cell cycle and cell proliferation analysis, study of apoptosis, phosphoprotein detection, functional tests, cell sorting.

Course objectives: the students will learn
  • to design and perform multicolor staining experiments.
  • to study cell cycle, apoptosis, and phosphorylation.
  • how to conduct cell sorting experiments.
Costs:
Public sector: 800 CHF (up to 2 weeks prior to course start; afterwards 1000 CHF)
Private sector: the fee for applicants is available upon request
Course 5

Lymphoma diagnosis and
MRD detection by flow cytometry

Duration: 22 hours over 3 1/2 days (10h lectures, 12h practical)

Language: english

Target audience: researchers with an interest in B and T cell lymphomas, hematologists, immunologists.

Prerequisites: knowledge of basic principles of flow cytometry, background in hematology and/or cell biology.

Content: normal lymphocyte development in bone marrow, peripheral blood and lymph nodes; pathophysiology of lymphomas, differential diagnosis of B and T cell lymphomas (WHO 2016 classification), principles, statistics and practical applications of MRD detection; analysis of MRD in CLL and multiple myeloma; detailed case studies.

Course objectives: the students will learn
  • how to elaborate and apply gating strategies for lymphocyte analysis.
  • how to use cytometry for the detection of normal B and T cells in lymphoid organs, peripheral blood and bone marrow.
  • how to diagnose B and T cell lymphomas using cytometry.
  • the pitfalls of lymphoma diagnosis and how to avoid them.
  • how to perform MRD detection for lymphomas.
Costs:
Public sector: 900 CHF (up to 2 weeks prior to course start; afterwards 1200 CHF)
Private sector: the fee for applicants is available upon request
Course 6

Leukemia diagnosis and
MRD detection by flow cytometry

Duration: 22 hours over 3 1/2 days (10h lectures, 12h practical)

Language: english

Target audience: researchers with an interest in acute leukemias, hematologists, immunologists.

Prerequisites: knowledge of basic principles of flow cytometry, background in hematology and/or cell biology.

Content: normal hematopoiesis and its analysis by flow cytometry, analysis of stem cell population, differential diagnosis of acute leukemias using morphology and cytometry (WHO 2016 classification), data analysis, principles, statistics and practical applications of MRD detection; analysis of MRD in acute leukemias, detailed case studies.

Course objectives: the students will learn
  • how to use cytometry for the detailed analysis of normal hematopoiesis.
  • how to diagnose acute leukemias (AML and ALL) using cytometry.
  • the pitfalls of leukemia diagnosis and how to avoid them.
  • how to perform MRD detection in acute leukemias.
Costs:
Public sector: 900 CHF (up to 2 weeks prior to course start; afterwards 1200 CHF)
Private sector: the fee for applicants is available upon request
Course 7

MRD detection by flow cytometry

Duration: 12 hours over 2 days (6h lectures, 6h pratical)

Language: English

Target audience: researchers with an interest in MRD detection, hematologists, immunologists.

Prerequisites: knowledge of basic principles of flow cytometry, background in hematology and/or cell biology.

Content: principles and statistics of MRD detection; analysis of MRD in CLL, multiple myeloma and acute leukemias; detailed case studies; analysis of paucicellular samples.

Costs:
Public sector: 500 CHF (up to 2 weeks prior to course start; afterwards 600 CHF)
Private sector: the fee for applicants is available upon request

Course 8

Immunophenotyping for biomedical analysts
Higher Professional Examination ; Module Hematology

Duration : 24 hours over 4 days
(14h lectures, 10h pratical)

Language : English

Target audience : biomedical analysts and technicians

Content : icone pdf Programm

Fees :
1000 CHF for the course, 200 CHF for the exam.


Course 9

Workshop on Microvesicles

Duration : 8 hours over 1 day


Language : English

Target audience :

Content : The programme will be communicated soon.

Fees :