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1st San Diego Workshop

"Cell Biology and Immunology"
Department of Immunology DETAE
Istanbul University
Istanbul, Turkey
October 25-28, 2007


The 1 ST Turkish-US Flow Cytometry Workshop sponsored by the Turkish Society of Immunology and the Pathology Department, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine. Lectures and labs were focused on cell cycle and proliferation, apoptosis, immunophenotyping, hematopoietic stem cell analysis, drug transport and resistance.

Beckman Coulter provided crucial support with four flow cytometers, technical staff and reagents for the labs. Travel support for faculty was provided by Beckman Coulter, UICC, ISAC and the Clinical Cytometry Society.

Fifty six research students from different parts of Turkey and one each from Iraq and Bulgaria attended the lectures and participated in the wet labs, where four simultaneous one hour lab sessions covered eleven different topics. Five tutorial sessions interfaced students with a faculty member to discuss specific topics.

The faculty from abroad included Martin Adelmann, Scott Cram, Michael Keeney, Michael Ormerod, Vincent Shankey and William Telford. Excellent lab sessions were conducted by technical experts including Ronald Hamelik, Raquel Cabana, Metin Kurtoglu, Janice Popma, Suzan Adin Cinar, Gulhis Akar, Sema Bilgic Gazioglu, Esin Aktas and Gaye Erten. Several prominent flow cytometry experts from Turkey, including Drs. Berna Aslan, Klara Dalva, Gunnur Deniz, Emil Eksioglu-Demiralp, Dicle Guc, Zafer Gulbas, Aydan Ikinciogullari, Gulderen Yanikkaya-Demirel, Mustafa Yeneral and Gaye Erten, gave lectures and participated in wet labs.