17th Annual Short Course on Experimental Models of Human Cancer (17th Annual Grand Co)

Venue: The Jackson Laboratory

Location: Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

Event Date/Time: Aug 22, 2008 End Date/Time: Aug 31, 2008
Registration Date: Jul 22, 2008
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This is a graduate-level genetics course for predoctoral and postdoctoral students as well as established investigators entering the field of mouse genetics. The course focuses on the mouse as an experimental tool in cancer research.

Workshops will include: mouse genome informatics; laboratory animal biomethods (optional); and gross pathology, necropsy and tumor histo-pathology. The intensive course offers a mix of formal lectures, discussion groups, demonstrations, workshops and tutorials. The course is held in a retreat-like setting and is limited to 35 participants to ensure a supportive learning atmosphere with exceptional interaction between students and faculty.


600 Main Street
Bar Harbor
United States

Additional Information

Students $1,200.00; all others $1,500.00 The registration fee includes course materials, meals, and lodging at Highseas Conference Center. Student discount requires proof of enrollment in an accredited degree program, or postdoc training, or medical internship. Travel scholarships are available for students who have financial need/minority status. If you wish to apply for a scholarship, please include a statement in your application letter that demonstrates your eligibility for support. The amount of scholarship will depend on the number of accepted applicants who are qualified to receive the funding support. Employees of pharmaceutical and biotechnology corporations that belong to our Research Affiliates Program should check with their program liaison for registration fee waiver or 25% fee reduction options. Contact Teresa Chu with Affiliates Program questions. Free out-of-print books about the laboratory mouse are available online. If you are not familiiar with mouse genetics or anatomy you might find the advance reading helpful.