Summer School "Non-invasive Monitoring of Hormones"

 

When: Monday 09 October - Friday 13 October 2017

Where: Endocrine Lab, IZW Berlin, Germany

The course language is English

Course lecturers:

Prof. A. Ganswindt, Endocrine Research Laboratory, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Dr. M. Dehnhard, Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Berlin, Germany
Dr. M. Heistermann, German Primate Center, Göttingen, Germany

Course registration fee is 395 Euro per person. The course is limited to 12 participants. The registration fee covers expenses for all instructions, laboratory supplies, the use of equipment, coffee breaks and social activities such as a barbecue party on Monday and a historical sight-seeing cruise on Wednesday. 

 

 

 

. Vacancies will be filled on a "first come, first serve" basis.


A minimum of 9 persons is required for conducting the summer school.

 

Preliminary program  
Sunday Arrival
Monday/Tuesday Sample preparation
Tuesday/Wednesday Antibodies and labels
Wednesday/Thursday Monitoring male reproductive activity
Thursday/Friday Monitoring female reproductive activity
Friday HPLC-Immunogramms, discussion, summary. Departure

 

 

Members of the International Society of Wildlife Endocrinology (ISWE) can take advantage of a discounted course fee of 350 Euro.

The course is suitable to colleagues/students who are not familiar with non-invasive techniques and will allow participants to gain practical experience in techniques of non-invasive endocrine monitoring including sample workup preparation, performance of enzyme immunoassays (EIA), data collection and interpretation.

Deadline for registration: 31 August 2017

 

Contact

Dr. Martin Dehnhard
Endocrine Laboratory
Department of Reproduction Biology
Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW)
in the Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V.
Alfred-Kowalke-Str. 17
10315 Berlin
Germany

Phone: +49 30 5168 615
Email: Dehnhard@izw-berlin.de

Web: www.izw-berlin.de

 

Membership of International Society of Wildlife Endocrinology is open to all scientists, graduate students and postdoctoral researchers with an interest in wildlife endocrinology.

Join ISWE and have access to numerous member benefits.