Hands-On Workshop: Cell Culture and In Vitro Disease Models

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Event Details

Date:
27 November 2019 at 8:30 am – 28 November 2019 at 5:00 pm
Venue:
School of Pharmacy
Cost:
RM690

Description

This workshop aims to provide hands-on experience for researchers and graduate students on basic cell culture principles, techniques and the application of various in vitro human disease models.

Participants will learn:

  • Principles, concepts and applications of cell culture.
  • Cell culture and aseptic techniques.
  • In vitro human disease models.
  • Cytotoxicity assay (MTT assay) and data analysis (hands-on session).
  • Live cell staining and imaging (hands-on session).

DAY 1 (Wednesday, 27 November)

Program*

8.30 am – 9.00 am

Registration

9.00 am – 10.00 am

Lecture 1:

Introduction to Cell Culture and Basic Techniques

Speaker: Dr Goh Bey Hing

10.00 am – 10.30 am

Breakfast

10.30 am – 11.30 am

Lecture 2:

Cell Culture Laboratory Setup, Contamination and Microbial Testing

Speaker: Dr Lee Learn Han

11.30 am – 12.30 pm

Lecture 3:

Cell Death, Cytotoxicity and Proliferation Assay

Speaker: Dr Alan Lee

12.30 pm – 1.30 pm

Lunch Break

1.30 pm – 3.30 pm

Practical session 1:

Cell Culture Maintenance, Cryopreservation, Cell Counting and Seeding

3.30 pm – 4.30 pm

Practical session 2:

Cytotoxicity Assay (MTT Assay)

4.30 pm – 5.00 pm

Tea Break and Discussion

DAY 2 (Thursday, 28 November)

Program*

9.00 am – 9.30 am

Breakfast

9.30 am – 10.30 am

Lecture 4:

Introduction to Microscopy for the Study of Cell Biology

Speaker: Dr Lee Wai Leng

10.30 am – 12.00 pm

Practical session 3:

Live Cell Staining and Imaging

12.00 pm – 1.00 pm

Lunch Break

1.00 pm – 2.30 pm

Interactive Lecture 1:

Interactive Speakers: Dr Goh Bey Hing & Dr Lee Learn Han

In vitro Human Disease Models:

●   Cancer (Angiogenesis and Metastasis)

●   Cardiac Disease

●   Diabetes

2.30 pm – 3.30 pm

Interactive Lecture 2:

Interactive Speaker: Dr Ong Lin Kooi

In vitro Human Disease Models:

●   Skin and Cosmetic Testing

●   Neurodegenerative Disease (Blood Brain Barrier)

3.30 pm – 4.00 pm

Tea Break and Discussion

4.00 pm – 4.30 pm

Presentation of Certificate and Closing Remarks


Name
Catherine Loh
E-Mail
pharmevents@monash.edu
Phone
+603 5514 4926