Multiple Biofluid and Tissue Types, From Sample Preparation to Analysis Strategies for Metabolomics

Multiple Biofluid and Tissue Types, From Sample Preparation to Analysis Strategies for Metabolomics

23-25 July 2018

Venue: Birmingham Metabolomics Training Centre, School of Biosciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK.

Topics covered:

  • Introduction to dealing with the complexity of biological samples using UPLC-MS
  • Overview of different sample collection, sample quenching and sample extraction methods
  • The challenges of working with cellular and tissue samples
  • Overview of different UPLC methods including HILIC and reversed phase methods
  • Hands-on sample preparation of plasma, urine, cell and tissue samples
  • Monophasic and biphasic solvent extraction methods to target polar and non-polar metabolites
  • SPE and liquid-liquid sample clean-up methods
  • Hands-on HILIC and reversed-phase liquid chromatography
  • Hands-on UPLC-MS analysis for untargeted studies (maximum of 4 people)
  • Overview of data analysis and metabolite identification
  • Problem solving and tips and tricks session with the experts

Course link: https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/facilities/metabolomics-training-centre/courses/sample-analysis.aspx

We have a limited amount of bursary funding available in 2018 for PhD students funded by NERC, which would make these courses free for you, including travel and accommodation costs.

For more information, please visit: https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/facilities/metabolomics-training-centre/trainee-information.aspx

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