NordiQC Workshop

2023: 4-6. October: Registration is open

 

NordiQC organizes an annual workshop on immunohistochemistry.

Aim of course: To give an update on basic and advanced immunohistochemical (IHC) methods applied in diagnostic pathology, particularly for the classification of the unknown primary tumour, breast, lung and haematolymphoid tumours. The workshop will particularly focus on

  • the impact of external quality assessment
  • understanding the three phases in the technical test approach
  • defelopment and implementation of IHC tests for diagnostic use
  • planning and diagnostic use of antibody panels
  • use of tissue contros
  • identification and handling of technical and diagnostic pitfalls
  • double immunostains
  • immunostains on frozen sections and cytological specimens
  • automation of IHC
  • predictiv markers

Methods: The workshop will consist of lectures and interactive sessions/discussions.  

Teachers: HT Søren Nielsen (SN), HT Michael Bzorek (MB), Dr. Rasmus Røge (RR), Dr. Anne-Vibeke Lænkholm (AVL), Dr. Henrik Hager, Prof. Steve Hamilton (SH), Ph.D. Irena Srebotnik KirbišHT Donald van Hecke (DVH), HT Heidi Lykke Kristoffersen (HLK) and HT Tanya Julio (TJ).

Participants: The target group primarily comprises biomedical technicians, scientists or equivalent with some experience in immunohistochemistry, residents and consultants in clinical and surgical pathology with special interest in the technical parts of immunohistochemistry. The workshop and lectures also being relevant for e.g. IHC vendor application specialists.

Venue: Aalborg Congress and Culture Centre (AKKC), Europa Plads 4, 9000 Aalborg.

Language: English.

Number of course hours: 16

Fee: DKK 5,500.00. The fee includes all meals indicated in the program. Travel and accommodation is not included. Cancellation policy will apply as follows: Before May 31st 2023: Full refund.

June 1st 2023 and later: No refunds can be made. However, the place can be handed over to a colleague from your laboratory without additional costs. Please specify the name of the participant.

 

Maximum number of participants: 65.