The most frequently-offered course is an intensive 2-week half-day Techniques Course, which has been offered two to four times a year since 2007 to a maximum of 12 students per course. Over 400 participants from all over the world have benefited from the courses offered thus far.
Participants of the Techniques Courses are immersed in hands-on training taught by an experienced instructor. Students also have the opportunity to meet and chat with advisory faculties.
At the end of each course, students receive a certificate of completion and a chance to develop their newfound techniques.
List of Available Courses
iPSC Culturing Hands-on Course
Human pluripotent stem cell culture techniques including passaging, cryo-preserving and thawing, embryoid body formation, transfection, immunostaining, chromosome spread, cardiomyocyte differentiation and neuronal progenitor differentiation.
Duration: two weeks, M-F 1:00 to 5:00pm Dates: June 17 – 28, 2019 Tuition: UCI $1,745; non-UCI: $3,490
iPSC Reprogramming Hands-on Course
iPSC basic culturing techniques plus reprogramming techniques including fibroblast seeding, transduction of Yamanaka Factors, and clone selection. Duration: two weeks, M-F 1:00 to 5:00pm Date: TBA Tuition: UCI $1,745; non-UCI: $3,490