When: August 21 - September 1, 2023
Where: online
Registration: here
Payment: here  
email: Jeannette Martins This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
phone: +1-530-754-5357


The online format will also be recorded for the participants to view at a later time. All software training has transitioned to a virtual machine environment so training can be done from any location. Virtual machines are hosted by Amazon Web Services and can be accessed using either a PC or a Mac computer. Every unit is taught using interactive tools such as polling, using annotation tools, utilizing non-verbal feedback, live questions, and group work.


 The course will include:

  1. study design, including pitfall analysis and hidden biases in studies from microbial, plant, mouse, and human cohort research
  2. sample preparation and quality control
  3. in-laboratory detailed discussions of standard operating procedures for GC-MS and LC-MS data acquisitions
  4. targeted metabolomics, including monitoring charts and the use of isotope-labeled internal standards
  5. untargeted data processing and exercises on MS-DIAL software 
  6. exercises on the identification of unknowns by cheminformatics software workflows (incl MS-FINDER, CFM-ID, and various databases and small software routines)
  7. data normalization and transformation with and without internal standards and quality controls
  8. multivariate and univariate statistics 
  9. pathway mapping

 Cancellation policy

Requests for refunds will be honored when received 2 months prior to the program. Refund requests can be only accepted in written form. However, another person may be substituted at any time for this program, unless it requires issuing a new travel visa for international scholarsA $150 administrative fee and the credit card fee will be deducted for cancellations. In the unlikely event that this program is canceled or postponed due to insufficient enrollments or unforeseen circumstances, the WCMC will fully refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any other expenses, including cancellation or change charges assessed by airlines, hotels, travel agencies, or other organizations.



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