March 19 and March 20, 2013 - St. Paul, MN, USA Click here for registration information U of MN School of Public Health
This one and a half day training will provide you with an opportunity for concentrated skill development in recognizing and identifying fungi. Using intensive hands-on lab sessions, case studies and presentations, you will learn a systematic procedure for conducting critical analysis of spores in both aerosol samples and in bulk cultures. You will receive one-on-one instruction in laboratory sessions using microscopes to identify fungal samples. You will also receive a photo disk of cultures and the textbook identifying Filamentous Fungi to use for future reference.
1. Describe proper procedures for microscopic examination and identification of selected fungi.
2. Discuss a range of fungal types and potential human health effects.
3. Correctly identify selected fungi under the microscope from both air samples and cultures
Instructors: Neil Carlson and Kelly Mullane