From 5-10 October 2015 the 10th Advanced Biofilm Course took place at the Department of Biotechnology in Delft. Although the autumn weather was a bit grey, the atmosphere in the course was great. The 16 participants (from universities in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Switzerland, UK and USA) spent six days in Delft, delving into several techniques used to study microbial films: microscopy, microsensors, bioreactors and numerical modelling.
The students, mostly following PhD tracks at their home institutions, were very satisfied with the program. Some enthusiastic responses:
“The course was simply excellent. A perfect combination of the key techniques and basic theory of biofilms.”
“I never participate in such an interesting and motivating course.”
BDSL organised this postgraduate course together with Delft University of Technology, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Karlsruhe, Germany), Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research (Magdeburg, Germany) and University of Copenhagen (Helsingor, Denmark). Next year the course will be held in Karlsruhe in the same period (around October 2016!).
Check the website for more information and/or mail to firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to participate.