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Location

Advance
MRC Harwell Institute

Organizer

Dona Reddiar
Phone
+44 (0)1235 841018
Email
training@har.mrc.ac.uk

Date

02 Dec 2020

Time

9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Price

£150 + VAT

Pipetting: Lab Skills in Transfer

This course will teach best practice for pipetting techniques to ensure consistency for accurate and precise results. It is ideal for research staff, technical staff and students new to the laboratory environment, or even for experienced personnel to refresh their skills.

After the course, you will be able to:

  • Choose the correct pipette for your task and perform common techniques used
  • Identify the factors that can affect accuracy and precision of pipetting
  • Recognise the ergonomic considerations to minimise health and safety issues

Please note that this course may be moved to another date due to ongoing Coronavirus updates.

Hourly Schedule

09:30 - 10:00
Introductions
Orientation, Health & Safety, ice breaker and course overview
10:00 - 11:00
Seminar
Background, volumes and mechanics
11:00 - 11:30
Tea and coffee break
11:30 - 12:30
Practical session 1
Forward and reverse pipetting
12:30 - 13:15
Lunch
13:15 - 14:15
Seminar
Factors affecting accuracy and precision
14:15 - 15:15
Practical session 2
Challenging solutions
15:15 - 15:30
Recap and review
Questions and feedback
15:30 - 16:30
Tour (optional)
Mary Lyon Centre
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