Culture Collections

The Fundamentals of Cell Culture: Key Principles and Practice  

Imam 629956


The course is held at the ECACC laboratories at the Public Health England site in the south west of England:

Public Health England
Microbiology Services
Porton Down 



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This is a four day course that aims to deliver a balance of theory, essential techniques and best practices covering the entire cell culture workflow. The course will cover:

  • culture initiation from frozen vials
  • the generation of primary cultures
  • the maintenance, cryopreservation, quality control and validation of cell banks
  • the delivery of cell cultures to a variety of applications and cell based assays
  • qualitative and quantitative cell culture
  • the biology, characterisation and selection of cell lines
  • stem cell biology
  • novel 3D cell culture strategies
  • experimental design
  • troubleshooting in the cell culture lab

The course is delivered by a team comprising of PHE cell culture experts and regular invited lecturers. 

The detailed course programme will be made available closer to the date.


Course Dates
3rd-6th March 2020


The course fee includes transport between your hotel and ECACC, lunches and refreshments, and a comprehensive training manual.Accommodation is not included in the course fee but we can recommended hotels in the area.


To register for this course please click here


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