online training

The Enumeration of Coliphages

online training

The Enumeration of Coliphages, coliphages testing training


Our Online training sessions can be taken during any month of the year and gives you the opportunity to learn how to analyse coliphages from the office or even the comfort of your own living room! You will be able to discover the simple, fast and effective Bluephage Methods for coliphage detection and enumeration from an instructor with numerous years of experience working with coliphages and even more working in microbiology. I addition to this, you will briefly learn about the latest regulations regarding water analysis and the role coliphages play in them.

Who should take this course

Anyone who works with water


Julia Martin Diaz

Doctor in Environmental Microbiology and Biotechnology (UB). Extensive experience in microbiological water quality assessment and the use of bacteriophages as indicators of fecal contamination in the water cycle.

Miriam Pascual Benito

Doctor in Biotechnology (University of Barcelona). More than 8 years of experience in microbial water quality monitoring and the assessment of different tools to detect, quantify and model faecal pollution in water.

Anicet R. Blanch

Professor of Microbiology at the University of Barcelona. Field of research: environmental microbiology. Traceability of fecal contamination in water, the development of specific and specific methods for the detection of bacteria and the use of bacteriophages as viral indicators in water, food and sludge.

Núria Guilera Grandes 

MSC in Chemistry by the University of Barcelona. More than13 years´ experience working in laboratories and more than 8 years´ experience managing them. She arrives to Bluephage after more than three successful years as the General Manager of a 17025 accredited water testing laboratory in London analysing more than 35,000 samples per month and with a headcount above 70. During her professional experience, Núria has worked in different sectors as water, petroleum and applied research as researcher and Director.



What you will learn

A brief viewing of the method of quantification to meet the regulations

Some key information about the regulations regarding coliphages

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