[rat-forum] Workshop on Colony Management: Principles and Practices - at Ohio State University, March 20 - 22 - Register Now!

Nancy Place Nancy.Place at jax.org
Wed Feb 22 13:44:18 CST 2012

Registration remains open for The Jackson Laboratory's

Workshop on Colony Management:  Principles and Practices
March 20 - 22, 2012
The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio is proud to host this 3 day mouse colony management course offered by The Jackson Laboratory. This course provides training in the theory and practice of maintaining mouse colonies for production and research. It is specially designed for scientists, colony managers, animal care technicians and students requiring an understanding of issues relating to the management of animal research and production colonies.

Topics include:

*         Back to the Future - From Fancy Mice to Mendel: A Mouse Genetics Primer

*         Genetic Quality Control

*         Mouse Genetics and Strain Nomenclature: What's in a Name

*         Colony Set-up and Breeding Strategies

*         Genetic Background Effects on Phenotype

*         Reproductive Biology of the Laboratory Mouse

*         Using Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) to Rederive, Rescue, and Rapidly Expand Colonies

*         Cryopreservation: A Cool Approach to Colony Management

*         Practical Guidelines for Maintaining Mouse Health

*         Recovering from Disease Outbreaks

*         Technologies and Repositories

*         Nutritional Aspects of Maintaining Animal Health and Phenotype

*         Mouse Genome Informatics

*         Tracking and Maintaining Colony Management Data:  JAX Colony Management System
Registration Fee:  $350.00

For complete details, including speaker list and schedule, or to register for this workshop, please visit:  http://courses.jax.org/2012/colony-ohio.html
Or contact Nancy Place at nancy.place at jax.org<mailto:nancy.place at jax.org> or by telephone at 207-288-6257.

Nancy Place
Events & Meetings Planner
The Jackson Laboratory
600 Main Street
Bar Harbor, ME 04609-1500
Telephone - (207) 288-6257
Fax - (207) 288-6080

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