Health & Life Sciences Summer School
Spend your summer enhancing your understanding and skills.
In addition to our exchange programmes, each year we offer a range of summer school opportunities designed to immerse you in a subject of your choosing, and give you a first-class educational experience.
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Lecture 1: Introduction to Cell Biology (I)
Lecture 2: Introduction to Cell Biology (II)
Lecture 3: Introduction to Stem Cell Biology
Seminar 1: PhD student presentations
Lecture 4: Types of Stem Cells
Lecture 5: Stem Cells in Regenerative Medicine
Lecture 6: Introduction to Biomaterials
Seminar 2: PhD student presentations
Lecture 7: Biomaterials and Stem Cells for Bone Regeneration
Lecture 8: Wrap-up and interactive workshop
Practical 1: Health and Safety and Cell Culture Training
Practical 2: Stem Cell Differentiation and Staining
Workshop 1: Biomaterials
Practical 3: IPSCs
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Practical Day 1
Practical Day 2
Practical Day 3
Practical Day 4
Practical Day 5
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Lecture 1: CAR-T cells: Biology and Manufacturing
Lecture 2: Unit Operations
Lecture 3: Facility Design
Lecture 4: Biological Safety and Containment
Lecture 5: Regulations and Logistics lecturer
Practical: MSC Growth in Stirred Tank Bioreactors
Workshop 1: Process Flowsheet lecturer
Workshop 2: Material Balances and Requirements lecturer
Workshop 3: Analytical Tools lecturer
Workshop 4: Logistics and Supply Chain lecturer
Presentations and Awards
Students must be currently studying at a recognised university in biological, biomedical or biochemistry based subject, or a related field. Students should be in the second year of their undergraduate study at a minimum.
Students who have completed an undergraduate qualification or on the first year of a 2 year PG programme in the related field will also be elegible.
This course will provide you with insights into the field of Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine, and an opportunity for you to consider progressing to Aston to complete a Master's in the subject.
Students will be required to have an English language competency equivalent to IELTs 6.5 with no component below 6.0 (CEF C1). Note if the language of current study is within English this will be acceptable.
Please get in touch if you have any further queries on this matter.
1. Programme rate - £1,200 (2 weeks)
2. Living charge with Aston Conference - £1,555.20 (incl. VAT)*
Totals approx.: £2,750 per student
Applicants are able to make separate living arrangements if they so wish. The standard programme charge remains: £1,200
If you have any further queries, please feel free to get in touch with Bhavisha Koner, Associate Dean International - firstname.lastname@example.org