BBRC Hands-on Workshop
The Binghamton Biofilm Research Center (BBRC) will offer a workshop aimed at training students, staff and faculty in basic microbiology techniques and certification by the Institutional Biosafety Committee to work in a BSL-1 and BSL-2 lab facility. This hands-on workshop will be held from 3-6 p.m. May 23-25, at the BBRC Microbiology Lab in BI-2405. The workshop will meet for three hours on each of the three days to focus on media preparation and autoclaving, aseptic handling of microorganisms, determination of microbial cell numbers, isolation of bacteria and stock culture preparation. No prior microbiology knowledge is required. To register, contact Karin Sauer. This workshop is provided at no cost to the participants.