Workshop on Surgical Techniques in the Laboratory Mouse - The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

Scope/Topic

Mar 12, 2013 - Mar 15, 2013
These dates include time for travel. Please refer to the schedule for full details.

The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

This four-day intensive hands-on workshop is for those wishing to obtain practical training in surgical techniques for the laboratory mouse.  A wide range of surgical procedures are taught including castration, vasectomy, nephrectomy, adrenalectomy, splenectomy, thymectomy, ovariectomy, ovarian transplantation as well as jugular vein and carotid artery catheterization.  In addition to surgical procedures, topics covered include aseptic surgical techniques, necropsy and injection techniques.  Participants should have some basic surgery knowledge and the ability to work under a dissecting microscope.

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

Organizers

Mar 12, 2013 - Mar 15, 2013 The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

Organizers at The Jackson Laboratory

    • Andree Lapierre, B.S.
    • Jennifer Corrigan, M.S.
    • John Macauley, Ph.D.

Organizers at The Scripps Research Institute

  • Karen Clingerman, D.V.M., M.S.
    • Kristin Demarest, Ph.D.
    • Elizabeth W. Ford, DVM, MPVM, DACLAM

Speakers

Mar 12, 2013 - Mar 15, 2013 The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

The 2013 Speakers will be listed as confirmed. The 2012 Speakers included:

  • Jennifer Corrigan, M.S., The Jackson Laboratory
  • Andree Lapierre, B.S., The Jackson Laboratory
  • Schedule

    Mar 12, 2013 - Mar 15, 2013 The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

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

    Registration

    Mar 12, 2013 - Mar 15, 2013 The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

    This event is currently full. To be placed on the waiting list please complete the online registration form (opens a new page to our secured third party registration site).

    Space is limited to 8, so early registration is suggested.

    Registration Fee: $2000.00

    Registration fee includes workshop materials only. Attendees are responsible for their own meals and lodging for the duration of the event.

    Hotel/Travel

    Mar 12, 2013 - Mar 15, 2013 The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

    Participants are responsible for securing their own lodging, meals, and transportation.  The Hilton Torrey Pines is within walking distance of the workshop.

    Hilton – Torrey Pines
    10950 North Torrey Pines Road
    La Jolla Ca 92037
    (858)558-1500

    Note: Food and beverage will not be provided.  Feel free bring a lunch or plan to purchase your meals.  The specific meeting location on The Scripps Research Institute campus will be provided to registered attendees.

     

    Airport & Transportation Information:

    San Diego International Airport

    Car Rental Information

    Taxi Information

    Sponsors

    Mar 12, 2013 - Mar 15, 2013 The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

    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:

    Titanium level

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

    Bronze level

    Event Contact:

    BJ Cunningham  p: 207-288-6087