Workshop on Comprehensive Approaches to the in vivo Assessment of Cardiovascular Function in Mice

Scope/Topic

May 13, 2013 - May 18, 2013

The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

This workshop focuses on the assessment of cardiovascular function in mouse models. This is a comprehensive program which includes didactic lectures by leaders in the field of cardiovascular physiology, pharmacology, pathology and hands on workshops.

Sessions will focus on non-invasive high-resolution echocardiography, telemetry (Data Sciences International) and catheter-dependent (ADInstruments) approaches to monitoring cardiovascular parameters in vivo. The final day will cover methods for analyzing data collected during the course of the workshop as well as study design and statistical analysis. Surgical and anesthetic techniques will also be taught.

This workshop can be used for continuing education units for AALAS recertification.

Organizers

May 13, 2013 - May 18, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

Jennifer Corrigan, M.S., The Jackson Laboratory
Karen Svenson, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory

Speakers

May 13, 2013 - May 18, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

2013 Speakers include:

Heather Bogie, Data Sciences International
Brandon Bucher, ADInstruments
Jennifer Corrigan, M.S., The Jackson Laboratory
Kristin Cough, B.S., The Jackson Laboratory
Saumya Das, M.D., Ph.D, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
James Denegre, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory
Patrick Elinor, Massachusetts General Hospital
Stuart Foster, Ph.D., University of Toronto
Wayne Giles, Ph.D., University of Calgary
Steven Hachtman, M.A.,
Robert F. Hoyt, Jr., D.V.M., M.S., DACLAM, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
Lewis Kinter, Ph.D., AstraZeneca
Klaas Kramer, Ph.D., Free University Amsterdam
Ronglih Liao, Ph.D., Brigham and Women's Hospital/ Harvard Medical School
Alex Loscalzo, B.A., Brigham and Women's Hospital/ Harvard Medical School
John B. Macauley, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory
Soeun Ngoy, M.A., Brigham and Women's Hospital/ Harvard Medical School
Fred Roberts, B.S.,  VisualSonics, Inc.
Jennifer Ryan, The Jackson Laboratory
Karen Svenson, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory

Schedule

May 13, 2013 - May 18, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

View the 2013 event schedule (.pdf). Please note that the schedule is subject to change. Updates will be made as they occur.

Registration

May 13, 2013 - May 18, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

Registration Fee: $1650.00

Registration fee includes course materials, meals and shared lodging.

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

Space is limited to 16, so early registration is suggested.

Registration by women, minorities and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged.

Hotel/Travel

May 13, 2013 - May 18, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

Lodging accommodations will be at Highseas Conference Center, a Georgian style mansion built in 1912. Highseas is perched on the cliffs overlooking the entrance to Frenchman Bay and is surrounded by beautiful Acadia National Park. This is casual, dormitory-style housing consisting of shared bedrooms and bathrooms (minimum double occupancy, some triple and quad rooms). Wireless internet access is provided throughout the building. Laundry facilities are available on site. Transportation will be provided from the conference center to the course venue for the duration of the workshop. Highseas cannot accommodate families, please contact the event planner for information about off-campus lodging alternatives.  Participants are responsible for all travel booking, including airport transportation.

Air

Bar Harbor is served by two airports:

Car

Bar Harbor is approximately 6 hours by car from the greater Boston area.
Driving Directions

Area information:

 

Sponsors

May 13, 2013 - May 18, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

Funding for this event is provided by:

  • The Howard Hughes Medical Institute

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

Titanium level

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

Gold level

 AD Instruments VisualSonics   

Bronze level

Other level

Event Contact: Erin McDevitt p: 207-288-6659