Workshop on Techniques in Modeling Human Colon Cancer in Rodents

Venue: The Jackson Laboratory

Location: Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 29, 2009 End Date/Time: Oct 03, 2009
Registration Date: Sep 01, 2009
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Description

This is an intensive hands-on workshop designed to teach state-of-the-art methods used in the design and characterization of murine models for cancer research. This year’s focus will be colon cancer and neoplasia of the intestinal epithelium.

Workshop Topics:

Tumor imaging in the laboratory mouse and rat
Optical endoscopy
Fluorescence
MicroCT
MicroPET
Ultrasound

Somatic genetics and epigenetics
LOH assays

Cellular assays
Crypt isolation
In situ hybridization
Immunohistochemistry
Assays for apoptosis in the intestine and its tumors
Assays for signaling events
The polarized epithelium

The transcriptome and proteome
Array hybridization
The proteome and it modification states

Venue

600 Main Street
Bar Harbor
Maine
United States
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