Preliminary Schedule

Sunday, July 19, 2020

5 p.m. - 6:30  Course overview, 5-min presentations by participants

Dinner on your own

Monday, July 20, 2020 - Imaging

9:00 – 9:15 Introduction
9:15 – 9:45 Epifluorescence microscopy, confocal microscopy, SEM, biofilm cryosectioning, biofilm staining
9:45 – 10:15 Optical coherence tomography
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee break
10:45 – 11:30 Imaging applications
11:30 – 12:00 Overview of labs
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch on your own
1:00 – 3:20 Hands-on lab
2:45 – 3:15 Coffee break
3:15 – 5:00 Hands-on lab

Dinner on your own

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - Biofilm Modeling

9:00 – 10:15 Intro to AQUASIM, modeling fundamentals
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee break
10:45 –12:00 Modeling biofilms, overview of afternoon labs
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch on your own
1:00 – 5:00 Modeling lab 
6:00 Arranged dinner for all participants (included in course fee)

Wednesday, July 21, 2020 - Biofilm Reactors and Microsensor Analysis

9:00 – 9:30 Introduction to biofilm reactors 
9:30 10:15 Microsensor theory
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee break
10:45 – 12:00 Microsensor practice 
12:00 – 1:00 Lunch on your own
1:00 – 5:00 Labs for biofilm reactors, microsensor fabrication and profiling

Dinner on your own

Thursday, July 23, 2020 - Discussion and Additional Practice

9:00 –  10:15 Discussion - how to apply course tools to your research
10:15 – 10:45 Coffee break
10:45 – 12:00 Additional hands-on practice, as per student interest
End of Course