Animal Cell Technology Course 2022, 12th edition
Sept 18-22, 2022
Coordinators: Francesc Gòdia (UAB, Spain) and Paula Alves (IBET, Portugal)
After the interest received by the previous editions and the excellent feed-back from all the attendants, the 12th edition of the ACT course will be organized by the ESACT (European Society of Animal Cell Technology) again in 2022. ESACT is presenting this activity as one more contribution to the community involved in the use of animal cells in Biotechnology and Biomedicine.
A limited number of grants, covering the course fee are provided by ESACT and ACTIP. Applicants to the grants should indicate it in the course application, together with a motivation statement. Priority will be given to young PhD students from Academia but ACTIP will provide several grants for participants from industry, too.
The course comprises lectures covering the main topics of Animal Cell Technology:
- Cell line development
- Cellular mechanisms
- Genomics and proteomics
- Post-translational modifications
- Bioreactor scale-up, scale down and single use bioreactor
- Downstream processing
- Integrated bioprocess for cell based vaccines
- Economical aspects of ACT bioprocesses
- Integrated bioprocess for protein production
- Integrated bioprocess for stem cells
- Industrial perspectives of ACT
The program has slots dedicated to the preparation and presentation of case studies by participants, and discussion groups with the lecturers.
Confirmed speakers: Terry Papoutsakis (University Delaware, USA), Manuel Carrondo and Paula Alves (iBET, Portugal), Hansjörg Hauser (HZI, Germany), Francesc Gòdia (UAB, Spain), Stefanos Grammatikos (UCB Pharma SA, Belgium) Nicole Borth (BOKU Vienna, Austria) and Anne Tolstrup (AbtBioConsult, Denmark).
Paula Marques Alves
Animal Cell Technology Unit
Apartado 12, 2780-901 Oeiras
Tel.: +351 21 4469421
Departament d’Enginyeria Quimica, Biològica i Ambiental
Escola d’Enginyeria, Edifici Q
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
Bellaterra, Barcelona 08193
Tel.: +34 93 581 4790
Contact for registration
Application Form ACT Course 2022
Application for 2002 is open until JULY 20, 2022 – apply now!
By filling out and submitting the contact form below, you are applying to join the course. The Selection of participants will be based solely on the strength of your motivation letter and your CV (in case of applying for a grant). It does not depend on the date of receipt of the application.