Training Programs

Lab Training Courses and Programs

Learn Experimental Procedures and Laboratory Techniques for Life Science Research

Performing a new or unfamiliar laboratory technique can be challenging. Protocols can be lengthy and complicated, and inexperience may contribute to user or experimental errors. Increase your chances of success and perform your experiments with confidence by attending one of our training programs before you begin.

Start Your Experiments with Confidence

Our scientists have developed training programs to help you overcome challenges in your experimental procedures. Designed specifically with your needs in mind, our interactive technical courses are current with the latest tools and protocols. We ensure consistent training and delivery across all of our programs with our standardized training methodology, while the specific training content and format can be customized to your specific needs and level of expertise.

Why Choose Our Training Programs?

  • Learn first hand from our experienced scientists and protocol specialists.
  • Low trainer-to-trainee ratio allows for tailored instruction, one-on-one interaction, and comprehensive post-training support.
  • Over half the time in every training course is spent on performing or demonstrating relevant laboratory techniques and practical tips and tricks.
  • Virtual and hands-on courses are hosted in several locations worldwide, with multiple sessions per year. Our trainers may also be able to come to your location.
  • Choose from a variety of course formats and topics, with the option for customizing a course to your specifications.

Types of Lab Training Courses and Services

Whether you are looking for a hands-on training experience in the lab or prefer to learn online, we offer a variety of training formats to suit your specific needs and preferences. We also provide proficiency testing programs to help you evaluate and improve your competency with the hematopoietic colony forming unit (CFU) assay.

Hands-on in-person training courses

Hands-On Training

Attend in-person training with guided hands-on practice sessions in labs across North America and Europe. Small class sizes ensure that our trainers can focus on your needs.

Note on COVID-19: We are continually assessing the situation and will resume hands-on training as soon as it is safe to do so.

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Live Virtual Training

Join from anywhere in the world to watch real-time video demonstrations, participate in online workshops, and learn from our team of scientific experts in our interactive, virtual training courses.

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On-Demand Training

Learn at your own pace with our on-demand virtual courses, which follow a structured curriculum to guide you through an experimental workflow. Gain access to lectures, follow step-by-step procedural videos on lab techniques and protocols, and explore a library of curated resources.

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Proficiency Testing Programs

Assess your ability to perform the CFU assay and identify areas for improvement. You will be provided with the cells, reagents, and instructions required to perform the assay and your results will be analyzed and compared to other participants according to ISO 13528 guidelines.

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Customized Training

Obtain personalized instruction designed to meet your specific training needs and preferences. Custom training courses are available in a variety of formats, including hands-on and live virtual training, and for a variety of topics and procedures.

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Training Schedule

View upcoming training courses and proficiency testing training programs.

Note that this calendar does not list on-demand courses, which are available whenever you are.

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Contact our Product and Scientific Support team for answers to your questions and troubleshooting help.

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Contract Assay Services

Contract Assay Services

Get the data you need with standardized or customized assay services performed by our in-house contract research organization.

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