[rat-forum] 46th Annual Short Course on Medical and Experimental Mammalian Genetics

Tyra Young Tyra.Hanson at jax.org
Wed Mar 30 13:44:05 CST 2005

Important Notice - Applications are still being accepted:

Please be advised that the "46th Annual Short Course on Medical and Experimental Mammalian Genetics" will be held from July 17 - 29, 2005 at The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine.  http://www.jax.org/courses/events/coursedetails.do?id=120

This course is a joint effort of Johns Hopkins University and The Jackson Laboratory.

The content of the annual Short Course focuses on an up-to-date presentation of genetics in experimental animals and humans, the relationship of heredity to disease in experimental animals and humans, and the importance of molecular genetics in the diagnosis and treatment of inherited disorders.

There will be a poster session at which presentations by attendees are strongly encouraged.  *All participants who receive a travel scholarship must submit an abstract for the poster session.

This course is approved for up to 60 CME credits through The Maine Medical Center. The Maine Medical Center is accredited by the Maine Medical Association to sponsor continuing medical education for physicians.

APPLICATION PROCESS (application deadline 5/17/05):

If you would like to apply, please submit the following materials to Tyra Hanson, Course Coordinator (electronic mail and mailing address provided below):

1.  CV

2.  A cover letter briefly describing your institutional affiliation, and why you feel you would benefit from attending.

3. If you are a student, you must send a recommendation letter from your advisor.

Student travel scholarships will be available. The Registration fee will be waived for all awarded recipients. Please indicate why you would like to be considered for a scholarship in your letter of interest. Scholarship application deadline is April 17,2005.

Applications will be reviewed on a competitive selection basis.  Women, minorities, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Tyra A.Hanson, Course Coordinator

Courses & Conferences

The Jackson Laboratory

600 Main Street

Bar Harbor, Maine  04609

Email: tay at jax.org

Phone:  207 288-6419

Fax: 207 288-6080

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