Workshop on Surgical Techniques in the Laboratory Mouse

Scope/Topic

Apr 28, 2013 - May 4, 2013

The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

This five-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 is taught and students are encouraged to submit requests for specific procedures. In addition to surgical procedures, topics covered include aseptic surgical technique, injection techniques and submandibular blood collection.

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

Organizers

Apr 28, 2013 - May 4, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

Jennifer Corrigan, M.S., The Jackson Laboratory
Andree Lapierre, B.S., The Jackson Laboratory
Bonnie Lyons, D.V.M., The Jackson Laboratory

Speakers

Apr 28, 2013 - May 4, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

The workshop is staffed with surgeons from The Jackson Laboratory, complemented by visiting specialists. 

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


Kristin Cough, B.S., The Jackson Laboratory
Kevin Kane, ALAT, The Jackson Laboratory
Yayoi Kimura, B.S., LAT, The Jackson Laboratory
Andree Lapierre, B.S., L.A.T.G., CMAR, The Jackson Laboratory
Bonnie Lyons, D.V.M., The Jackson Laboratory
Page Myers, B.S., L.A.T.G., NIH/NIEHS
Charlene Steen, ALAT, The Jackson Laboratory

Schedule

Apr 28, 2013 - May 4, 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

Apr 28, 2013 - May 4, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

Registration Fee: $1850.00

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

Apr 28, 2013 - May 4, 2013 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

Lodging accommodations will be at Highseas Conference Center, a spacious mansion built in 1912, overlooking the entrance to Frenchman Bay and adjacent to beautiful Acadia National Park. The registration fee includes lodging (minimum double occupancy) from April 29th through latest checkout on the morning of May 4th. Transportation will be provided from the conference center to the course venue for the duration of the course. Highseas cannot accommodate families, please contact the meeting planner for information about off-campus lodging alternatives.

Travel


Air

Bar Harbor is served by two airports:

New visa rules by the U.S. State Department now in effect beginning in August 2008, visitors traveling to the U.S. from visa waiver countries (i.e. Europe, Japan, Australia, etc.) will have to register online 3 days in advance of travel.

Car

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

Area information:

 

Sponsors

Apr 28, 2013 - May 4, 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:

    Titanium level

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

    Gold level

    AD Instruments     

    Bronze level

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