Course Basic and practical course in quantitative immunoassays

ECTS: 1.2

Course leader: Mette Bjerre

Language: English

Graduate school: Faculty of Health

Graduate program: ClinFO

Course fee: 1,440.00 DKK

Status: Course is open for application

Semester: Fall 2022

Application deadline: 05/10/2022

Start date: 02/11/2022

Administrator: Johanne Gregor Nielsen

The course C204/12 Basic and practical course in quantitative immunoassays is being offered by the Graduate School of Health, Aarhus University, fall 2022.

Criteria for participation: University degree in medicine, dentistry, nursing, or master’s degree in other fields and/or postgraduate research fellows (PhD students and research-year medical students).

Recommended knowledge for participation: Basic knowledge on antibodies, assay development and laboratory work.

Aim: The aim of the course is to give a practical and theoretical introduction to immunoassays with focus on quantitative assays (ELISA, TRIFMA). The course will give the participants skills to work with quantitative immunoassays in the laboratory and to troubleshoot in relation the daily routine work.

Learning outcomes: The participants obtain theoretical knowledge and practical skills required for development, troubleshoot, and validation of ELISA and TRIFMA assays.

Workload: The full workload of the course is expected to be 29 hours.

Content: This is a three days course consisting of: Theoretical lectures in basic immunoassay technology, introduction to different immunoassays, validation, quality demand and troubleshooting. Group discussions, and theoretical assignments. Practical lab work (ELISA/TRIFMA) at the Medical Research facilities followed by evaluation and discussions of the results.

Venue: Wedensday and friday at The Victor Albeck building, 1266, Vennelyst Blvd. 4, 8000 Aarhus C. Thursday at Medical Research Lab, AUH.

Participation in the course is without cost for:

  • PhD students, Health Research Year students and Health Research Honours Programme students from Aarhus University
  • PhD students enrolled at partner universities of the Nordoc collaboration
  • PhD students from other institutions in the open market agreement for PhD courses

Course dates:

  • 02 November 2022 09:00 - 16:00
  • 03 November 2022 09:00 - 16:00
  • 04 November 2022 09:00 - 16:00