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WORKSHOP: Growth of Animal Viruses

Mr. Ken Carter kcarter at umbc.edu
Fri Aug 23 09:01:32 EST 1996


      GROWTH OF ANIMAL VIRUSES
    OCTOBER 9-11, 1996

  American Type Culture Collection, Rockville, MD

Online Registration: http://www.atcc.org/workshops/workshop.html
 email: workshops at atcc.org / phone: 1-800-359-7370


This three-day hands-on workshop program is geared for the cell 
biologist, molecular biologist, or virology technician in need of an
overview of propagation, titration, and preservation techniques
commonly employed in research and clinical laboratories.

Lecture topics will include the principles of Viral Replication, Virus
Preservation, Freeze Drying, and the Visualizing/Titrating of Virus
Growth. Laboratory topics will include the growth of influenza in
eggs; the growth of herpesvirus, rotavirus and retrovirus in tissue
culture; titration by hemagglutination, plaque assay, fluorescent
focal assay, and tissue culture infectious dose endpoint; small-scale
virus concentration, PCR, and the preservation of cell-associated and
cell-free virus.

Faculty: Charles Buck, Ph.D., Collection Scientist (Workshop
Director); Grace Paulino, M.S., Biologist; Denise Jacobs, B.S.,
Biologist; Hoda Khouri, M.S., Biologist; Mengdong Hu, M.D., Research
Scientist.

Limited to 24 participants
FEE: $875.00
2.1 CEUs 


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******* Ken Carter			           ^	 Department of Biological Sciences  
     / l \       (410) 455-2271 Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County    
/___l___\__   fax:(410) 455-3875 Baltimore, Maryland  21228   	      
\______/      kcarter at umbc.edu
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