9th Summer-School - Non-invasive Monitoring of Hormones

Posted on February 03, 2016

Summer School "Non-invasive Monitoring of Hormones"


The course is suitable to colleagues/students who are not familiar with non-invasive techniques and will allow participants to gain practical experience in techniques of non-invasive endocrine monitoring including sample workup preparation, performance of enzyme immunoassays (EIA), data collection and interpretation.

When: Sunday 23 October - Friday 28 October 2016

Where: Endocrine Research Laboratory, University of Pretoria, South Africa

The course language is English

Course lecturers:

Prof. A. Ganswindt, Endocrine Research Laboratory, University of Pretoria, South Africa
Dr. M. Dehnhard, Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Berlin, Germany
Prof. C. Touma, Department of Behavioural Biology, University of Osnabrück, Germany

 Preliminary program





Sample preparation


Antibodies and labels


Monitoring male reproductive activity


Monitoring female reproductive activity


HPLC-Immunogramms, discussion, summary. Departure



Course registration fee is 450 Euro per person. The course is limited to 14 participants. The registration fee covers expenses for all instructions, laboratory supplies, use of equipment, lab manuals, meals and accomodation for 5 nights. Vacancies will be filled on a "first come, first serve" basis. 

Deadline for pre-registration: 24 June 2016.

A minimum of 9 persons is required for conducting the summer school


Work, learn, take lunch and live on the University campus. Relax and enjoy the warm early summer sun during the breaks.


Prof. A. Ganswindt
Endocrine Research Laboratory
Department of Anatomy and Physiology
Faculty of Veterinary Science
University of Pretoria
Private Bag X04
Onderstepoort 0110
South Africa

Phone: +27 12 529 8429
Cell: +27 78 312 9872
Email: [email protected]

Dr. Martin Dehnhard
Dept. Reproduction Biology
Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW)
Alfred-Kowalke-Str. 17
10315 Berlin

Phone: +49 (0) 30 5168 615
E-mail: [email protected]
Web: www.izw-berlin.de



- Author Marte Smit
Published by Marthina Smit

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