Due to the COVID-19 Outbreak this course will be postponed (date to be determined). If you want to be informed when a new date is announced, please fill in this form.
A course by the Fior Lab
1-5 June, 2020
The zebrafish, Danio rerio, has emerged as a powerful model system for the study of vertebrate development but also disease, in particular cancer.
This intensive hands-on short course will focus on the technicalities of generating zebrafish xenografts using human cancer cell lines.
It will cover:
- Protocols for preparation of human cancer cells for injection
- Generation of zebrafish xenografts (microinjection in the perivitelline space)
- Metastatic assay
- Protocols for immunofluorescence
- Mounting xenografts for confocal imaging
- Confocal session
Champalimaud Center for the Unknown, Lisbon
Deadline: March 30;
Confirmation: April 10
Course materials; lunch and coffee-breaks; and closing dinner included.
Due to its strong practical component, this course has a limit of 8 participants. Applicants are requested to send a CV and motivation letter, for selection procedures.
Scientific Coordination – Rita Fior