Sample collection for DNA analyses
The course will provide you the basic concepts and procedures for sample collection aiming at genetic analyses. You will learn how to organize a collection kit, implement different sampling techniques, avoid contamination and transport and store the samples. The course will demonstrate the sampling of different biological tissues from different types of organisms and environmental materials.
Sampling procedures in different organisms
Necessary material for sampling
Portable sample collection kits
The training course are suitable for a wide range of professionals employed in public or private laboratories working in research or customer services. For example:
Newly recruited staff
Sampling without contamination
Setting up a sampling kit
Best practices for sample transport and storage
Basic concepts on molecular biology
The courses include lectures and laboratory sessions. The training includes presentations with instructor-guided interactive discussions with participants. The practical lessons are designed to allow all participants to train extensively the teaching procedures. We provide forms, protocols and additional resources for future use within your laboratory.
The courses are conducted by specialized scientists with vast experience in the lectured topics.
All participants receive a certificate of attendance and a record detailing the topics covered during the course.
TEACHING AND EVALUATION LANGUAGES
English or Portuguese.