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Subject: FCM Workshop
From: Isabel Maria Sousa Pinto <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Isabel Maria Sousa Pinto <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Thu, 17 Jul 1997 13:07:04 +0200
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Date: Wed, 16 Jul 1997 20:40:08 +0200 (MET DST)
From: Olga Silva Lage <[log in to unmask]

Applications of Flow Cytometry (FCM) to Macroalgal Biology
An European Workshop

Date:   6 - 8 October, 1997

Workshop site:  CESPU

Language:       English spoken

Workshop fee:   40 000 Escudos (includes tuition, workshop notes and
                beverages at breaks).
                35 000 Escudos for members of APAA and SIC

Group size:     40 participants

This workshop is organized by Olga M. Lage (Departamento de Botanica da
Faculdade de Ciencias da Universidade do Porto and IBMC), Filipe
Sansonetty
(Cooperativa de Ensino Superior e Politecnico Universitario) and
IsabeSousa
Pinto (Departamento de Botanica da Faculdade de Ciencias da
Universidade
do Porto) with the collaboration of the Associacao Portuguesa de Algologia
Aplicada.

The workshop is sponsored by several institutions and companies,
namely through the placement of equipment.

Aim: This Workshop is intended: 1) to familiarize macroalgae phycologists
with both theoretical and practical applications of Flow Cytometry and 2)
to promote an open discussion on how FCM applications may be useful to
macroalgae phycologists.

Participant: This workshop is designed for young or senior macroalgae
experts who wish to enlarge or update their theoretical and practical
knowledge on FCM and have the possibility, in their laboratories, to use
this technique. Other interested persons are also invited to attend.

Registration: You can send your registration form by fax or by mail to:
Olga Maria Lage, IBMC, Rua do Campo Alegre, 823, 4150 Porto, Portugal,
 Tel: 351-2-607 49 00, Fax: 351-2-609 91 57, Email: [log in to unmask]

Payment of the Registration Fee, may be made by cheque to the order of
APAA.

Refunds: Cancellation of registration received at least one week before
the workshop begins: in full less 20% charges.
Cancellation of registration received within one week before the workshop
begins: no refunds.
However, substitutions may be made at any time.


Note: We reserve the right to adapt whorkshop materials and content
without notice.

Workshop Structure: The workshop consists of informal lectures,
supplemented by demonstrations and practical work with flow cytometers
Time: 09.00 - 18.00
Participants are invited to bring their own specimens.

Workshop Program:

Monday, October 6, 1997

08.30 - 09:00   Registration and information at the local secretariat.
09.00 - 09:15   Welcome. Plan for the Workshop. General Information.

Introduction to Cytometry (Lectures)
09:15 - 12:30   Principles and setup of modern flow cytometers.
                General applications of flow cytometry.

FCM Analysis of Life Cycle and Cell Metabolism (Lectures)
13:30 - 18:15   Life cycle: DNA content determinations and ploidy
analysis.
                Cellular structure and function.
                Kinetic functional analysis.

19:00           Social Program - Porto de Honra

Tuesday, October 7, 1997

09:00 - 12:30   Practical demonstrations on Life Cycle analysis and Cell
13:30 - 18:00   Metabolism. (Practical demos)

19:00           Social Program - "Happy Review"

Wednesday, October 8, 1997

Cell Sorting
09:00 - 10:00   FCM as an alternative for cell sorting. (Lecture)
10:00 - 12:30   Cell sorting. (Practical demos)

Cytometry and Internet
13:30 - 15:00   Sources of information on FCM. (Lecture)
15:00 - 18:00   Open Discussion.
                Concluding Remarks.
                Evaluation of the Workshop.

19:00           Social Program - Farewell Dinner


Invited Lecturers: Prof. G. Valet, Max-Planck-Institut fur Biochemie,
Muunchen, Germany; Prof. Enrique O'Connor, Universidad de Valencia,
Valencia, Spain; Prof. Alberto Alvarez, Universidad Complutense de Madrid,
 Madrid, Spain; Dr. Erwan Ar Gall and Eng. Dominique Marie, Centre
 d'Etudes Oceanologiques et de Biologie Marine, Roscoff, France

Workshop coordinator: Dr. Olga Maria Lage, Dept. Bota^Inica, Fac.
Cei^Pncias
and IBMC, Univ. Porto

Applications of Flow Cytometry to Macroalgal Biology
An European Workshop
Gandra, 6-8 October, 1997

Please complete the form and send to Olga Lage

Name:
Laboratory/University/Company
Address
City
Country
Tel. No.
Fax No.
Email:
Home address
City
Country
Tel. No.
Fax No.
Main area of research or interest:

Accommodation:
I wish to receive information about accommodation:  Yes    No

Payment:
Together with this registration form, I am sending a cheque of__________
to
the order of APAA.
Date
Signature

Please return this form, properly filled, together with a
brief curriculum vitae.

------------------
Olga Maria Lage
IBMC
Dept Botanica, Fac. Ciencias
Universidade do Porto
Rua do Campo Alegre, 823
4150 Porto
Portugal


Beijos
Olga

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