The University of Minnesota (UMN) is thrilled to offer a 10% discount to members of the ARMI | BioFabUSA Community on its professional short course titled, “Preservation of Cellular Therapies,” which will take place May 21-22, 2019 in Minneapolis, MN. Learn from leaders in the field from both academia and industry, such as Allison Hubel, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at UMN and Director of the BioCoR, as well as Ian M. Pope, Global Director of Cryo Solutions at Brooks Life Sciences.
The course materials include both fundamentals on preservation as well as emerging issues and approaches. The course is appropriate for managers of cell therapy laboratories, technicians who preserve cells as a part of their daily routine, scientists involved in the development of cell therapies, companies that produce products for the cell therapy space, repositories that store cells to be used therapeutically, and more.
Topics to be covered throughout the duration of this two-day course include: fundamentals of cryopreservation; containers, reagents and equipment; protocol development and continuous improvement; quality control; regulatory issues in cryopreservation; designing a storage facility; clinical cell cryopreservation; and protocol development.
If you cannot make it to Minneapolis, you can also participate via the web. You can watch the webcast live and the lectures will be recorded and stored for later viewing. Be sure to secure your spot soon – registration for the course closes on May 15, 2019. For more information and to register, visit the course website here! If you are a member of the ARMI | BioFabUSA ecosystem and would like to receive 10% off your registration, please contact Lexi Garcia at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.