Workshop on Stereotaxic Surgery in the Laboratory Mouse
The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME
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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.