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BRIMS Technical Workshop Series 2019
08 Oct 2019 to 11 Oct 2019
9:00am - 5:00pm
BRIMS, Level 3, Building 3, Monash University Malaysia
Organized by: 
Professor Ishwar Parhar, BRIMS Director and Head of Neuroscience

The Brain Research Institute Monash Sunway (BRIMS), Jeffrey Cheah School of Medicine and Health Sciences is organizing a series of technical workshops at Monash University Malaysia from 8 - 11 Oct and 14 - 16 Oct 2019.


Who should attend

Academic members, research assistants, technical officers, postgraduate students, young scientists


Three (3) intensive modules comprising of lectures and practical sessions conducted by a team of dynamic and accomplished scientists.

  • Module 1: Animal Handling and Behaviour Analysis
    Key factors for Animal Behaviour Study: Motor Function and Sensory Ability 
    Duration: 2 days
    Registration Closing Date: 5 Aug 2019
    Main Facilitator: A/Prof Tomoko Soga

    Main content:
    – Animal  Biology - Know your experimental animal
    – Animal model and handling for behaviour study in rodent  and fish
    – Animal  Facility (SPF animal facility and fish facility) & Environmental  Enrichment 
    – Methods of behaviour study 
    – Motor function and sensory ability for behavior study 
    – Learning and memory 
    – Social interaction, anxiety/depression and fear conditioning
  • Module 2: iPS & Zebrafish – CRISPR/Cas9
    Duration: 2 days
    Registration Closing Date: 5 Aug 2019
    Main Facilitator: Dr Satoshi Ogawa

    Main content:
    – CRISPR/Cas9 techniques  in vivo and in vitro model
    – Identify and design optimal CRISPR/Cas9 targets and guide RNA sequencing
    – Transfection /microinjection
    – Analysis of genome editing outcomes by sequencing 
    – Generation of gene knockouts, and validation of knockouts in vivo and in vitro
  • Module 3: Automated Molecular Biology Workshop (Bio-Techne)
    Duration: 2 days 
    Registration Closing Date: 5 Aug 2019
    Main Facilitator: Dr Muhamad Noor Alfarizal 

    Main content:
    – Advanced Protein analysis
    – Simple Western using JESS
    – Simple PLEX ELISA – ELLA
    – BD FACSLYRIC Flow Cytometry

Registration Fee*

Per Module:
– RM 1,200 per person  
– RM 900 per student
For Monash community, please contact the email below for special Monash rate.

*Fees include certificate, course materials and refreshments

Early bird registration by 1 July 2019.

Online Registration

Click here to register online and enjoy an early bird promotion* of 10% off for each module latest by 1 July 2019.
*Terms and Conditions apply.

For more information

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