Institute of Experimental Botany, Academy of Science of the Czech Republic

Flow Cytometry for Research in Plant Science

During 26-28 January 2010, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University (MUSC), Bangkok, Thailand, hosted a hands-on workshop “Flow Cytometry for Research in Plant Science” by Dr. Jaroslav Dolezel from Laboratory of Molecular Cytogenetics and Cytometry, Institute of Experimental Botany (IEB), Academy of Science, Czech Republic. Detail of the workshop included;
  • Principles of the Flow cytometer, lectured by manufacturer
  • Flow cytometry for genome size estimation, chromosome sorting, and other applications in plant science, lectured by Dr. J. Dolezel
  • Flow Cytometry project done at MUSC, Mahidol University, lectured by Dr. Sasivimon Swangpol and Dr. Jamorn Somana, M.D., MUSC
  • Sample preparations
  • Sample analyses using flow cytometer (FACSCanto and FACAria II, BD)
Participants to lectures and labs included 20 faculty staffs, researchers, and graduate students from six universities/institutes in Thailand, i.e., Mahidol University, Chulalongkorn University, Kasetsart University, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Queen Sirikit Botanic Garden and the Royal Project Foundation. Organisers: Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Thailand
  • Public Relations and International Affairs Division
  • Applied Research Division: Central Instrument Facilities, Business Development Unit (CIF-BDU)
  • Department of Plant Science
  • Department of Biochemistry Academy of Science, Czech Republic
  • Institute of Experimental Botany: Laboratory of Molecular Cytogenetics and Cytometry
The workshop marked as the first activity of the collaboration under Memorandum of Understanding originated by Mahidol university and Academy of Science of the Czech Republic.
See photos from the workshop

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