English: Web based course CCBIO905 Methods in Cancer Biomarker Research, fall 2020

We are happy to invite you to CCBIO’s course CCBIO905 Methods in Cancer Biomarker Research, October 27-29, 2020. This will be run online through Zoom, so you can join from the comfort of your home, or your home universities. Although the course is mainly intended for PhD students and Master students, admission is open for others who find this course interesting.

CCBIO905 is a 5 ECTS course with focus on the full panel of advanced and standard methods with relevance for cancer biomarkers. The intention is a methodological course that also includes components of ethics and economy.

The thematic parts include methods ranging from basic techniques on nucleotides and proteins to more advanced approaches, as well as bioinformatics and bio-banking. The course will focus on methods to study tissue samples, blood samples, urine samples, and other biologic materials, like immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization, PCR-techniques and sequencing, Western blot and ELISA, microarray methods, proteomics, circulating tumor cells and DNA, flow cytometry, bioinformatics and biobanks. Changes in nucleic acids and proteins in different settings will also be covered.

Program: See the preliminary scientific program here.

Note that there are different registration links for the course:

With ECTS: For those who will attend the complete course, incl. group assignments, and be eligible for the 5 ECTS or a course diploma: Reg. link full course. Registration will be closed at no notice when maximum is reached. UiB students also need to register in StudentWeb, where deadline is September 1, 2020.

No ECTS: For those who are only interested in the lectures and want to hop in and out as they please (will not get ECTS or diploma), use this link only: Reg. link lectures.

Read more here about the course. For any questions, please contact coordinator Ingeborg Winge at ingborg.winge@uib.no.


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