The ESV Has organized two workshop during 2012 and 2013 ,the first one was entitled “using Recombinase polymerase amplification assay(RPA) for rapid diagnosis of FMDV by Prof.Mohamed Shalaby and Overview on the epidemiology of FMDV by Prof. Ahmed El Sanousi at the Serum and vaccine research institute ARC ,Abbasia.(2012).
The second one was on October,2013 at the faculty of vet, med, Cairo university on: MERS/ Novel corona in Man and animals ,presented by Prof. Ahmed El Kafrawy and Prof. Mohamed A.Shalaby.
Training course on RPA
The University of Goettingen, Germany and The Egyptian Society of Virology (ESV) will organize
Training course on the rapid point of need molecular system for the detection of emerging and veterinary pathogens
The course will include lectures on point-of-care tests, isothermal amplification technology, recombinase polymerase amplification (RPA) assay.
The practical part will include training on the methods of extracting the nucleic acid at point of need (SpeedXtract) and RPA test run on the mobile suitcase laboratory.
The course will be held in Desert Rose Resort, during the 6th International Virology Conference of the ESV in Hurghada 2016 on November 30th 16:00-20:00 clock.
To apply please:
– Send an e-mail message with your full name to firstname.lastname@example.org
– The course is limited to 10 individuals on bases of first-come, first-served.
– Deadline for Applications: November 1, 2016, 00:00 CET.
Registration fees: 500 LE for Academics.