18th Annual Short Course on Experimental Models of Human Cancer

Venue: The Jackson Laboratory

Location: Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

Event Date/Time: Aug 21, 2009 End Date/Time: Aug 30, 2009
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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. Workshops will include: mouse genome informatics, laboratory animal biomethods (optional), 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.

Applications will be reviewed on a competitive selection basis until the course is filled.

Enrollment is limited to 35, so early application is advised. Applications by women and minorities in the life sciences are highly encouraged.

Application for admission is made by submitting ALL of the following:

-An online application form (opens in a new window);

-Your curriculum vitae (2 page maximum) submitted via email to Barbara Donovan;

-A letter of recommendation from your major professor or Primary Investigator (for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows only) submitted by email to Barbara Donovan.

Accepted applicants will be notified as soon as possible and will be provided with registration instructions.

Registration fees include course materials, meals, and lodging at The Highseas Conference Center.
$1,500, $1,200 students (requires proof of enrollment in an accredited degree program, or post doctoral training, or medical internship.)