This course is suitable for beginners who wish to learn all the essential skills of cell biology including lab safety, mammalian cell culture, experimental design and lab. calculations.
In this course you will learn:
Lab safety (one lecture and 1 online virtual lab sessions)
Experimental design (one online virtual lab session).
Tissue culture skills (one lecture and one online lab session) this includes: Cells and cell culture conditions
– Passaging cells
– Types of cell contamination
– Counting the cells
Essential Lab. calculations (one lecture) this includes:- Metric conversions and prefixes
›Metric prefixes and conversions.›How to work out concentration of a solution.›Calculations by a factor of x.›Calculating percent solution›Diluting percent solution.›Moles and Molecular weight.›Calculating the molecular weight of a compound.›Molarity.›Calculating the molar concentration of a compound.›Diluting molar solutions.›How to perform serial dilution of a solution.
Online test after completing the course then you will obtain a certificate once passed the test.