8th – 10th November 2016

This course provides expert tuition to identify environmental fungi by morphological methods. It will be of particular value to those working in the pharmaceutical, food and biotechnology industries, scientists working in environmental mycology and laboratory personnel involved in the quality control of clean rooms, products and industrial processes.

We have over 90 years’ experience in microbial identification. Our scientists are world experts in identifying, preserving and maintaining microorganisms and we have a long history of training scientists from around the world. Our microbial identification services are also accredited to ISO 17025 by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS).

the programme

The three-day programme will include lectures and practical demonstrations. Course participants will have opportunities to discuss aspects of their work with tutors and to improve their skills and knowledge of:

  • techniques for examining fungi
  • use of diagnostic media
  • classification of fungal groups
  • identification based on morphological methods
  • sources and hazard status of key environmental and laboratory species

Training resources will include a comprehensive course manual together with authoritatively named cultures and demonstration slides. venue CABI, Bakeham Lane, Egham, Surrey TW20 9TY, UK. CABI houses the UK’s National Collection of Fungus Cultures. CABI’s Genetic Resource Collection is recognized as one of the world’s most important collections of fungi and bacteria, and consists of over 28,000 living specimens

course cost and registration Course fee: £1,995 (excl. VAT), including buffet lunch and refreshments. Discounts: 10% for 2 or more bookings. 20% for CABI Member Countries in bands 1-4.

To apply and for further details, please contact: Ms Allison Dorsett T: 01491 829032 F: 01491 829100 E: a.dorsett@cabi.org

An online application form is available from the CABI website at: www.cabi.org/microbialtraining

Identifying environmental fungi