Organizers : Research Institute of University of Bucharest (ICUB), The Faculty of Biology, University of Bucharest, Romanian Society of Immunology, National Institute “Victor Babeș” and Romanian Association of Cytometry

The objectives of the event are to learn from the experts, to present emerging science, to improve the collaboration with peers and to start new research projects in a friendly scientific atmosphere.

Advanced level cytometry workshops topic include theoretical lectures and hands-on activities on Cell Biology and Immunology Lymphocytes: maturation, panel development, clinical relevance, phenotyping and function of cytotoxic T lymphocytes Phagocytes: granulocytes, monocytes and dendritic cells: maturation, characteristics, functions. Microbiology: detection, identification and susceptibility testing Cell biology: cell cycle, viability, apoptosis, cell tracking, oxidative stress. Hematology Clinical applications of flow cytometry (lymphocytes ontogeny, bone marrow maturation, B and T lymphoma, MDS diagnostics, AML diagnostic)

Please note that the number of participants to each workshop is limited to a maximum of 30 persons.

The event has Continuing Medical Education (CME) accreditation granted by Romanian College of Physicians & Romanian Order of Biochemists, Biologists and Chemists. The participants are kindly asked to bring a laptop with mouse to facilitate the analysis of the flow cytometry data.

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Invited speakers (Instructors)

Lydia Campos , Laboratory of Hematology, Saint Etienne, France

Antonio CUADRADO , Universidad Autónoma De Madrid, España

Claude LAMBERT, Consultant Immunopathology, France)

Ondrej PELAK , Application Specialist CEE, BD Life Sciences Biosciences, Czech Republic

Tiphanie PICOT,Laboratory of Hematology, Saint Etienne, France

Iulia POPESCU , Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA

Important dates

Programme

Summer School on Flow Cytometry, 2nd Edition. Advanced level cytometry workshops programme available here .

Participants

To be announced

Committees

Scientific committee

Organising committee

Registration

Please fill in the registration form (download) and send it by e-mail: flowcytometryschool@gmail.com

Travel and Accomodation

The summer school will take place in Bucharest, within the premises of University of Bucharest.

The organizers do not cover the travel and accomodation cost for participants.

More information on accommodation will be provided to the participants upon selection for the event.

Transportation. There are non-stop flights to Bucharest from most major European cities and in the Middle-East and connecting flights from the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Most international flights arrive at Henri Coanda (Otopeni) Airport. Airport facilities include ATM, currency exchange office, Taxi Desk and car rental. The airport is connected with the city center by official taxis and express buses. Bucharest's main train station - Gara de Nord - is a major rail centre with daily connections from/to cities throughout Europe and main cities in Romania. There are daily trains from/to Athens, Belgrade, Budapest, Istanbul, Kiev, Moscow, Prague, Sofia, and Vienna. Trains from/to Western European cities run via Budapest. Bucharest's public transportation network includes: bus ("autobuz"), tram ("tramvai"), trolley bus ("troilebuz|), subway ("metrou") and taxi. Read more

Accommodation. Bucharest has a full range of accommodation facilities, at different rates and standards. We will provide our recommendation to the selected participants, at about 20-40 Euro/night.

Visas. Citizens of virtually all European countries, as well as Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, New Zealand and the USA, do not require visas to visit Romania for short-stays (up to 90 days). For citizens from other countries, visas are issued at Romanian consulates. The bearers of a visa with 2 or multiple entries, a long-term visa or a residence permit issued by Schengen Member States shall no longer be required to hold a short-stay visa. If you need an official invitation to get the visa, please contact the organisers well in advance. Read more

Contact

Secretary of the event: Dr. Marcela POPA, Phone: 0723 283 904, E-mail: flowcytometryschool@gmail.com