qPCR Workshop 2016

Planning and optimizing your qRT-PCR experiment

When: Thursday, March 31st, 9:30am to 3pm

Where: Stewart Biology Building, computer suite N4/17

There is currently an effort to standardize the way qRT-PCRs are designed and published, with the establishment of the MIQE (Minimum information for Publication of Quantitative Real Time PCR Experiments) guidelines. In this workshop, we will go over the principles of qRT-PCR, planning your experiment and how to troubleshoot your results.


  • 9.30am – 12.00pm   Principles of qRT-PCR and planning your experiment
  • Lunch Break (lunch not provided)
  • 1.00pm – 3.00pm    Troubleshooting and optimizing your experiment


To register, email hgssmcgill@gmail.com by Monday, March 28th.

Snacks and refreshments will be provided in the afternoon.