IGSS Workshops

aurion The objective of the course is to provide researchers with the opportunity to learn the theory and practice of immunogold labeling. Participants will process their own samples under the expert guidance of our tutors, who are experts in Immuno Gold Silver Staining techniques.

During a 3 day training the theoretical and practical aspects of the most up-to-date methods and applications will be dealt with both for light and electron microscopy. The set-up now also includes pre-embedding labeling.

Preferentially participants work with their own specimens and primary antibodies so that applicability and advantages of the Immuno Gold Silver Staining technique are maximally exploited by each individual participant. Personal attention provides for optimum broadening of knowledge which is of permanent advantage in individual daily work situations in terms of time savings and improvements.

Reactions of participants:
"We are very enthusiastic and will most certainly persue this method!"
 "The time for personal advice was excellent!"
"An abundance of practical info, built on the necessary theoretical background!"

Overview workshops and lectures

2017

April 3-6, 2017,
Cryosectioning / IGSS workshop, Ludwigs-Maximilians University, München, Germany. For more information contact Stefan Schöffberger.
May 9-12, 2017, Workshop Immuno Gold Silver Staining at the EMS Microscopy Academy, Hatfield, USA. For more information contact Stacie Kirsch.
June 13-15, 2017, Masterclass Immuno Gold Silver Staining, Aurion Laboratory, Wageningen, The Netherlands: dates are provisional
November 13-17, 2017, Cryosectioning / IGSS workshop at the EMS Microscopy Academy, Hatfield, USA. For more information contact Stacie Kirsch.

For an impression of the IGSS workshop at Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, you can follow this link.

For more information  about and preliminary registration for workshops, please contact Monique Rosbergen.
The number of participants is limited to warrant  adequate personal attention! Please contact AURION or the indicated  companies or institutes for application or detailed information.

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The Aurion Workshop

Immuno Gold
Silver Staining

Set up:
theory and practice

Duration:
3 days

Practice:
  • labeling of own or Aurion specimens (LM & EM)
  • incubation methods
  • testing antigenicity and reactivity
Theory:
  • principles of immunogold labeling
  • preparation of conjugates
  • LM & EM applications
  • immuno detections
  • silver enhancement for LM & EM
  • background problems
Tutors:
Peter van de Plas,  Jan Leunissen, Hong Yi

Course fee:
please inquire
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