Workshops

  • Plotting and Programming in Python

    Workshop October 23, 2019

  • R for Data Science

    Workshop October 24, 2019

    This beginner R series starts with fundamental data wrangling skills, then builds up to Wickham & Grolemund's R for Data Science, a free book available at https://r4ds.had.co.nz/. There are no prerequisites for this workshop. The workshop will be held for five consecutive Thursday mornings from Oct 17 to Nov 14 at the Jackson Laboratory campuses in Bar Harbor, Maine and Farmington, Connecticut. This workshop is open to those from neighboring institutions and is free of charge. Participants must attend in person. Remote attendance will not be supported.

  • Shiny for Interactive Web Apps

    Workshop October 25, 2019

    Shiny is an R package that makes it easy to build interactive web apps. Shiny apps are easy to write and don’t require web development skills. This workshop will get you started building Shiny apps right away. Prerequisite: Software Carpentry’s R for Reproducible Scientific Analysis, or R programming competence obtained otherwise. This workshop is open to those from neighboring institutions and is free of charge. Participants must attend in person at the Jackson Laboratory in either Bar Harbor ME or Farmington CT. Remote attendance will not be supported otherwise.

  • Introduction to Microbial Community Analysis

    Workshop October 30, 2019 - October 31, 2019

    In this intensive 2 day workshop, participants will be introduced to theory, experimental design, analysis and interpretation of microbial community analysis using genomic data.

  • Plotting and Programming in Python

    Workshop October 30, 2019

  • R for Data Science

    Workshop October 31, 2019

    This beginner R series starts with fundamental data wrangling skills, then builds up to Wickham & Grolemund's R for Data Science, a free book available at https://r4ds.had.co.nz/. There are no prerequisites for this workshop. The workshop will be held for five consecutive Thursday mornings from Oct 17 to Nov 14 at the Jackson Laboratory campuses in Bar Harbor, Maine and Farmington, Connecticut. This workshop is open to those from neighboring institutions and is free of charge. Participants must attend in person. Remote attendance will not be supported.

  • R for Data Science

    Workshop November 07, 2019

    This beginner R series starts with fundamental data wrangling skills, then builds up to Wickham & Grolemund's R for Data Science, a free book available at https://r4ds.had.co.nz/. There are no prerequisites for this workshop. The workshop will be held for five consecutive Thursday mornings from Oct 17 to Nov 14 at the Jackson Laboratory campuses in Bar Harbor, Maine and Farmington, Connecticut. This workshop is open to those from neighboring institutions and is free of charge. Participants must attend in person. Remote attendance will not be supported.

  • Workshop on Stereotaxic Surgery in the Laboratory Mouse

    Workshop November 12, 2019 - November 14, 2019

    During this one-of-a-kind workshop on mouse stereotaxic surgery, participants 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, CSF collection, brain cannulation into the lateral ventricle as well as bi-lateral brain cannulation.

  • R for Data Science

    Workshop November 14, 2019

    This beginner R series starts with fundamental data wrangling skills, then builds up to Wickham & Grolemund's R for Data Science, a free book available at https://r4ds.had.co.nz/. There are no prerequisites for this workshop. The workshop will be held for five consecutive Thursday mornings from Oct 17 to Nov 14 at the Jackson Laboratory campuses in Bar Harbor, Maine and Farmington, Connecticut. This workshop is open to those from neighboring institutions and is free of charge. Participants must attend in person. Remote attendance will not be supported.

  • Workshop on Stereotaxic Surgery in the Laboratory Mouse (La Jolla, CA)

    Workshop February 04, 2020 - February 05, 2020

    During this one-of-a-kind workshop on mouse stereotaxic surgery, participants 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, CSF collection, brain cannulation into the lateral ventricle as well as bi-lateral brain cannulation.

  • Workshop on Stereotaxic Surgery in the Laboratory Mouse (La Jolla, CA)

    Workshop February 06, 2020 - February 07, 2020

    During this one-of-a-kind workshop on mouse stereotaxic surgery, participants 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, CSF collection, brain cannulation into the lateral ventricle as well as bi-lateral brain cannulation.

  • Workshop on Stereotaxic Surgery in the Laboratory Mouse

    Workshop April 15, 2020 - April 17, 2020

    During this one-of-a-kind workshop on mouse stereotaxic surgery, participants 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, CSF collection, brain cannulation into the lateral ventricle as well as bi-lateral brain cannulation.

