52nd Annual Short Course on Medical and Experimental Mammalian Genetics
Venue: The Jackson Laboratory
|Event Date/Time: Jul 17, 2011||End Date/Time: Jul 29, 2011|
The content of the annual Short Course focuses on (1) an up-to-date presentation of genetics in experimental animals and humans, (2) the relationship of heredity to disease in experimental animals and humans, and (3) the importance of molecular genetics in the diagnosis and treatment of inherited disorders. The development and uses of modern techniques in bioinformatics, mathematical genetics, genome manipulation, mutagenesis and phenotyping are taught in lectures and in afternoon workshop sessions. The Short Course includes an implicit focus on translational biology and clinical applications.