Enhance your technical skills and bolster your confidence

We offer comprehensive solutions to HLA labs and transplant clinical teams, providing reliable biomarkers for solid organ and bone marrow transplants, as well as drug development.
 

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, we deeply value the power of learning and knowledge. With a rich legacy of innovation and a commitment to advancing science, we understand that education is the foundation of progress. That’s why we are thrilled to introduce a year filled with exciting learning opportunities designed to cater to individuals at every level of knowledge.
 

Our 2024 Educational Program is more than just a brochure; it’s a testament to our dedication to fostering curiosity, inspiring discovery, and empowering individuals to excel in their scientific endeavors. Whether you are a seasoned professional seeking to expand your expertise or a curious mind eager to explore the world of HLA, our program offers a wide range of educational experiences to meet your needs and aspirations. Join us on a transformative journey of discovery and growth as we embark on this educational adventure together.


38th Annual HLA & Transplant Workshop | Mar 13-16, 2024


Training levels and curriculum overviews

Course content for our specialty programs is designed to target various levels of proficiency, each with tailored learning goals.

Whether you’re just beginning or have advanced experience, we’re here to provide supplemental guidance to help you go further.
 

Training levels

Through product and software videos and presentation decks delivered online as targeted webinars, our basic-level curriculum aims to help users gain familiarity with One Lambda HLA typing and antibody detection product application.


After completing a basic course, users should be able to demonstrate an understanding of assay principles and data interpretation.


Curriculum content may include:

  • Basics of HLA
  • Product workflow theory
  • Product line overview
  • Introduction to software utility and data analysis

Through online product and software videos, presentation decks, and data sets, as well as in-person bench training and workshops, this level of curriculum aims to help users become competent in One Lambda HLA typing and antibody detection products.


After completing an intermediate course, users should have fluency with assay workflow, bench technique, basic troubleshooting, and in-depth data analysis.


Curriculum content may include:

  • Basic troubleshooting
  • In-depth understanding of chemistry and workflow
  • In-depth data analysis

Through online product and software videos, presentation decks, and data sets delivered online as targeted webinars, our advanced course curriculum aims to help users demonstrate mastery of One Lambda HLA typing and antibody detection products.


After completing an advanced course, users should have fluency in advanced troubleshooting in bench workflow and data analysis to solve complex cases.


Curriculum content may include:

  • Common anomalies, workarounds, and resolutions
  • Complex data analysis
  • Advanced troubleshooting
  • Case studies

2024 training and workshop offerings

Now accepting registrations for these events:

January-November, 2024 

Back to Basics: An Introduction to HLA

Caters to beginners, providing
fundamental knowledge about HLA
genetics and terminology.

Content level: Beginner

Format: Virtual

Fee: Free


February-December, 2024

Virtual Workshop Series

HLA Fusion Software with HLA
MatchMaker and TypeStream Visual     
NGS Software

Content level: Intermediate-Advanced

Format: Virtual

Fee: Free


February 20-22, 2024

On-the-Bench and Software Training

AllType FASTplex NGS and TypeStream Visual NGS Software (Illumina)

Content level: Intermediate-Advanced

Format: In-person

Location: West Hills, CA, USA

Fee: $

March 13-16, 2024

38th Annual HLA & Transplant Workshop

Format: In-person

Location: Carlsbad, CA, USA

Fee: $

March 18-22, 2024

Europe Advanced User Workshop

Various products & topics

Content level: Intermediate-Advanced

Format: In-person

Location: Budapest, Hungary

Fee: $

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April 23-25, 2024

On-the-Bench and Software Training

LABType Assays, LABScreen Assays, and HLA Fusion Software

Content level: Intermediate-Advanced

Format: In-person

Location: West Hills, CA, USA

Fee: $

April-June, 2024

HistoTrac Software Series

HistoTrac Software

Content level: Beginner

Format: Virtual

Fee: Free

May 14-16, 2024

Software Workshop

TypeStream Visual NGS Software and HLA Fusion Software with MatchMaker

Content level: Intermediate-Advanced

Format: In-person

Location: East Coast, USA

Fee: $

June  11-15, 2024

China Software Workshop

TypeStream Visual NGS Software and HLA Fusion Software

Content level: Intermediate-Advanced

Format: In-person

Location: China

Fee: $

July 15-19, 2024

LATAM Advanced User Workshop

Various products & topics

Content level: Intermediate-Advanced

Format: In-person

Location: TBD

Fee: $

August 7-9, 2024

On-the-Bench and Software Training

LABType Assays, LABScreen Assays, and HLA Fusion Software

Content level: Intermediate-Advanced

Format: In-person

Location: Fishers, IN, USA

Fee: $

September 23-27, 2024

APAC Advanced User Workshop

Various products & topics

Content level: Intermediate-Advanced

Format: In-person

Location: TBD

Fee: $

October 8-10, 2024

On-the-Bench and Software Training

AllType FASTplex NGS and TypeStream Visual NGS Software (Illumina)

Content level: Intermediate-Advanced

Format: In-person

Location: Fishers, IN, USA

Fee: $

November 5-7, 2024

European Software Workshop

TypeStream Visual NGS Software and HLA Fusion Software with MatchMaker

Content level: Intermediate-Advanced

Format: In-person

Location: East Coast, USA

Fee: $

December 9-13, 2024

Middle East Advanced User Workshop

Various products & topics

Content level: Intermediate-Advanced

Format: In-person

Location: TBD

Fee: $