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

Scope/Topic

Feb 24, 2014 - Mar 1, 2014
These dates include time for travel. Please refer to the schedule for full details.

The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

Course is Full
We are offering two more Workshop on Surgical Techniques in the Laboratory Mouse in 2014.  
June 24-27, 2014 Paris, France  

November 2-8, 2014 Bar Harbor, Maine

The Jackson Laboratory and The Scripps Research Institute have teamed together to offer a Workshop on Surgical Techniques in the Laboratory Mouse. 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:
castration
vasectomy
nephrectomy
adrenalectomy
splenectomy
thymectomy
ovariectomy
ovarian transplantation
jugular vein catheterization
carotid artery catheterization
5/6 nephrectomy
kidney capsule implant

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

Feb 24, 2014 - Mar 1, 2014 The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

Organizers at The Jackson Laboratory

    • Andree Lapierre, B.S., LATg, CMAR, SRS 
    • Jennifer Corrigan, M.S.

Organizers at The Scripps Research Institute

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

Speakers

Feb 24, 2014 - Mar 1, 2014 The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

Confirmed Speakers Include (additional speakers will be added upon confirmation):

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

    Feb 24, 2014 - Mar 1, 2014 The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

    View the 2014 event schedule (.pdf).  Please note that the schedule is subject to change. Updates will be made as they occur.

    Registration

    Feb 24, 2014 - Mar 1, 2014 The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA

    Course is Full
    We are offering two more Workshop on Surgical Techniques in the Laboratory Mouse in 2014.  
    June 24-27, 2014 Paris, France  

    November 2-8, 2014 Bar Harbor, Maine


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

    Registration Fee: $2000

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

    The Jackson Laboratory strongly encourages the participation of women, minorities and persons with disabilities.

    Hotel/Travel

    Feb 24, 2014 - Mar 1, 2014 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

    Feb 24, 2014 - Mar 1, 2014 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: Laura Ingerson p: 207-288-6419