Introduction to the technology and hands-on experience.
Interested in learning more about the detection of food pathogens via real-time PCR? Well, why not take part in our workshops that we offer on a regular basis? They allow laboratory employees from the food and beverage industry as well as from government and private laboratories to meet our food safety experts. The sessions are both interactive and theoretical allowing participants to gain practical, hands-on training about the setup of experiments, equipment, data analysis as well as our latest developments in PCR-based rapid tests. Our introduction course allows beginners to get better acquainted with our various product lines capable of detecting pathogens in all kinds of difficult matrices and in really short times.
Select one of the workshops to learn more about it.
Here you can find more information about all the workshops, courses and events we have on offer:
This one-day workshop is aimed at participants just getting started with real-time PCR, or have already used this method and want to deepen their knowledge in the area. You’ll learn about the general principles of real-time PCR, including experiment setup and data analysis. Following this, you’ll receive practical hands-on training for DNA extraction and real-time PCR, using our foodproof® kits. All necessary materials and equipment will be provided on site.
In addition, you will have the opportunity to familiarize yourself with different real-time PCR cyclers, such as the Dualo32, the AriaMx, the Lightcycler® 96 and the Lightcycler® 480 II and will be trained on how to operate them. You will learn about the technical specifications of the cyclers and the corresponding software systems. A detailed data analysis of the acquired real-time PCR data will also be made available.
Location: Potsdam, Germany
With more than 20 years’ experience in food diagnostics we want to help you to successfully master your future tasks and overcome challenges. We offer hands-on training adapted to your needs to help set up your lab, improve your skills and provide you with background information.
Different industries (e.g. meat, beverage and beer, dairy, fish and seafood, …)
Variable parameters (e.g. foodborne pathogens, spoilage organisms, viruses, GMOs, allergens, including instruments like real-time PCR cycler and robots, analysis software and consumables)
Difficult complex matrices / sample preparation
Other topics on demand
Language: English or German, other languages on request
Location: Potsdam, Germany
From 14-15 May 2020 in Weihenstephan, Freising, Germany, we will be leading an international networking
brings together experts from within the brewing industry. The conference will present the latest
into microbiological testing methods for brewing beer.
Scientific studies on this matter will be discussed by opinion leaders from the Research Center Weihenstephan for Brewing and Food Quality (BLQ) in Bavaria. In addition, the colloquium will also be supported by other expert opinion leaders from the Research Institute for Brewing and Malting Technology (VLB) outlining the latest breakthroughs from research and industry.
Presentation "Microbiological trouble-shooting in breweries using tailored solutions" and insights into microbiological analyses at the research center Weihenstephan by Dr. Mathias Hutzler, TUM
Presentations "Analysis of Legionella" and "New approaches for identification of mixed cultures in beverages by MALDI-TOF MS" by the Research Institute for Brewing and Malting Technology, Berlin
Presentation "Enrichment Methods for Beverage-Spoiling Yeasts" by Dr. Florian Priller, BIOTECON Diagnostics
Date: 14 - 15 May
Location: Weihenstephan (Freising), Germany
SPECIAL OFFER: After registering and paying the €250 fee, you will receive a promotion code valued at €100 (valid until 30.06.2020) which you can redeem when you place your next order with us.
Once your submission comes through, you will receive an email confirmation from us regarding your registration. When registered for the event, you receive a promo code in the same amount as the participation fee.
Cancellation up to one week prior to the workshop will result in a cancellation fee of 50 % of the registration costs. Cancellation less than a week prior to the workshop will result in cancellation fees amounting to the full workshop registration costs. A substitute participant may be nominated.