A multi-professional faculty of well-known experts will help you to better understand the practicalities of tracer methodology enabling you to confidently engage in tracer studies or giving you a head start building your own tracer lab.

Date: Weekend of April 29 and 30, 2017
Texas A&M University,
College Station, Texas, USA

ESPEN Tracer Course – Flyer

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Everyone interested in tracer methodology for metabolic research and wants to learn all the details in order to be able to use it in their own research.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
The course will cover the following areas:
– Tracers, its detection and principles of tracer methods:
o Stable and Radioactive Isotopes
o Types of mass spectrometers
– Principles of methods used:
o Whole body versus regional/organ
o Isotope dilution versus incorporation
– How to perform tracer studies
– Use of D2O methods
– Application of tracers in metabolic research:
o Tracer methods in carbohydrate, fat, protein, amino acid and energy metabolism
o Use of stable isotopes in proteomic research

A special evening lecture on “Problems and Pitfalls of Using Tracers to Measure In Vivo Kinetics” will be given by Dwight Matthews.

HOW MUCH WILL IT COST?
Registration will be $300 and will include course fee, meals and party.

WHAT ELSE DO YOU NEED TO KNOW?
Duration: 2 days (Saturday April 29 and Sunday April 30, 2017).
Venue: Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA
Language: English

HOW DO YOU REGISTER?

1) To register for the course please click on the following link on the Texas A&M Marketplace website:
Registration

The registration fee is $300 and does include course fee, meals and Saturday evening dinner event.

2) The conference hotel is the Aloft Hotel in College Station. Please click on the link below to make your reservations:
Aloft