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.