NEWS: Upcoming Workshops
Gene Editing iPSCs with CRISPR/CAS9: This rigorous three day program is ideal for basic research and translational biology scientists who are looking for a balanced theoretical vs. hands-on introduction to different CRISPR-based tools for gene editing in iPSCs. — LIMITED ENROLLMENT —
January 17-19, 2017 • Germantown, MD • Preregistration Form
Advances in Epigenetics: This four-day workshop is designed for researchers who are interested in the advances being made in the field of epigenetics. Presentations will focus on the current state of histone modifications, DNA methylation and hydroxymethlation. Wet lab training will focus on current epigenetic research techniques.
January 24-27, 2017 • Germantown, MD • Preregistration Form
Command Line and R for Research Scientists: This one day lecture and hands-on computer based laboratory workshop is designed to introduce bench scientists to command-line and R programing.
February 14, 2017 • Germantown, MD • Preregistration Form
Note: This workshop covers the NGS: Advanced RNA-Seq Analysis workshop prerequisite.
NGS: Advanced RNA-Seq Analysis: This in depth lecture and hands-on computer based laboratory workshop is designed for those interested in advanced bioinformatics analysis techniques for RNA-seq. Topics include: Experimental Design and Approaches; Alignment and de novo assembly; Variant calling, differential transcript expression and RNA editing. Knowledge on using command-line and R is a prerequisite for this workshop.
February 15-17, 2017 • Germantown, MD • Preregistration Form
Bio-Trac 2017 Workshop Calendar - Frequently Updated
Open to the scientific community, each workshop is designed by active researchers for bench and research scientists with focus on the latest relevant techniques necessary for laboratory research.
Bio-Trac clients represent every major sector of the biotechnology industry and include attendees from across the globe.
Our 30+ year wealth of relationship capital and program management expertise enable us to develop, implement and deliver training on up-to-the-minute relevant innovations in biotechnology.
Customized biotechnology training workshops for academic, commercial and government institutions.
FAQs - Customized Training
Bio-Trac® workshops train up to twenty-four participants at a time.
Customized biotechnology training workshops typically ranging 2-5 days in length.
On your schedule: We will work with you to deliver the program at a time and place that is convenient for you. The timeline to develop and implement a workshop typically takes 60-120 days depending on the complexity and logistics involved.
All workshops are conducted either at the organization’s facility or at a nearby location appropriate for lab training.
Value Added Services
- Cost/Time savings
Your organization will not incur substantial travel expenses and attendees will save valuable time away from their lab.
- Full Color Documentation included
Each attendee receives a comprehensive binder containing the program's PowerPoint presentations (printed in color) as well as laboratory protocols and appropriate reference material.
- Future Expert Guidance available
If you have questions regarding the subject material presented during lectures or lab sessions, in most cases instructors are available for further assistance, even if it is three or six months later.
Training programs average between $12,000 – $25,000
Cost factors include: length of time, number of participants, instructor depth, and laboratory content