Colony Management: Principles and Practices, Bar Harbor (BHColony09)

Venue: The Jackson Laboratory

Location: Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

Event Date/Time: Apr 13, 2009 End Date/Time: Apr 17, 2009
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Description

This course provides training in the theory and practice of maintaining mouse colonies for production and research. This program is 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:

Mouse genetics
Gene and strain nomenclature
Breeding strategies
Genetic background effects on phenotype
Reproductive biology of the laboratory mouse
Using assisted reproductive technologies (ARTs)
Cryopreservation
Colony health
Importation
Recovering from disease outbreaks
Production colony construction and maintenance
Nutrition
Genetic quality control
Public resources for mouse researchers
Cre-LOX Technology in Mouse Models of Disease
JAX Colony Management System (JCMS) Computer Software

For complete details, please visit:
http://courses.jax.org/2009/colony_barharbor09.html
Or contact Nancy Place at nancy.place@jax.org

Venue

600 Main Street
Bar Harbor
Maine
United States
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Additional Information

For complete details, including speaker list, schedule, fees and application instructions, please visit: http://courses.jax.org/2009/colony_barharbor09.html Or contact Nancy Place at nancy.place@jax.org

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