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Nov 23, 2013 at 09:56 AM
Royan Institute held 4 following workshops from November 20th to 22nd, 2013.

The in Vitro Fertilization in Mouse workshop was held on November 21st. This workshop was organized by Royan Embryology Department, Embryo Biotechnology Lab. The scientific manager of this workshop was Dr P Eftekhari and the executive secretaries were A Dalman, M Zare’i and M Hadi.
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12 students of various fields participated in this practical workshop with following five sections: Making pipettes for embryo handling, Setting up microdrop cultures, Making pipettes from hard glass capillaries, Opening the abdominal cavity and locating female reproductive organs, and In vitro fertilization.

The Genetic Engineering and Molecular Cloning workshop was held November 20th and 21st. Royan Reproductive Genetics Group organized this workshop at Royan Institute and 10 people attended this laboratory program which provided experience and knowledge in genetic engineering applications and processes.
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The hands-on activities of this workshop were as follow: A discussion explaining techniques used in gene manipulation, Cloning of PCR product in bacterial plasmid , Transformation in bacterial cells, Colony pick up and colony PCR, Plasmid extraction, Digestion, and Gel electrophoresis and data analysis. A Amiri Yekta was in charge of scientific management of this practical workshop whose executive secretary was M Totonchi.

The advanced workshop on Chromosomal Analysis and a Short Introduction to Karyotype Software on November 20th to 22nd was organized by Medical Genetics Group of Reproductive Genetic Department of RI-RB. Ten participants attended this workshop with following outlines: Primary study of karyotyping, chromosome groups and bands, Chromosomal arrangements, Paper based metaphase analysis, Cytovision software(theoretical- practical), and Analysis of chromosomes by microscope.

The Scientific manager and executive secretary of this theoretical practical workshop were Dr A Mohseni Meybodi and Sh Zar’ie Moradi respectively.

The Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells workshop was held on November 21st by Biology of Pluripotent Stem Cells Group of RI-SCBT. 10 participants took benefit from the Following sections:Introduction to the principles of embryonic stem cells and their potential applications in biological science, Mouse Embryonic Fibroblast (MEF) preparation, passaging, cryopreservation and inactivation, Mouse embryonic stem cells passaging, cryopreservation and thawing, and Mouse embryonic stem cell differentiation.
The scientific manager of this workshop was Dr H Baharvand and its executive secretary was N Hasani.


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