Basics of Real-Time PCR Technologies (Three days)
This presentation of real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) theory and practice is ideal for nonscientists working in the field of Molecular Biology/Biotechnology or for scientists new to real-time PCR techniques who want to understand the fundamentals and gain laboratory experience.
Date: February 25-27, November 12-14, 2013
Additional dates can be arranged by contacting PETAL with a custom training request.
9:30 to 17:30 (21 hr)
1400 € VAT excluded for researchers and technicians
1200 € VAT excluded for students
Who should attend:
This practical course is for scientists, teachers, laboratory technicians, researchers and others who would like to learn more about real-time PCR, analysis of results, optimizing reactions and troubleshooting problems.
Maximum number of attendees: 12
A certificate of completion is given to participants.
This class is a three-day overview of real-time PCR technologies. Course topics include; brief overview of nucleic acid isolation, comparison between end-point and quantitative PCR (qPCR), review of existing qPCR techniques, setting up a SYBR® Green qPCR and multiplexing PCR.
|Nucleic acid isolation fundamentals
||Isolate and analyze nucleic acids for use in downstream reactions
|Comparative review end-point PCR and real-time PCR techniques
|Review of qPCR techniques
|SYBR® Green PCR: Discuss primer design, optimization, data analysis and application to everyday experiments
||Use SYBR® dye to track amplification in real–time PCR
|Multiplexing PCR: Learn how researchers amplify multiple gene products in a single reaction
||Fluorescent detection of multiple, amplified gene products
Specific course objectives may vary depending on individual and group interests.
Please contact us if you have questions.