Introduction to Laboratory Skills

Lab skills students

2018 fellow hard at work.

Introduction to Laboratory Skills (1-Week Mini Course) Instructors: Dr. David Shubert/Debbie Timineri

CLIMB UP Fellows participate in a 1-week intensive laboratory training course to prepare them with skills they will utilize in their summer research projects and in the future. Students will take a Laboratory Safety training, Lab Animal Facility and Rodent Handling Orientation, and a half-day intensive on Responsible Conduct of Research. 

 

Date/Time/Room

 

 

Topics Discussed

   May 30th (Wednesday)

   2:30-4:00pm

   235 BEB

 

 

 

Laboratory Safety Training (Tony Oswald, EHS)

 

   May 31st (Thursday)

   8:30am-12pm: Group 1

   1:00pm-4:30pm: Group 2

   134b Farber

 

Responsible Conduct of Research and Ethics Training (Dr. Joanna Barthelemy)

 

   June 1st (Friday)

   8:30am-12pm

   1:00pm-4:30pm

   119 BEB

Rodent Handling & Euthanasia

LAF Orientation

   June 4th (Monday)
   

   8:30am

   235 BEB

 

General Waste Practices

Autoclaving

Calculations

Labelling Samples

Laboratory Notebooks

   June 5th (Tuesday)

   8:30am-12pm: Group 1

   1:00pm-4:30pm: Group 2

   235 BEB

Buffer Preparation

Weighing

Measuring Liquids

pH meter

 

  June 6th (Wednesday)

   8:30am-12pm: Group 1

   12:45pm-4:30pm: Group 2

   235 BEB

 

Pipetting

Protein Assay

Spectrophotometer

Microsoft Excel

   June 7th (Thursday)

   8:30am-12pm: Group 1

   1:00pm-4:30pm: Group 2

   235 BEB

Sterile Technique

Cell Counting

Trypan Blue Exclusion Assay

 

   June 8th (Friday)

   8:30am-12 pm: Group 1

   1:00pm-4:30pm: Group 2

   235 BEB

 

Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate Poly Acryilamide Gel Electrophoresis (SDS-PAGE)

   June 11th (Monday)
   8:30am-12 pm: Group 1

   1:00pm-4:30pm: Group 2

   235 BEB

De-stain Gel

H and E staining

Review