12th Annual Workshop on the Pathology of Mouse Models for Human Disease

Scope/Topic

Sep 29, 2013 - Oct 5, 2013
These dates include time for travel. Please refer to the schedule for full details.

The Jackson Laboratory Highseas Conference Center

This workshop provides a week of intensive training sessions in pathology and histopathology as well as didactic sessions in which particular disease areas and models will be discussed. Participants will have an opportunity to interact with a group of prominent mouse pathologists and geneticists from leading research institutions.

Topics and models to be covered include: nomenclature, basic mouse genetics, concepts of mouse model generation, approaches to working up mutant mice, role of pathologists at research institutions, systemic, hematopoietic, mammary, gynecologic, cutaneous, infectious and immune system pathology, embryology and cancer models.

Funding for this conference was made possible by grant number R13 OD010920 from the Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health and the National Institute on Aging. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention by trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.

Organizers

Sep 29, 2013 - Oct 5, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory Highseas Conference Center

John Sundberg, D.V.M., Ph.D., Dipl. A.C.V.P., The Jackson Laboratory
Harm HogenEsch, D.V.M., Ph.D., Dipl. A.C.V.P., Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine
Alexander Nikitin, M.D., Ph.D., Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Piper Treuting, D.V.M., M.S., DACVP, University of Washington
Jerrold M. Ward, D.V.M., Ph.D., Dipl. A.C.V.P., Global VetPathology

Speakers

Sep 29, 2013 - Oct 5, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory Highseas Conference Center

2013 Speakers include:

Cheryl Ackert-Bicknell, The Jackson Laboratory
Lesley Bechtold, The Jackson Laboratory
Greg Cox, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory
James Denegre, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory
Franziska Grieder, DVM, National Institutes of Health
Terry Hayamizu, The Jackson Laboratory
Harm HogenEsch, D.V.M., Ph.D., Purdue University
Lloyd E. King, Jr., Vanderbilt University
Ed Leiter, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory
Xavier Montagutelli, DVM, PhD, Institut Pasteur
Alexander Nikitin, M.D., Ph.D., Cornell University
Jerold Rehg, D.V.M., St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Martin Ringwald, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory
Paul Schofield, PhD, University of Cambridge
Richard Smith, The Jackson Laboratory
John Sundberg, D.V.M., Ph.D., DACVP, The Jackson Laboratory
Piper Treuting, DVM, MS, DACVP, University of Washington
Peter Vogel, DVM, PhD, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Jerrold Ward, DVM, PhD, Global Vet Pathology
Caroline Zeiss, Yale University

Schedule

Sep 29, 2013 - Oct 5, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory Highseas Conference Center

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

Registration

Sep 29, 2013 - Oct 5, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory Highseas Conference Center

    Registration Fee: $1650.00

    Registration fee includes course materials, most meals and shared lodging at the Highseas Conference Center.

    To apply for this event, please:

    • Application Closed 
    • Applicants will be required to upload a CV or Biosketch (2 Page Maximum) to complete the application
    • Applicants must have a D.V.M. or M.D. degree, with preference given to pathologists and pathology residents.

    Applications by qualified women, persons with disabilities and minorities in the life sciences are highly encouraged.

    Hotel/Travel

    Sep 29, 2013 - Oct 5, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory Highseas Conference Center

    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.

    Travel

    Air

    Bar Harbor is served by two airports:

    Area information:

     

    Sponsors

    Sep 29, 2013 - Oct 5, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory Highseas Conference Center

    Funding for the Courses and Conferences Program is provided by:

    • The Howard Hughes Medical Institute
    • The National Institutes of Health - Grant #RR17436, co-funded by
    • The National Institute on Aging


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

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    Event Contact:

    Erin McDevitt p: 207-288-6659