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Webinar: Webinar: What You Should Know When Setting Up a Cell Culture Lab

In this webcast each of the experts will focus on the important principles and approaches that should be adopted to ensure satisfactory operation of a cell culture laboratory.

Original Broadcast Date: Tuesday December 21, 2010

Cell culture should be performed in an environment that is tidy and not crowded or otherwise busy. Environmental contamination should be kept to a minimum through good housekeeping and cleaning regimes and some provision should be made for the isolation of untested and contaminated cultures.

Each of the experts will focus on the important principles and approaches that should be adopted to ensure satisfactory operation of a cell culture laboratory

Topics to be covered:

  • Implementing a mammalian tissue culture lab – Considerations for design, facilities, resources
  • Low and high-throughput automation for mammalian cell culture
  • Ensuring Quality Control in a Cell Culture Lab
  • Day-to-day operations
  • Personnel issues
  • Creating back-up plans
  • Avoiding potential pitfalls that can lead to big operational problems

Panelists include:

  • Lisa Minor, Ph.D., President, In Vitro Strategies, LLC
  • Sukhanya Jayachandra, Ph.D., Senior Research Investigator II, Head, Cellular Resource Group, Applied Biotechnology, Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Peter Hodder, Ph.D., Senior Scientific Director and Head of Lead Identification Division, Translational Research Institute, The Scripps Research Institute, Florida

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