Salivary Cortisol Bioscience Training

The UNC School of Nursing Biobehavioral Laboratory will present an overview in Salivary Bioscience evaluating cortisol and hormones linking stress and health. Join us for a discussion of saliva collection method survey and demonstration!

When May 15, 2013 08:00 AM to
May 16, 2013 04:30 PM
Where Carrington Hall Room L700
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Contact Phone 919-966-7598
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Join us for a discussion of saliva collection method survey and demonstration on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.

At the conclusion of this workshop you will understand:

  • the practical aspects of saliva sample handling, collection, and study design
  • sample processing and the basics of salivary enzyme immunoassay
  • salivary cortisol as a stress biomarker: the awakening response, diurnal variation, and momentary acute stress reactivity
  • the integration of salivary analytes into behavioral, developmental, and health science research


Target Audience
Faculty and Doctoral students in Psychology, Nursing, Pharmacy, Medicine, Nutrition and Public Health

 

Hands-on Hormone Assay Lab - May 16th

Hormone assay lab training is also available with limited seating on Thursday, May 16th. You must attend the May 15th workshop in order to be eligible for the hands-on training on May 16th.

The UNC School of Nursing Biobehavorial Laboratory will present an overview in Salivary Bioscience evaluating cortisol and hormones linking stress and health.  Join us for a discussion of saliva collection method survey and demonstration on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.

At the conclusion of this workshop you will understand

  • the practical aspects of saliva sample handling, collection, and study design

  • sample processing and the basics of salivary enzyme immunoassay

  • salivary cortisol as a stress biomarker:  the awakening response, diurnal variation, and momentary acute stress reactivity

  • the integration of salivary analytes into behavioral, developmental, and health science research


Target Audience
Faculty and Doctoral students in Psychology, Nursing, Pharmacy, Medicine, Nutrition and Public Health

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