Cell Culture Technology

Course contents
- Basic concepts and procedures of cell culture engineering
- Design and equipment of a cell culture laboratory
- Instruments and devices, cell culture media and additives
- Importance of serum and serum-free cell cultures
- Culture vessels and extracellular matrix, cultivation of specialized cells
- Establishment of primary cultures, propagation of established cell lines
- Freezing and storage of cells (cell banking)
- Types of contamination and contamination control
- Cross-contamination and cell identification (authentication)
- Tissue engineering, re-implantation of tissue and tissue safety