Basics of Human Pluripotent Stem Cell Culture

This three-day training course will provide hands-on training in all aspects of culturing human pluripotent stem cells. The course will include the following:

  • Written training material, laboratory instruction and practice
  • Instruction on culturing, expanding, freezing thawing and maintaining hPSCs with emphasis in cell morphology, colony size, and density
  • Discussions the importance of regular monitoring and characterization of hPSC cultures by karyotype, stem cell marker expression and pluripotency assays
  • Instructions on how to QC reagents, and equipment

Please download our Basic Training Class Syllabus to see the topics covered and the general class schedule.

Class Schedule

2-6 students per class from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. (There's a break 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.)

To find out more about upcoming classes and tuition rates, please contact: Jean Kim


Advanced topics workshops are offered throughout the year, depending on demand. A minimum of two trainees is required to schedule a workshop.

  • Reprogramming Methods
  • Directed Neural Differentiation

Registration for Classes and Workshops

Registrations will be accepted through the iLab Solutions portal. Please send all inquiries to: