To increase your understanding of MLPA, MRC-Holland regularly organizes one-day MLPA workshops in which you learn how to troubleshoot common problems and what the ins and outs of MLPA data analysis with Coffalyser.Net are. More details about the program can be found below. The following workshops are planned:
- Amsterdam, the Netherlands: February 2019.
- 13 February 2019. Registration closed.
- 14 February 2019. Registration closed.
- Frankfurt, Germany: 28 February 2019. Registration closed (full).
- Paris, France: 10 April 2019. Open for registration.
- Gothenburg, Sweden: 14 June 2019, prior to ESHG+. Open for registration.
- Bern, Switzerland: 11 September 2019. Open for registration.
- Norway: October 2019. Open for registration.
- Israel*: November 2019. Open for registration.
* These workshops are organised with our local partners: Pronto Diagnostics (Israel). Some workshops may be open to local customers only.
+ Registration is independent from ESHG and participation at ESHG is not required.
Note: MRC-Holland reserves the right to cancel any workshop, e.g. due to low attendance. Registered participants will be notified about cancellation at least 6 weeks in advance.
We are looking forward to meeting you at one of our workshops!
MLPA raw data evaluation and troubleshooting
Demonstration of MLPA raw data and peak pattern analysis using examples from daily practice. Instructions on how to recognise and solve common problems with MLPA data.
Practical session MLPA raw data evaluation and troubleshooting
Several cases of problematic MLPA experiments are analysed by the participants.
MLPA analysis by Coffalyser.Net
Demonstration of the basic principles of MLPA data normalization with Coffalyser.Net software.
Practical session MLPA analysis by Coffalyser.Net
Participants perform MLPA data analysis on a diverse set of MLPA data. Critical points in the analysis, such as selecting the optimal normalisation procedure and selecting reference samples, will be illustrated in practice. Advice will be given on how to get the most out of your MLPA data.
Laptops are provided for the hands-on data analysis sessions. If we cannot provide laptops at a particular workshop location, we will notify all participants in advance.
All participants will receive a certificate of completion after the final session of the workshop.
A basic understanding of the MLPA technique as well as hands-on experience with MLPA is required. Experience with MRC-Holland's free Coffalyser.Net software is not required. All workshops are held in English unless stated otherwise.
The registration fee for MLPA workshop is € 129 per person*. This fee covers documentation, lunch and refreshments. The fee does not include travel or accommodation costs.
Early bird discount!
When registering at least 8 weeks prior to the start of the workshop, the registration fee will be reduced to € 95 per person*.
*Customers from the EU: all prices are without VAT. Countries of the European Union will have to pay VAT in their own country. Please provide us with your company's or institute's VAT identification number upon registration. Otherwise, we have to add 21% VAT.