IIAD International Laboratory Training Program

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9127184663_e3d0ed8b00_zThe IIAD Laboratory Training Program consists of face-to-face, online, or independent study modules and short courses. The program consists of nine modules and provides trainees with foundational information and skills to support veterinary diagnostics. The information is presented in a series of PowerPoint presentations with speaker notes, exercise activities, and evaluation materials. The following short courses are available:

Laboratory Management

Course Content

This two-week short course provides a short overview of executive laboratory management. A six-module short course to provide trainees with foundational information and skills to support laboratory management. Topics are taught through face-to face or video recorded online lectures.

The course includes 34.5 hours of lectures, exercises, and evaluation materials. All participants will receive printed study materials and answer sheets. General topics covered in the course include:

  • Laboratory Organization
  • Human Resource Management
  • Communication
  • Financial Management
  • Operational Management
  • Building Laboratory Networks (available 8/1/2016)

A detailed overview is available.

Course Questions

If you have questions about the course, training dates, pricing, or the program email us at Miguel.Gonzalez@ag.tamu.edu

Bioinformatics

Course Content

The course provides a short overview of bioinformatics geared towards avian influenza. A three-module course for U.S. based training activities to provide mid-career international veterinary scientists with foundational skills interpretation of bioinformatics information. Topics are taught through face-to face or video recorded online lectures.

The course includes 40 hours of lectures, exercises, and evaluation materials. All participants will receive printed study materials and answer sheets. General topics covered in the course include:

  • Module 1: Influenza A Viruses and Public Databases
  • Module 2 : Sequence Alignment and Genetic Distance
  • Module 3: Influenza A Virus Phylogenetic Analysis 101

A detailed overview is available.

Course Questions

If you have questions about the course, training dates, pricing, or the program email us at Miguel.Gonzalez@ag.tamu.edu

Training Impact

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