Location & dates EMBL Heidelberg, Germany 27 - 29 Nov 2018
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Programme

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Day 1 - Tuesday 27 November 2018
TimeSpeakerLocation
09:00 - 09:15

Laboratory Safety Introduction

Flex Lab A & B

09.15 - 10.00

Welcome to the course (course overview) Ice breaking activity

Flex Lab A & B
10.00 - 11.00

Lecture: An introduction to digital PCR
Jim Huggett - LGC Group, UK

Flex Lab A & B

11.00 - 11.30 Coffee break

Flex Lab A & B

11.30 - 12.30

Lecture: Higher order multiplexing using digital PCR
Alexandra Whale - LGC Group, UK

Flex Lab A & B

12.30 - 13:30

Lunch

EMBL Canteen

13.30 - 15.00

Practical in groups:
- Physical linkage analysis
- Copy number variation
- Rare event detection

Training Lab B

15.00 - 15.30 Coffee Break

Flex Lab A & B

16.00 - 18.00

Lecture: Assay design and advanced data analysis tools
Jo Vandesompele - Ghent University, Belgium

Flex Lab A & B

18.00 - 19.00

Dinner

EMBL Canteen

Day 2 - Wednesday 28 November 2018
TimeSpeakerLocation
09:00 - 09:15 Overview of the day

Flex Lab A & B

09.15 - 11.00

Practical in groups:
- Physical linkage analysis
- Copy number variation
- Rare event detection

Training Lab B

11.00 - 11.30

Coffee break

Flex Lab A & B

11.30 - 12.30

Lecture: dPCR for food safety and security
Mojca Milavec - National Institute of Biology, Slovenia

Flex Lab A & B

12.30 - 13:30

Lunch 

EMBL Canteen

13.30 - 15.30

Practical in groups:
- Physical linkage analysis
- Copy number variation
- Rare event detection

Training Lab B
15.30 - 16.00

Coffee Break

Flex Lab A & B
16.00 - 17.00

Lecture: Digital PCR in HIV reservoir quantification: From research to diagnostic platform
Wim Trypsteen - Ghent University, Belgium

Flex Lab A & B

17.00 - 18.00

Free time, ask the experts

18:00

Shuttle to downtown

19.30

Downtown Dinner

Day 3 - Thursday 29 November 2018
TimeSpeakerLocation
09:00 - 09:15 Overview of the day

Flex Lab A & B

09:15 - 11:15 Practicals Data Analysis

Flex Lab A & B

11:15- 11:30

Coffee break

Flex Lab A & B

11:30 - 12:30

Lecture: Use of ctDNA for cancer patient management : how recent technical developments have allowed to envision broad application in clinics
Valerie Taly - University Paris Descartes, France

Flex Lab A & B

12:30 - 13:15

Lunch Break

EMBL Canteen

13:15 - 14:15

Practicals Data Analysis

Flex Lab A & B
14:15 - 14:30

Coffee break

13.30 - 15.30

Group Discussion presentation. Set of problems apply what has been learnt 
Jim Huggett - LGC Group, UK
Jo Vandesompele - Ghent University, Belgium

Flex Lab A & B
15.30 - 16.00

Wrap up & End of course

Flex Lab A & B