Humanized Mice in Translational Biomedical Research: Diabetes, Cancer and Beyond 

Scope/Topic

Sep 22, 2013 - Sep 24, 2013

The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

There is an increasing use of mouse stocks in which the activities of various human molecules and engrafted cells can be studied, including their contributions to autoimmune type 1 diabetes, the control of infections, as well as other disease states. The purpose of this meeting is to better inform the scientific community on the availability, uses, and limitations of various "humanized mouse models" to study various disease states.  

Organizers

Sep 22, 2013 - Sep 24, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

Ed Leiter, Ph.D, The Jackson Laboratory
Dave Serreze, Ph.D, The Jackson Laboratory
Lenny Shultz, Ph.D, The Jackson Laboratory

Speakers

Sep 22, 2013 - Sep 24, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

Confirmed Speakers:

Kristin M. Abraham, Ph.D., NIDDK, National Institutes of Health
Richard Bankert, V.M.D., Ph.D., University of Buffalo
Mike Brehm, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Medical School
Teresa Dilorenzo, Ph.D., Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Victor Garcia-Martinez, Ph.D., UNC School of Medicine
Dale Greiner, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Medical School
Kevan Herold, M.D., Yale University
Kevin Mills, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory
A. Karolina Palucka, M.D., Ph.D., Baylor Institute for Immunology Research
Alexander Ploss, Ph.D., Rockefeller University
Ed Leiter,Ph.D, The Jackson Laboratory
Dave Serreze, Ph.D, The Jackson Laboratory
Lenny Shultz, Ph.D, The Jackson Laboratory

Schedule

Sep 22, 2013 - Sep 24, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

View the tentative 2013 event schedule (.pdf). Please note that the schedule is subject to change

Registration

Sep 22, 2013 - Sep 24, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

Registration fee:

$250.00 Registration
:  Registration fee includes workshop materials, breaks and lunch on course dates. Participant is responsible for securing their own lodging, dinner, and transportation. Please refer to the travel & accommodation link for information on lodging and transportation.

$500.00 Student Registration includes Shared Lodging /Meals (for college/ grad students / postdocs ONLY): 
The registration fee includes course materials, meals and shared lodging at The Highseas Conference Center. Highseas is limited to 32 participant, so early registration is advised. The retreat setting and dormitory style housing, consisting of shared bedrooms and bathrooms. Meals are prepared by our resident chef. Wireless internet access and laundry facilities are available on site.

To register for this event, please: Complete the online registration form (opens a new page to our secured third party registration site).

Scholarships:  20 Student Scholarships are available (for college/ grad students / postdocs ONLY). The scholarship will be applied towards your registration fee

Abstract / Poster Session: Participants are welcome to submit an abstract for review to present a 10minute talk about their research and participants are welcome to present a poster. 

Hotel/Travel

Sep 22, 2013 - Sep 24, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

Lodging Information:

Lodging can be reserved at the Bar Harbor Regency Hotel at a rate of $179/night. To reserve a room at the Bar Harbor Regency Hotel, please contact the hotel directly at 800-234-6835 or 207-288-9723. You will be responsible for securing and paying for reservations at the Bar Harbor Regency directly.

For area information and additional lodging options:  Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce

Travel Information:

Getting around Bar Harbor:  Island Explorer free bus system

There is a free bus system available that runs throughout Bar Harbor - Island Explorer.
The Jackson Laboratory is located between The Village Green and Sieur de Monts on the Sand Beach (Bus 3) Route
The Bar Harbor Regency Hotel and is on the Eden Street (Bus 2) Route.

Airports:  Bar Harbor is served by two airports

Hancock County/Bar Harbor Airport (BHB) ( 12 miles to Bar Harbor)
Bangor Airport (BGR) ( 50 miles to Bar Harbor)

By Car:
From Portland, Maine ( 3 hour drive)
From Boston, Massachusetts ( 6 hour drive -  268 miles) 
Driving to Bar Harbor, Maine: From Boston (268 miles) - follow Interstate 95 through to Bangor (exit 45-A - 395), then pick-up on Rt.1A to Ellsworth, and follow Rt.3 to Bar Harbor. Another route would be to take I-95 to Augusta, take Route 3 to Belfast over to Route 1 to Ellsworth, then back to Route 3 into Bar Harbor.

Area information:

Acadia National Park

Sponsors

Sep 22, 2013 - Sep 24, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

Funding for the Courses and Conferences Program is provided by:

  • The Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    We would also like to thank our sponsors for their generous support:
  • JDRF

Titanium level

LabDiet: Your work is worth it! TestDiet: From our lab to yours!

Event Contact: Laura Ingerson p: 207-288-6419