Data Acquisition and Experiment Techniques Course for Life Sciences - Dual Track (McGill University)


Course Overview

Educators and researchers in the biological sciences who wish to broaden their student and/or experiment data acquisition computing skills will discover expert educator training at this unique training event. Host McGill University will provide everything needed for a first-rate educational experience. Attendee access to a first-rate laboratory training facility coupled with top notch instructors will provide the perfect environment for strengthening your critical data acquisition software and hardware skills. Plenty of time is provided for a pace of learning that matches each individual’s needs. The course agenda is structured to allow attendees to learn at their preferred pace while keeping to an intensive learning schedule. Our unique approach ensures you get the attention you need, irrespective of your experience level or that of any other attendee.


E.g., 31 Oct 2020
E.g., 31 Oct 2020

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Event Schedule

Two full days divided into session blocks allow for a well-paced introduction to LabChart, and ADInstruments software for education balanced instructional approach including background/theory, experiment demonstrations, dedicated hands-on bench time and troubleshooting discussion provides a well-rounded and engaging experience. Course agenda is subject to change based on the collective interests of course attendees.

Topics to be covered:

  • Introduction to LabChart
  • PowerLab Hardware
  • Intro to Data Acquisition
  • Data Quality and Optimization
  • LabChart Basics
  • LabChart Fundamentals Visualization and Basic Analysis

LabChart human applications:

  • Spirometry
  • EMG
  • ECG

Education Track Topics:

  • Introduction to LabTutor/Best Practices
  • Selected LabTutor experiments
  • Introduction to LabAuthor
  • Introduction to Lt and Lt LabStation
  • Requested LabChart/LabTutor Human experiments

Research Track

  • Advanced LabChart I :Data Pad, Extensions.
  • Advanced LabChart II: Arithmetic, Macros
  • Advanced LC III: LabChart Modules
  • Advanced LabChart applications TBD


A detailed schedule will be sent to attendees approximately one week before the event.