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Course activities

Planned courses related to FISH (digital and where possible live) – dates will be announced within soon


1a-b) Introduction into FISH
2a-b) Introduction into phylogeny and gene probe design and the bioinformatics software package ARB
3a-b) Advanced FISH applications
4) Brain-storming seminar on participants' own plans for FISH experiments
5) Summary

Mode: Lectures, computer practice and lab exercises.

Course organisers:

  • Umeå, Sweden: International FISH course, Chemical Biological Centre (KBC), Umeå University. Local organiser: Natuschka Lee,
  • Copenhagen, Denmark: FISH applications in clinical microbiology, Faculty of Health Sciences (, University of Copenhagen. Local organiser: Thomas Bjarnsholt,
  • Pretoria, South Africa: FISH applications in environmental microbiology, School of Biological Sciences, North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa. Local organiser: Professor Rasheed Adeleke,