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 EpigeneticsThis 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 AnalysisThis 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

Rigor and Reproducibility: This hands-on three-day workshop is designed for scientists involved in laboratory research using cell cultures and or antibodies. 
February 22-24, 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.

  • 16000
    Scientists Trained
  • 300
    Bench Scientist Instructors

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

Cellular Biology Training

Use of fundamental and advanced microscopic and analytical techniques as well as animal and human cell and tissue culture technology to understand the structure, function, and physiology of stem cells and their differentiated derivatives

Immunology Training

Focuses on innovative research and applications regarding the immune system. Featured topics include: flow cytometry, immunocytochemistry, vaccines, monoclonal antibody formation, assay, and characterization.

Molecular Biology Training

The application of recombinant DNA technology/molecular biology to increase our understanding of gene organization as well as expression and regulation at the DNA, RNA and protein levels

Biotechnology Technique Training

Training workshops with focus on techniques used routinely in academic, private industry and government research laboratories

Select a topic below to view examples of our developed curricula
Cell CultureFlow CytometryGene EngineeringImmunologyMicroscopyNext Generation SequencingProteomics RNA-seqStem CellTransgenics

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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