Discover the fundamentals of cell culture

The Fundamentals of Cell Culture: Key Principles and Practice is a four day course that aims to deliver a balance of theory, essential techniques and best practices covering the entire cell culture workflow. It is held at the ECACC laboratories in Salisbury, in the south west of the United Kingdom.

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20th - 23rd March 2018
Venue: Public Health England

cell culture

The course will cover: 

  • culture initiation from frozen vials
  • the generation of primary cultures
  • the maintenance, cryopreservation, quality control and validation of cell banks
  • the delivery of cell cultures to a variety of applications and cell based assays
  • qualitative and quantitative cell culture
  • the biology, characterisation and selection of cell lines
  • stem cell biology
  • novel 3D cell culture strategies
  • experimental design
  • troubleshooting in the cell culture lab


The course fee includes transport between your hotel and ECACC, lunches and refreshments, and a comprehensive training manual.Please note that accommodation is not included in the course fee but we can provide details on recommended hotels in the area.


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Public Health England Microbiology Services
Porton Down
Salisbury Wiltshire SP4 0JG