Intensive Workshops

Innovative Technologies In Multidisciplinary Health Research Training


We are glad to announce our next workshop in Winnipeg (Manitoba) from
November 13-17, 2017 - Beginner Workshop               Workshop Info
November 20-24, 2017- Intermediate Workshop          Workshop Info

  • TOPICS COVERED (Beginner Course):
    • Basic Microscopy, Live Cell Imaging, Digital Imaging and Documentation, Automated Sample Analysis
    • Fluorescent Dyes, Probes, Instruments, Platforms and Applications
    • Fluorescent in situ Hybridization, Different Types and Applications of Molecular Imaging
    • Introduction to Human Cytogenetics
    • FISH experiments, Imaging of Samples, Data Analysis and Discussion, Journal Clubs.

  • TOPICS COVERED (Intermediate Course):
    • Bench work in the laboratory
      i. Spectral imaging and SKY of mouse / human chromosomes
      ii. Fluorescence microscopy in 3D (manual, semi-automated and fully automated measurements and analysis).
    • Imaging in the Genomic Centre for Cancer Research and Diagnosis:
      Image acquisition of all samples prepared during the course; interactive image analysis.
    • Lectures by expert mentors in the field: theory and practice of above techniques imaging, and their application in research and the clinic, discussion and data analysis of images acquired during the course.
    • Journal clubs: Round table discussion of current literature in the field with experts in the field.

    For more information, please e-mail us at

    Registration: please submit your CV and a short summary of why you are interest in this course to Dr. Sabine Mai. Participants will be selected based on expressed training needs.
    Space is limited. If accepted, you will be required to pay a registration fee to secure your training spot. No applications will be accepted after OCTOBER 20, 2017.

    Early Bird Registration September 22, 2017: $750 (Cdn) + Taxes (per course)
    Registration until October 20, 2017: $850 (Cdn) + Taxes (per course)
    Cancellations until October 20, 2017: Refund less a $500 administration fee (per course registered)
    Cancellations after October 20, 2017: No refunds

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