Workshop on Stereotaxic Surgery in the Laboratory Mouse

This hands-on workshop is for those wishing to obtain training in the use of stereotaxic surgical techniques for brain manipulation. In addition to learning about different types of stereotaxic devices, this workshop also covers: 

  • Survival surgery standards

  • How to Read a Vernier scale and Brain Atlas

  • Animal Positioning (placing in the ear bars)

  • How to Define Bregma

  • Intracranial Drilling

  • Intracranial Injections

  • Brain Cannulation (Including ICVC and Bi-Lateral)

  • Optogenetic Cannulation

  • CSF (cerebral spinal fluid) collection

  • July 31 – August 2, 2018

    Workshop on Stereotaxic Surgery in the Laboratory Mouse

    This is a NEW one-of-a-kind workshop on mouse stereotaxic surgery. Participants attending this course will learn how to: use different types of stereotaxic devices, read a Vernier scale, read a brain atlas and define bregma. Hands-on laboratory sessions with your own stereotaxic equipment include animal positioning on the stereotaxic device, intracranial drilling, intracranial injections, optogenetics, CSF collection, brain cannulation into the lateral ventricle as well as bi-lateral brain cannulation.

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  • October 15 – 17, 2018

    Workshop on Stereotaxic Surgery in the Laboratory Mouse (in Paris, France)

    This is a NEW one-of-a-kind workshop on mouse stereotaxic surgery being held in Paris, France. Participants attending this course will learn how to: use different types of stereotaxic devices, read a Vernier scale, read a brain atlas and define bregma. Hands-on laboratory sessions with your own stereotaxic equipment include animal positioning on the stereotaxic device, intracranial drilling, intracranial injections, optogenetics, brain cannulation into the lateral ventricle as well as bi-lateral brain cannulation.

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