17 a 21 Apr. 2023 - 09:00

Hands-on course on Zebrafish Xenografts 2023 - 2nd edition

The zebrafish, Danio rerio, has emerged as a powerful model system for the study of vertebrate development but also disease, in particular cancer. This intensive hands-on short course will focus on the technicalities of generating zebrafish xenografts using human cancer cell lines.

Hands-on course on Zebrafish Xenografts 2023 - 2nd edition

This course is promoted by Champalimaud Foundation's Fior Lab, integrated in the congento - Consortium for Genetically Tractable Organisms - initiatives.

The scientific programme will cover

- Protocols for preparation of human cancer cells for injection;
- Generation of zebrafish xenografts (microinjection in the perivitelline space);
- Metastatic assay;
- Protocols for immunofluorescence;
- Mounting xenografts for confocal imaging;
- Confocal session.


Champalimaud Center for the Unknown, Lisbon


Deadline: February 15

Confirmation: February 20


Academia: € 1.500,00

Industry: € 4.000,00

Additional information

Course materials; lunch and coffee-breaks; and closing dinner included. Due to its strong practical component, this course has a limit of 8 participants. Applicants are requested to send a CV and motivation letter, for selection procedures.


Register here (congento website)


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