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Module "Cell Methods"

The 3-days course "Cell Methods" provides special techniques of cellular functional analysis, e.g. advantages and disadvantages of various cell culture systems, their fields of application and limitations.

"Cell Methods" takes place in Leipzig from 30. September to 02. Oktober 2012.


September, 30th

09:00 - 10:00 
Lecture: Blood cells and their separation
Dr. Sandra Franz

10:00 - 13:00 Practical training: Cell separation from human blood
Dr. Sandra Franz/PD Dr. Anja Saalbach

14:00 - 16:00 
Practical training: Analysis of human blood cells
Dr. Sandra Franz/PD Dr. Anja Saalbach
16:30 - 17:30 Lecture: Apoptosis and necrosis of leukocytes during inflammation
Dr. Sandra Franz

October, 1st

09:00 - 10:00 Lecture: In vitro Cell Culture Models and the Influence of Culture Conditions on Cell Physiology
PD Dr. Ulf Anderegg
10:15 - 11:45Practical training: Cell detachment, counting, seeding
PD Dr. Ulf Anderegg/Stephan Thönes
12:00 - 13:00 Lecture: Cell analysis by flow cytometry
PD Dr. Anja Saalbach
14:00 - 15:00 Practical training: Cell analysis by flow cytometry
Dr. Sandra Franz/PD Dr. Anja Saalbach
15:30 - 17:00 Lecture: Cell Manipulation by Material Surfaces
Prof. Dr. Tilo Pompe

October, 2nd

09:00 - 11:00 Practical training: Cell Proliferation test, Phalloidin-Staining
PD Dr. Ulf Anderegg/Stephan Thönes

11:15 - 13:00Lecture: Cell Adhesion - Quality & Quantity
Dr. Ute Hempel
14:00 - 15:30Practical training: Data analysis, Microscopy
PD Dr. Ulf Anderegg
15:30 - 16:30 Seminar: Discussion/open questions
Dr. Sandra Franz/PD Dr. Anja Saalbach/PD Dr. Ulf Anderegg

October, 16th

15:00 - 17:00 final writen examination (MBFZ, Seminarroom 1st floor)


Max-Bürger-Forschunsgzentrum, Johannisalllee 30, N.N.

number of participants: 8
Credit points: 2(graded)

Please register by 20 September by sending an e-mail to Anett Albrecht.