Data Acquisition and Experiment Techniques Course for Life Sciences
Department of Physiology, McGill University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Educators and researchers in the biological sciences who wish to broaden their student and/or experiment data acquisition computing skills will discover expert educator training at this unique training event. Host McGill University will provide everything needed for a first-rate educational experience. Attendee access to a first-rate laboratory training facility coupled with top notch instructors will provide the perfect environment for strengthening your critical data acquisition software and hardware skills. Plenty of time is provided for a pace of learning that matches each individual’s needs. The course agenda is structured to allow attendees to learn at their preferred pace while keeping to an intensive learning schedule. Our unique approach ensures you get the attention you need, irrespective of your experience level or that of any other attendee.
Attendees will gain an in-depth understanding of the major components needed to setup and effectively manage both student and research data workflow at the lab bench. Learning-by-doing amongst dedicated trainers and your colleagues is the quickest method by which to master curriculum, equipment and experiment variables. Exposing yourself to the wide range of biological applications discussed during this course will extend the learning opportunities back home. Attendees can expect hands-on training sessions designed to develop primary and secondary skill sets, along with dedicated sessions focusing on course management and curriculum development. Participants will be guided through the latest advances in ADInstruments software toolsets for recording, visualizing and analyzing data sets.
Who Should Attend
This workshop is a must attend course for educators and researchers looking to polish their computer-based data recording and analysis. Researchers will discover immediate returns on their investment with us, learning the shortcuts and best practices for acquiring and processing data. Also, a perfect match for all two and four-year life science educators seeking a structured, intensive program to quickly master paired student LabChart and LabTutor experiments with a PowerLab system. Those new to data acquisition, novice users looking to build a larger repertoire of flexible student experiments, as well as experienced PowerLab veterans needing a refresher course, will find tremendous return on their time spent at this unique course offering.
Two full days divided into session blocks allow for a well-paced introduction to LabChart, and ADInstruments software for education balanced instructional approach including background/theory, experiment demonstrations, dedicated hands-on bench time and troubleshooting discussion provides a well-rounded and engaging experience. Course agenda is subject to change based on the collective interests of course attendees.
Topics to be covered:
- Introduction to LabChart
- PowerLab Hardware
- Intro to Data Acquisition
- Data Quality and Optimization
- LabChart Basics
- LabChart Fundamentals Visualization and Basic Analysis
LabChart human applications:
Education Track Topics:
- Introduction to LabTutor/Best Practices
- Selected LabTutor experiments
- Introduction to LabAuthor
- Introduction to Lt and Lt LabStation
- Requested LabChart/LabTutor Human experiments
- Advanced LabChart I :Data Pad, Extensions.
- Advanced LabChart II: Arithmetic, Macros
- Advanced LC III: LabChart Modules
- Advanced LabChart applications TBD
A detailed schedule will be sent to attendees approximately one week before the event.
Terms and Conditions:
*Training may be cancelled or rescheduled by Instructor due to adverse weather, low class enrollment, catastrophic event or for other reasons.
All registrants will be notified at least 30 days before the event and course registration fees will be fully refunded should course be cancelled.
*Course cancellations must be received prior to 30 days before the start date of the event to receive a full refund. No-show's and late cancellations will be charged the full event price. If you would like to send someone in your place or receive a credit for a future training course, please contact the event coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: ADInstruments is not responsible for your travel and accommodation arrangements.
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ADInstruments has been designing and manufacturing PowerLab data acquisition systems for life science since 1988. Our goal is simple: deliver a data acquisition solution that is high quality, easy to use and perfectly suited for its many intended applications in corporate and academic research, and higher education.
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