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Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell (HiPSC) Workshop

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Induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) technology has been pushed steadily by technical advancements and biological analysis, leading this still relatively new discovery to the forefront of stem cell research.  Broad-range applications of the technique include disease modeling, drug screening and the promise for patient-matched cellular replacement therapies. Gaining expertise in reprogramming has relevance across a spectrum of research disciplines. By the end of this workshop, participants should understand and be able to apply the processes involved in the production and maintenance of iPSCs, as well as gain a strong foundation in standardized characterization methods, ensuring the quality of the stem cell lines produced. In addition, participants will begin building a national and international network of colleagues whose interests are in iPSC technology.

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Participation in this workshop requires previous lab and tissue culture experience and is only suitable for those who are currently enrolled in or who have completed graduate school. Registration is subject to approval by the course organizer. To apply for this course, please fill out the registration form and, if your experience qualifies you to participate, you will be contacted by the course organizer with a link for payment. Registration is not guaranteed until payment is received. Please contact info@ccrm.ca if you have any questions about your eligibility for this course. 

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