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Mycoplasmes detection in cell culture

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Objectives

Realize the importance of tracability and quality control in cell culture

Be aware of the problem of mycoplasma contamination

Realize the diversity of mycoplasma detection methods and be able to choose techniques adapted to each case

Know how to prevent mycoplasma contaminations

Audience

Engineers and technicians currently cultivating cell lines or planning to cultivate cell lines.

Prerequisites

None, except understand French (course will be given in French)

 

Program

Interactive courses (5h)

Introduction on cell line culture

How to establish cell lines and key steps in the culture

Importance of tracability and quality control

Mycoplasma:

  • definitions and classifications
  • origin of contamination
  • effects of contamination
  • detection methods
  • treatment and limits
  • preventions and actions needed

 

Workshop 2 h

Starting from concrete cases, trainees will be asked to analyze the situation in order to suggest an action plan

 

Registration and more informations: 

download detailed programme and pre regristration form

 

Training course

Illkirch, France

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