EDU/IUIS-BIS WORKSHOP 2022 Report – Flow cytometry: from basic principles to research applications

November 10, 2022Education Committee (EDU)

01 – 02 September 2022
University of Abomey-Calavi (UAC) and Institut de Recherche Clinique du Benin (IRCB),
Abomey-Calavi, Benin


  • Fabien Prodjinotho (TUM, Germany & FAST, UAC, Benin)
  • Léonce Kouakanou (City of Hope Research Center, USA & FAST, UAC, Benin)
  • Darius Sossou (Institut de Recherche pour le Développement (IRD), France/Benin)
  • Robertson Klaingar (ROK Diagnostics, Benin)
  • Déo-Gracias Berry (Technical University of Munich (TUM), Germany & FAST, UAC,
  • Tomabu Adjobimey (Faculty of Science and Technology (FAST), University of AbomeyCalavi (UAC), Benin, President of the BIS)
  • Célia Dechavanne (IRD, France/Benin)
  • Dieter Kabelitz (University of Kiel, Germany, Chair of the IUIS-Education (EDU)
  • Clive Gray (University of Cape Town, IUIS-EDU Committee Vice-Chair)


The present workshop organized by the Benin Immunology Society (BIS) and sponsored by the
Education (EDU) committee of the International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS) was
an in-depth two-day event held on 01 – 02 September 2022 at the University of Abomey-Calavi
(Benin). This workshop is part of the capacity building program of the EDU committee
dedicated in empowering young scientists from developing countries. The topic of the
workshop was Flow cytometry: from basic principles to research applications. The workshop
has covered several aspects spanning from fundamental principles of flow cytometry to assay
running. The course brought together 15 participants from five west African countries and an
international faculty from Benin, France, Germany and USA.

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