[rat-forum] Workshop on Phenotyping Mouse Models of Human Lung Disease - Applications being accepted

Nancy Place Nancy.Place at jax.org
Mon Aug 8 08:50:09 CDT 2011


Applications are being accepted to the Jackson Laboratory's

Workshop on Phenotyping Mouse Models of Human Lung Disease
September 18 - 23, 2011

This hands-on workshop will cover lung mechanics and techniques for measuring function in mice and how mouse models may be used to study human pulmonary biology and disease. After an initial day of basic mouse genetics, nomenclature, caging and breeding strategies, anesthesia and surgical techniques, the workshop quickly focuses on models of lung disease, pathology, lung mechanics and imaging. Laboratory sessions covering airway responsiveness, airway hyper-responsiveness (AHR), lung volumes and PV curves, morphometry, sampling techniques and mouse lung pathology will be held in the afternoons.

For more detailed information, including application instructions, please visit the workshop web page:
http://courses.jax.org/2011/human-lung.html

Or contact Nancy Place at nancy.place at jax.org<mailto:nancy.place at jax.org>, or at 207-288-6257

Space is limited and prompt application is advised.

Applications by women, minorities and persons with disabilities are encouraged.

This workshop in supported by The Howard Hughes Medical Institute.

Nancy Place
Events & Meetings Planner
The Jackson Laboratory
600 Main Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609-1500
Telephone - (207) 288-6257
Fax - (207) 288-6080
www.jax.org/courses/current.html<http://www.jax.org/courses/current.html>

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