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Bio-Trac®

Excellence in Biotechnology Training

Upcoming Biotechnology Training Workshops

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All Bio-Trac Workshops are team taught by active researchers, and include hands-on laboratory and discussion groups.  All attendees receive electronic copies of all handouts, complete laboratory protocols, as well as additional reference material. Attendee Guidelines for In Person Workshops


Gene Editing with CRISPR: This rigorous three day program is ideal for basic research and translational biology scientists who are looking for a balanced theoretical vs. laboratory introduction to CRISPR toolkit.  Taught by active researchers, this workshop features several cutting-edge presentations delivered by experts in the CRISPR/Cas9 field along with an intensive schedule of laboratory demonstration, protocol reviews and discussion. This program will focus on CRISPR principles, strategies for successful project design, available expertise and resources, as well as a wealth of CRISPR technology diverse applications.

November 3-5, 2021 • IN PERSON • Preregistration Form


Python for Research Scientists: The two-day lecture and hands-on computer-based laboratory workshop is designed to introduce bench scientists to the powerful tasks that can be taken up with Python by learning everything from language syntax to data manipulation to visualization: all in the context of relevant biological problems!

November 10-11, 2021 • IN PERSON • Preregistration Form


Single Cell RNA-Seq: This in-depth lecture and hands-on laboratory workshop (wet lab & in silica) is ideal for those research and bench scientists who are interested in a comprehensive introduction to single cell RNA-Seq.

November 15-18 • IN PERSON • Preregistration Form


Flow Cytometry: Principles, Methods and 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.

Nov 30-Dec 3, 2021 • IN PERSON • Preregistration Form


Antibody Validation and Characterization: This two day program is ideal for basic research and translational biology scientists who work with antibodies on a regular basis. This program which focuses on the types of artifacts associated with antibodies and introduce them to a variety of validation methods that can be implemented in research and academic laboratories.

Dec 6-7, 2021 • IN PERSON • Preregistration Form


3D Cell Culturing: During this 3-D cell culturing workshop the researcher will learn how to successfully culture stem cells, cancer cells, and epithelial cells in a 3-D format using 3-D cell culture matrices, such as Cultrex BME.  Emphasis will be placed on setting up cancer spheroid cultures and epithelial organoids, visualizing their formation and growth, and harvesting of mature organoids from culture for a broad range of downstream assays.  Examples of applications in toxicology and oncology will be explored.

Jan 26-28, 2022 • Preregistration Form


RNA-Seq: Principles and Computational Analysis: 

Feb 7-11, 2022 • Preregistration Form


R programming: '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".

Feb 22-23, 2022 • Preregistration Form

Bio-Trac® in partnership with Montgomery College is proud to offer graduate/post graduate level hands-on laboratory training workshops for research scientists at the Bioscience Education Center’s state-of-the-art facility in Germantown, Maryland.

Over 17,000 Scientists Trained • 300 Scientist Instructors

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. 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.

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