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The 2018 course in Bar Harbor is currently full. However, the course is also available in Paris, France, October 15-17, 2018 at the Université Pierre et Marie CURIE. Please find our pre-registration for the Paris course here.
This is a NEW one-of-a-kind workshop on stereotaxic surgery in the laboratory mouse. This three-day intensive 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
Brain Cannulation (Including ICVC and Bi-Lateral)
CSF (cerebral spinal fluid) collection
Additional procedures may be covered upon request and as time and ACUC approval permits.
This workshop may be used for continuing education units for AALAS re-certification.
The registration fee is $995.00 and includes all workshop materials as well as breakfast and lunch each day. Stoelting is sponsoring dinner one evening.
Lodging is not included in the registration fee. Participants are responsible for securing their own lodging for the duration of this event. We will provide shuttle service from the Quality Inn, the Quimby House Inn & Spa, and the Atlantic Oceanside. Please refer to the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commercefor information on other area lodging. If you do choose another hotel, walking distance to the village green would be best for the free Island Explorer (Sand Beach route) bus that comes to the lab.