JAX Online Minicourses
Free of charge and designed to meet the needs of graduate and post-doctoral students, research assistants, advanced undergraduate students and animal care technicians.
Breeding Strategies: Simple to Complex
NEW! Depending on your research needs, breeding can be simple or complex. This course will help you figure out the most efficient breeding strategies for your experimental and control mice. Don't be afraid of Punnett squares!
Basics of CRISPR/CAS9
Get your research started with CRISPR/Cas9 genetic engineering technology by learning about nuclease biology, somatic and germline gene editing, avoiding off-target events and more.
Why is genotyping so important when working with mice in research? When should you genotype your mouse, and which strategy should you use? Learn how to successfully run a JAX protocol to genotype your JAX mice.
Basics of Mouse Genetics
What are the unique advantages of using mice in genetics and genomics research? Learn by reviewing basic Mendelian genetics, understanding mouse strains, and nomenclature.
Beyond Genes: Epigenetics, Environment, and Health
Gain a basic understanding of genetics versus epigenetics and learning about environmental causes and consequences of epigenetic changes in human and mouse model studies.
JAX MiniCourses offer open access to online learning modules that enable learners to engage at their own pace and document progress through digital badges.
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