Centre for Cancer Biomarkers CCBIO


Methods in Cancer Biomarker Research: PhD course CCBIO 905

The course covers theoretical and practical aspects of molecular cancer biomarkers and how these can be studied in patient samples and material from various types of experimental models.


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CCBIO905 course.
Ingvild Melien and CCBIO

The course will focus on methods to study tissue samples, blood samples, urine samples and other biologic materials, immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization, PCR-techniques and sequencing, Western blot and ELISA, microarray methods, proteomics, circulating tumor cells and DNA, flow cytometry, bioinformatics and biobanks. Changes in nucleic acids and proteins in different settings will be covered. There will also be demonstrations of selected methods with active participation.

Who can attend:

This course is open to PhD candidates, postdocs, medical students, technicians and others interested  (5-credit course). 



Registration deadline is September 14th. Register by e-mail to solveig.witso@uib.no



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Read more:

Read more about the course at this link.



Administration: Solveig Lund Witsø – Solveig.Witso@uib.no

Course content: Monica Mannelqvist – Monica.Mannelqvist@uib.no