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MACS® Academy is starting its new program

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Bergisch Gladbach, 11. November 2016 –

Once again, the MACS® Academy is offering a comprehensive course program at its locations in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany and San Diego, USA, in 2017 - The courses will focus on: Immunology, Stem Cell Research, Cardiology, Neuroscience, and advanced technologies including sample preparation, cell separation and flow cytometry.

The MACS® Academy of the well-known biotechnology company, Miltenyi Biotec in Bergisch Gladbach, Germany, has been offering its successful, practice oriented seminars and training courses for more than six years. It was founded in order to pass on and preserve the know-how of the basic techniques, and to teach about the newest technological developments. The course program is directed towards people working in industrial, scientific and clinical environments. The training focuses on methods in the areas of cell biology research and cell therapy.

Modern and well–equipped seminar rooms and laboratories provide ideal conditions for acquiring knowledge in theory and practice. The participants learn how to optimize processes, solve biological questions using revolutionary approaches, and have the chance to try out innovative technologies. In the small international groups, led by skilled and well-qualified trainers and experts from Miltenyi Biotec’s R&D Department, individual and in-depth questions can be considered and clarified.

The training program offered by Miltenyi Biotec is not only limited to the German Headquarters. Since 2013, training is also available in the USA - in San Diego, CA. The MACS® Academy 2017 is offering over 35 in-house courses on topics such as “Human ES/iPS cell research”. Besides providing a sound overview of the methods for generating, cultivating and characterizing pluripotent stem cells, this three-and-a-half-day hands-on course addresses the diverse strategies of differentiation. With the aid of practical laboratory experiments in the area of cell culture, magnetic cell separation and cell analysis using flow cytometry, the theoretical knowledge will be further deepened. This enables participants to apply the newly acquired expertise to their own laboratory practice quickly and successfully. The MACS® Academy’s training program is supplemented by a continuously growing library of free online tutorials and webinars.   

Details about the courses available in 2017, focusing on Immunology, Stem Cell Research, Cardiology, Neuroscience and the technologies of sample preparation, cell separation and flow cytometry along with other information can be found at –


About Miltenyi Biotec

Miltenyi Biotec is a global provider of products and services that advance biomedical research and cellular therapy. The company’s innovative tools support research at every level, from basic research to translational research to clinical application. This integrated portfolio enables scientists and clinicians to obtain, analyze, and utilize the cell. Miltenyi Biotec’s technologies cover techniques of sample preparation, cell isolation, cell sorting, flow cytometry, cell culture, molecular analysis, and preclinical imaging. Their more than 25 years of expertise spans research areas including immunology, stem cell biology, neuroscience, and cancer, and clinical research areas like hematology, graft engineering, and apheresis. In their commitment to the scientific community, Miltenyi Biotec also offers comprehensive scientific support, consultation, and expert training. Today, Miltenyi Biotec has more than 1,700 employees in 25 countries – all dedicated to helping researchers and clinicians around the world make a greater impact on science and health.


Meet us at one of the following events:

November 30–Decmber 1, 2016 Cell Therapy Manufacturing, Amsterdam

December 6–9, 2016                             BSI/NVVI Annual Congress, Liverpool