Overview

Coliphages are the new microbiological parameter included in the revision of the European Directive on Water for Human Consumption and European Directive on Water Reuse and thus it is very important for anyone working with water to be properly acquainted with them. Our unique and insightful Coliphage Training Days take place three times a year (February, June, September) in the labs of the University of Barcelona Biology Department and presents an excellent chance to learn how to analyse coliphages. You will discover the simple, fast and effective Bluephage Methods for coliphage detection and enumeration. Each and every instructor boasts a wealth of experience after many years of working with not only coliphages but in the field of Water Microbiology in general, placing them in the best possible position to deliver to you the optimal training for any work with coliphages. In addition to this, you will learn about the latest regulations regarding water analysis and the role coliphages play in them.

Who should take this course

Anyone who works in water quality control.

Lead Instructor

Julia Martin Diaz PhD

Will be leading the bulk of the session, instructing the practical portion of the course. She has more than 7 years of experience assessing microbiological quality, both as a researcher and in industry, a PhD in Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology and even wrote her thesis assessing the capacities of bacteriophages as faecal pollution indicators in the water cycle.

Presenters

• Anicet Blanch (CTO and Co-founder)
• Elisabet Mateu (Chief Sales and Marketing Officer)
• Francisco Lucena (Co-founder)

What you will learn

Regulation: the regulations and the changes that are coming for water analysis

Method of quantification to meet the regulations in a hands-on way enabling you to easily carry out the process by yourself in the future

Length of Session

7 HOURS

Location

UNIVERSITY OF BARCELONA
BARCELONA, CATALONIA, SPAIN

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A few great pictures of previous training sessions with some eager students

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