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)

  • CSF (cerebral spinal fluid) collection

  • And more!

Funding for this course has been generously provided by:

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