Københavns Universitet
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PhD course in Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells, Gene-editing and Brain Cell Models

Øvrige — This course is an opportunity for you to get hands on experience in handling induced pluripotent stem cells as well as differentiating those into neural and glial cells. Moreover, you will learn how to repair or knock in single nucleotides using CRISPR-Cas9 in practice and theory and gain experience with growing 3D retinal organoids. In addition to the practical learning experience you will get all the theoretical background as well as invited keynote lectures by experts in the field.


Date & Time:

The course is taking place at Frederiksberg Campus, Grønnegårdsvej 7, Building 1-04, 1870 Frederiksberg C

Hosted by:
Kristine Freude

This course is free of charge for PhD students at Danish universities (except Copenhagen Business School), and for PhD students at graduate schools in the other Nordic countries. All other participants must pay the course fee of 11,280 dkk. Anyone can apply for the course, but if you are not a PhD student at a Danish university, you will be placed on the waiting list until enrollment deadline. This also applies to PhD students from Nordic countries. After the enrollment deadline, available seats will be allocated to applicants on the waiting list.


The course includes the following topics:
Pluripotent stem cell biology, Neural development and molecular patterning of the developing brain, Neural differentiation, Astrocyte differentiation, Microglia differentiation, Tissue culture of pluripotent stem cells, Tissue culture of different neural subtypes, astrocytes, 3D cultures, glia and microglia, CRISPR-Cas9 technologies and applications in pluripotent stem cells