Fundamentals of Immunohistochemistry Course March 5-7

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Friday 02/15/2013

Julie Randolph-Habecker, director of  the Experimental Histopathology core facility, will teach a three day course on the fundamentals of Immunohistochemistry on March 5-7 from 9AM to noon. Classes will be held in Arnold Building, M4-A805/A817.

The course is recommended for Center staff that use or plan to use immunohistochemistry data for their research. Attendees will gain a basic knowledge of the principles of the technique as well as information that is critical for the interpretation of immunohistochemistry data.

breast cancer vimentin and AE1/AE3 stainThe first two days of the course will include details about antigens, antibodies, sample preparation, and basic immunohistochemistry including antibody titer, staining strategies, detection systems, antigen retrieval, and appropriate controls, and strategies for troubleshooting. The third day of the course is a wet lab where participants will receive hands-on experience staining tissue samples.

Space is limited. Anyone interested in taking the course should register with Liz Hirunmetakij at x5879 or by e-mail at ehirunme@fhcrc.org.  

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