3-Day LAL Workshop - Dublin 

  • Session 1: 05-07 March 2019 (SOLD OUT)
  • Session 2: 10-12 September 2019 (SOLD OUT)
  • Register to be on the waiting list and be informed about our next LAL Workshop.
This intensive 3-days training workshop is designed to provide an overview of LAL test technology with in-depth analysis of the types of test methodologies available. In particular, the workshop will focus on problems sometimes encountered in endotoxin testing, including resolving interference issues. This training event will encompass everything micro QC professionals need to know to keep their manufacturing operations running smoothly and efficiently. Participants will learn from experts through interactive sessions and hands-on laboratory exercises offered by our professional, experienced technical team.

We've conveniently organized this event over 3 days, including theory and hands-on experience.

Workshop Location & Fees

Charles River Microbial Solutions Intl 
649, Greenogue Business Park,
Jordanstown Ave,
Rathcoole, Co.
Dublin, D24 NF21
Fees: 3 days workshop 1 760€
Meal (lunch and dinners) offered.
Please raise a Purchase Order and email it to microbialsolutions.FR@crl.com                       
Contact us if you wish to get special rates at the hotel  Kingswood Citywest  (direct payment to the hotel by the particpants)
Note: Free shuttle between hotel and the training center are organized from this accomodation only.

Speakers and Contacts


  • Alan Hoffmeister, Senior Global Product Specialist
  • Gilles Goy, Senior Lab Manager
  • Matthew Reynolds, Regional Account Manager


Target and Focus

Why attend?
Who should attend?
  • Learn advanced aspects of the LAL test
  • Being up-to-date with regulatory news 
  • Discover RMM applications for BET
  • Lab managers (QC QA, Microbio, Production)
  • Lab technicians
  • Pharmacist managing dialysis centers


  • Session 1: Tuesday 05 March, 2019 ─  Thursday 07 March, 2019
  • Session 2: Tuesday 10 Septembre, 2019 ─  Thursday 12 Septembre, 2019 
  • 9:00 - 17:00 Each Day
Classroom Training
Lab Sessions
► History and Evolution of LAL Testing
A discussion on the history of LAL testing from Horseshoe Crab to LAL
► The LAL test
−− Calculations and Validation
−− A look at how and when to perform various calculations, as well as a walkthrough on product validation
−− RSE/CSE Potency Calculations
−− An overview of how these calculations are performed by suppliers
−− Product characterization
► Laboratory Investigations
An explanation on how to conduct meaningful LAL laboratory investigations
► Assay Interferences
A look at the different examples of interference found in LAL samples, materials and techniques, along with how to address them
► Regulatory Hot Topics
−− A review of the recent regulatory guidance
document for pyrogen and endotoxin testing;
questions and answers
−− Pharmacopeia
► Rapid Microbiology
► Question and Answer
► Overview of LAL
     Testing Methods
► Case Studies –
     Problem Data
► Product Validation/
► Troubleshooting and Tips
     LAL Interference
► Regulatory Status 
    (changes & updates)
► Software

* Agenda subject to changes