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Minicourses & Workshops

Training & Educational Opportunities for Researchers

 

For a listing of upcoming workshops and minicourses, check the center events calendar.

 

 

Interdisciplinary research often requires new skills - beyond the previous experience of researchers working on such projects. Staff can provide researcher training opportunities on topics relevant to the PS-OC research community. All members of the research community are welcome to attend, including those from the CMM, other PS-OC's, other academic institutions, and industry.

 

 

Workshops
Workshops consist of a 1-3 hour seminar discussion of a topic relevant to PS-OC users. The purpose of these workshops is to quickly give researchers from a variety of disciplines a sense of the breadth of a topic of interest. Subjects covered in previous workshops include Mammalian Cell Culture, Fluorescence Imaging, IR spectroscopy, and multiplexing analysis. To request a schedule of upcoming workshops or to suggest topics to be covered, contact Teresa Porri (tp252@cornell.edu)

 

Minicourses
Minicourses are intensive, hands-on classes that allow researchers to develop practical lab skills in new fields over several days. Instruction takes place in groups of 6 of fewer, to ensure individual attention.

Minicourse topics include:

  • Mammalian Cell Culture
  • Chemical Surface Modification
  • Fluorescent Cell Staining
  • Surface Analytical Methods
  • Microfluidic systems - design, fabrication & testing
  • Soft Lithography

These minicourses take place periodically during the year based on user demand. To request more information contact Teresa Porri (tp252@cornell.edu)

 

Sample Slides

Below are some sample slides from previous minicourses.

Mammalian Cell Culture

Surface Modification

Microfluidics