July 27, 2024

Online LIVE Tissue Culture Master Class

Houseplants Tissue Culture Master Class
Online LIVE Tissue Culture Master Class

Hosted by Plant Cell Technology

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Date and Time

Sat Jul 27 2024, 1:00 PM - Sun Jul 28 2024, 5:00 PM EST

Location PCT Tissue Culture Lab

Washington, DC, USA

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Francisco Palacios

Meet Francisco Palacios: Tissue Culture Expert, Lab Director, and Master Class instructor at Plant Cell Technology. Fascinated by plant tissue culture and carnivorous plants since age 16, Francisco boasts fourteen years of dedicated experience. Armed with a degree in Plant Molecular Genetics/Biotechnology from the University of Tennessee, he brings innovation and expertise to his role. Francisco's passion extends beyond the lab; he educates globally through platforms like YouTube and TikTok. Join his Master Classes for an immersive journey into plant tissue culture, where learning evolves into community and growth. Explore with Francisco and flourish alongside us.

Online LIVE Tissue Culture Master Class

Event description

Dive into the world of Plant Tissue Culture from your home or lab with our enriching 2-day online master class, led by Plant Tissue Culture Expert and Lab Director, Francisco Palacios, alongside the Plant Cell Technology Team.

The booming demand for houseplants within the commercial sector has turned tissue culture into an indispensable tool for cultivators aiming to satisfy the global market. Whether you're curious about the starting point, the initial steps, the methods to foster plant growth in a meticulously controlled in vitro setting, or simply seeking guidance, our Houseplants Online-LIVE Tissue Culture Master Class is designed to address all your needs comprehensively.

With over a decade of experience in tissue culture across a broad spectrum of plants, Francisco Palacios brings a wealth of knowledge in crop genetics, nursery research, agronomic testing, and product research and development.

What can you expect from our Houseplants Master Class? 

We've meticulously crafted this master class to transform your theoretical knowledge into practical skills and expertise in tissue culture. 

You'll get a detailed equipment list to help set up your own lab, alongside material recommendations to enhance your learning experience during the class. The curriculum is thoughtfully segmented, offering flexibility to actively participate or observe for future application. Plus, you'll gain access to invaluable resources such as PowerPoint slides and our renowned PROTOCOLS, ensuring you leave the class fully equipped to embark on your tissue culture journey.


Frequently Asked Questions:

Q: What is the schedule?
A: The class will run from Saturday to Sunday, with sessions scheduled from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time each day.

Q: How do I participate in the Houseplants Master Class?
A: The master class will be conducted online via a live-streaming platform.

You must register for each day of the Master Class to receive the official email link for each of the master class days. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Q: Do I need any prior experience or knowledge in plant tissue culture to attend this master class?
A: No prior experience is necessary. The master class is designed to cater to both beginners and individuals with some knowledge of plant tissue culture. Francisco Palacios and the Plant Cell Technology Team will guide you from the basics to advanced techniques.

Q: What materials/equipment do I need to participate?

A: You are not required to purchase materials/equipment for class participation. We provide a suggested equipment list for setting up your tissue culture lab. We will also recommend specific materials to follow along with the practical demonstrations upon registration. You can choose to participate hands-on or simply observe and learn for future reference.

Q: Will the master class recordings be available for later viewing?

A: Yes, the master class sessions will be recorded, and registered participants will have access to the recordings for a limited time after the event (up to 90 days at no additional fee). This allows you to revisit the content or catch up on any missed sessions. You also have the opportunity to purchase an add-on with your ticket that will allow you access to the recording for an unlimited time. To Enjoy Unlimited Availability to The Class Recording, Please Purchase the Recording Access Pass Add-On.

Q: Can I interact and ask questions during the master class?

A: Absolutely! There will be designated Q&A sessions where you can ask questions directly to Francisco Palacios, our expert tissue culturist. You can also engage in discussions with fellow participants through chat features during the live sessions. 

Q: Will I receive any course materials or resources?

A: Yes, you will receive the slides used during the master class and the highly acclaimed PROTOCOLS and Equipment lists. These resources will be valuable references to support your learning beyond the live sessions.

Q: Is there a certificate provided upon completion of the master class?

A: Yes, participants who attend the master class in its entirety will receive a certificate of completion that can be easily shared to your LinkedIn certifications and all social media, acknowledging their participation and dedication to learning about houseplant tissue culture.

Q: Can I ask for personalized advice or consultation regarding my specific tissue culture projects?

A: While the master class provides a wealth of knowledge and practical techniques, it does not offer personalized project consultations. However, you can benefit from the expertise and insights shared during the Q&A sessions. We do offer one-on-one personalized consultations with Francisco on our website should you need personalized assistance setting up your lab after the class. 

Q: Are there any prerequisites for attending the Houseplants Master Class?

A: There are no specific prerequisites for attending the master class. It is open to anyone interested in learning about houseplant tissue culture, regardless of their professional background or expertise.

Q: What houseplants will Francisco be working with at the master class?

A: Francisco will be working with houseplants like monsteras, philodendrons, begonias, alocasias, African violets, rare plants, and so much more! Please note that the specific plants and varieties covered may be subject to change or addition based on the master class's content and availability of plant material at the time of the event.

Q: Can I watch with multiple people on one screen?

A: Each ticket is valid for one person per screen. If multiple individuals wish to attend the master class, they will need separate tickets and access to their own screens. This ensures that each participant can fully engage with the content and have the best learning experience possible.

Q: Is there a refund policy in case I cannot attend the master class?

A: We understand that unforeseen circumstances may arise. Although we are unable to provide a refund, you may be able to exchange your ticket date for a future class. Please refer to our refund policy outlined in the registration details or contact our customer support for further assistance. If you have any additional questions or require further clarification, please feel free to reach out to our customer support team. We are here to assist you!

Terms and Conditions

Plant Cell Technology, Inc reserves the right to cancel or change any class due to insufficient enrollment or other extenuating circumstances. Students enrolled in canceled classes will receive a credit towards the next master class of the same or lesser value. In the event of dates or instructor changes, all students will be notified. 

"Participation in the master class implies acceptance of the understanding that PCT assumes no responsibility for any personal injury or damage to property." 

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