The seminar slides are designed as a short, engaging presentation about cell line authentication. Topics include why authentication is important, the impact of misidentified cell lines, and a brief description of STR profiling.
At the end of the slide deck is a figure showing the various cell line problems that occur with time in culture, with a short explanation of each problem.
A training module (three slide decks) is also available that explores cell line authentication in more detail.
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Image credit: Julio C. Valencia, NCI Center for Cancer Research.