Course “Flow cytometry applications in biotechnology”

19 – 23 October 2020, Sfax, Tunisia – NEW DATES

The ICGEB aims at strengthening the research capability of its Members through a comprehensive training programme and approach to promoting biotechnology internationally. The active participation of ICGEB Member States nationals in the ICGEB Meetings and Courses is therefore highly encouraged. For more information on the terms of participation and funding opportunities for this event please access the meeting website or contact the local organisers directly.

Ali Gargouri (Centre de Biotechnologie de Sfax – CBS, Tunisia)

In collaboration with:

Centre of Biotechnology of Sfax

Deadline for receipt of applications:
30 January 2020

This international ICGEB course focuses on the use of flow cytometry in biotechnology. The course covers a range of applications of flow cytometry (aquaculture, algae, yeast, and bacteria) as well as classical techniques on animal cells and offers a good combination of theoretical and practical approaches.


Conferences day on flow cytometry and examples of its applications, Mammalian cells technology and applications of cytometry to medical biotechnology, Yeast model and pharmacological screening, Biotechnology and microbiology – application in agribusiness and biomonitoring, Biotechnology and oceanography.


Researchers involved in the field of genetics, molecular and medical biology, microbiology and marine sciences. Junior scientists are also welcome to apply. Admission is subject to selection. Geographical and gender balance will be respected.


Participants are expected to cover their own travel and living costs. A limited number of grants, covering accommodation (twin share) and local hospitality for the duration of the course, are available to a selected number of nationals of ICGEB Member States currently residing outside of Tunisia.

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