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Bio-Trac®

Excellence in Biotechnology Training

Upcoming Biotechnology Training Workshops

Hands-On Biotechnology Training Workshops for Research Scientists

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.

Nov 29- Dec 1, 2017 • Germantown, MD • Preregistration Form


Flow Cytometry: Principles, Methods & Applications : This four day program is ideal for those who are looking for an in-depth, hands-on introduction to Flow Cytometry.  The instructors will focus on a broad spectrum of flow cytometric topics, discuss examples from various research applications, provide technical protocols for flow cytometric sample preparation, as well as data analysis, trouble shooting and experimental design.

December 12-15, 2017 • Germantown, MD • Preregistration Form


Gene Editing iPSCs with CRISPR / Cas9This 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 gene editing iPSCs using CRISPR/Cas9. In this workshop, participants will be able to design CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing tools, deliver gene-editing tools into human iPSCs, and detect gene-editing events by PCR/ Surveyor Assay.

January 17-19, 2018 • Germantown, MD • Preregistration Form


Advances in Epigenetics: This four-day workshop is designed for researchers interested in the advances being made in the field of epigenetics. Team taught by active researchers, presentations will focus on the current state of histone modifications, DNA methylation and hydroxymethlation as well as wet lab training on techniques currently used in epigenetic research. 

January 23-26, 2018 • Germantown, MD • Preregistration Form


R for Research Scientists: 'R' is a popular statistics software program used widely in various research fields.  This two day lecture and hands-on computer based laboratory workshop is designed to introduce bench scientists to R programming, utilizing the different tools available for scientific data analysis.  Hands-on topics will include Data Types; Import/Export Data; "Manipulation of Tabular Data", "Basic Statistics", and "Visualization using R".  

February 27-28, 2018 • Germantown, MD • Preregistration Form


*NEW COURSE OFFERING* Hepatocytes Derived from Human iPSCsThis four-day workshop is ideal for researchers interested in developing hepatocytes from iPSCs. Team taught by active researchers, participants will have the opportunity to gain a solid foundation in iPSC methods with emphasis on deriving iPSC and differentiating to hepatocytes. Functional assays will be discussed in lectures for assessing hepatocyte differentiation, drug metabolism, and toxicity testing.

March 6-9, 2018 • Germantown, MD • Preregistration Form

2017/18 Workshop Calendar

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Bio-Trac clients represent every major sector of the biotechnology industry and include attendees from across the globe.

30 Year Burst

 

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.

Over 16,000 Scientists Trained

Open to the scientific community, each Bio-Trac® workshop is designed by active researchers for bench and research scientists with focus on the latest relevant techniques necessary for laboratory research.

300 Scientist Instructors

  

Custom Training Solutions

Customized biotechnology training workshops for academic, commercial and government institutions.

Select a topic below to view examples of our developed curricula

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

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