  • Workshop on Colony Management: Principles and Practices

    Workshop April 20, 2020 - April 24, 2020

    This course provides training in the theory and practice of maintaining mouse colonies for research. Participants completing this course will obtain a thorough understanding of colony management best practice that incorporates the latest developments and trends in the use of the laboratory mouse in research.

  • Principles and Techniques for Improving Preclinical Translation in Alzheimer's Disease

    Workshop April 26, 2020 - May 01, 2020

    This workshop will leverage the expertise and facilities of the Indiana University (IU)/JAX Model Organism Development for Evaluation of Late Onset Alzheimer’s Disease (MODEL-AD) Precision Medicine consortium.

  • Making and Genetically Manipulating Mouse Embryos (previously known as the Workshop on Assisted Reproductive Technologies in the Laboratory Mouse)

    Workshop May 25, 2020 - May 28, 2020

    This hands‐on workshop teaches participants to use Assisted Reproductive Technologies (ARTs) to efficiently manage mouse strains. Participants will be taught by leading experts in the field and will obtain the information they need to implement ARTs when they return to their institution.

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

    Workshop July 01, 2020 - July 03, 2020

    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, and brain cannulation into the lateral ventricle, as well as bi-lateral brain cannulation.

  • Workshop on Surgical Techniques in the Laboratory Mouse (in Paris, France)

    Workshop July 06, 2020 - July 09, 2020

    The Jackson Laboratory and Sorbonne Universités are pleased to offer a mouse surgical workshop in Paris, France. This four-day intensive hands-on workshop is for those wishing to obtain practical training in surgical techniques for the laboratory mouse including castration, vasectomy, ovariectomy, ovarian transplantation, adrenalectomy, splenectomy, thymectomy, nephrectomy and jugular vein catheterization. In addition to surgical procedures, topics covered include mouse biomethods, anatomy, aseptic technique, suturing and microscope use.

  • Workshop on Long-Read Sequencing

    Workshop August 25, 2020 - August 28, 2020

    This 4-day workshop will explore long-read sequencing technologies including Pacific Biosciences, 10x Genomics, Bionano, and Oxford Nanopore. The intensive program will combine a 2-day forum for scientists studying technology, software, applications, and clinical testing with 2 full days of hands-on bioinformatics and laboratory based tutorials.

  • Workshop on Techniques in Modeling Human Cancer in Mice

    Workshop August 30, 2020 - September 06, 2020

    This workshop provides training in the use of genetically defined laboratory mice as tools for asking questions about gene function and the role of genetics in the biology of cancer. Lectures will be given in the morning by world-renowned scientists, followed by intensive hands-on laboratory sessions. Didactic lectures will reflect current knowledge of modeling cancer in a variety of organ sites and will emphasize common themes in cancer research and modeling.

  • Systems Biology of Aging: Data Science meets Geroscience

    Workshop September 02, 2020 - September 05, 2020

  • Modeling Hearing and Balance Disorders in Mice: The HEar@JAX Workshop

    Workshop September 13, 2020 - September 18, 2020

    This one-of-a-kind workshop provides an intensive, hands-on, training opportunity for graduate students, postdocs and investigators wishing to gain expertise in the use of the mouse as a model system for understanding normal and disordered human auditory and vestibular function.

  • 19th Annual Workshop on the Pathology of Mouse Models for Human Disease

    Workshop October 04, 2020 - October 10, 2020

    This workshop provides intensive training sessions in pathology and histopathology as well as didactic sessions on disease areas and mouse models.

  • Workshop on Surgical Techniques in the Laboratory Mouse

    Workshop October 12, 2020 - October 15, 2020

    This intensive workshop is for those wishing to obtain practical hands-on training in mouse surgical techniques. In addition to surgical procedures, topics covered include mouse biomethods, anatomy, aseptic technique, suturing and microscope use. Surgical techniques covered include castration, vasectomy, ovariectomy, ovarian transplantation, adrenalectomy, splenectomy, thymectomy, nephrectomy and jugular vein catheterization. Participants completing this course will obtain valuable skills in multiple high-demand mouse surgical techniques.

  • Introduction to Microbial Community Analysis

    Workshop October 27, 2020 - October 29, 2020

    In this intensive 2 day workshop, participants will be introduced to theory, experimental design, analysis and interpretation of microbial community analysis using genomic data.