Training Opportunities

The Benin Immunology Society (BIS), with the support of the EDU/IUIS, is organizing a practical workshop on the topic: “Flow cytometry: from basic principles to research applications

Dates: September 1 – 2, 2022

Deadline for the Registration: July 27, 2022


  • Claude Lambert (CHU St Etienne, France)
  • Fabien Prodjinotho (TUM, Germany, Benin)
  • Léonce Kouakanou (COH, USA, Benin)
  • Darius Sossou (IRD, France, Benin)
  • Tomabu Adjobimey (UAC, Benin)

What you will learn:

  • Principles of Flow Cytometry
  • Usage and quality control
  • Flow data analysis using FlowJo
  • And so much more…

Participant profile:

  • West African
  • Interested in Immunology
  • Interested in flow cytometry

Venue: University of Abomey-Calavi (Benin)

How to apply: Send the following documents to:

  • CV with contact details
  • Motivation letter

Workshop language: English

Travel and accommodation covered by EDU/IUIS

At the end of this in-depth two-days hands-on training, participants are expected to have acquired essential knowledge and skills in flow cytometry, including:

  • In-depth principles of Flow Cytometry
  • Instrument handling and quality control
  • Principles and guidelines for multi-color panel design
  • Gating strategies and compensation controls
  • Data analysis using FlowJo and guidelines to prepare data for publications.