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Laboratory workshop for Greek secondary school biology teachers, 11-12 September 2021

The Institute of Biosciences and Applications (IBA) of NCSR “Demokritos”, in collaboration with the European Learning Laboratory for the Life Sciences (ELLS) of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) and the OPENSCREEN-GR network, organize a laboratory seminar (workshop) for Greek secondary school biology teachers. The seminar will take place on Saturday, September 11 and Sunday, September 12 2021 at the premises of IBA/NCSR “Demokritos”.

Content of workshop

The aim of the workshop is to support the continuing education of secondary school biology teachers. Participants will have the opportunity to gain theoretical know-how and hands-on expertise on current topics in biochemistry and molecular biology, such as gene expression, gene modification, bioinformatics, personalized medicine, confocal microscopy, drug design and identification of bioactive compounds, bioethics, and more.

Languages: Greek and English

Location: in person or online, depending on the public health situation

Participation fee: free of charge

Certification: participants will be given a certificate of participation

Further information: Ms Paraskevopoulou at Tel. +30 210 650 3582

How to apply?

To apply, please complete the application form which can be found on the course webpage and submit it by email to: labseminar@bio.demokritos.gr

Application deadline: 2 August 2021