Medical Biofilm Techniques 2010

16.08.2010 - 19.08.2010 All day

Organized by the ESCMID Study Group for Biofilms (ESGB).

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  • Niels Hoiby, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Soren Molin, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Claus Sternberg, Copenhagen, Denmark
Course Objectives

The course is focused on medical biofilms with examples from urinary tract infections to cystic fibrosis lung infections. The techniques include setup and running of biofilm flow cell systems, fluorescence in situ hybridization, various advanced imaging techniques, image analysis, flow cytometry and demonstration of biofilm techniques in experimental animal research. There will be morning and late afternoon lectures, the rest of the day will be laboratory demonstrations and work.

Course Venue

Danish Technical University, Lyngby
(Northern part of Copenhagen)

Target Audience

15 - 20 medical doctors with some laboratory training.

Registration Fee

EUR 600
The fee covers course participation and printed and electronic educational material (all lectures will be available as powerpoint presentations on a CD at the end of the course). The fee does not include travel, accommodation and meals.

Accomodation Costs

Approximately EUR 500, the secretariat will provide suggestion of hotels.

Registration Procedure

Please complete the registration form and send it to the course secretariat before 3 May 2010.

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Course Coordinator & Administrative Secretariat

Professor Niels Hoiby
University of Copenhagen
Dept. Clin. Microbiology 9301
Juliane Maries Vej 22
2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Phone +45 35 457 788
Fax +45 35 456 412