Workshop on Stereotaxic Surgery in the Laboratory Mouse
The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME
Please contact the event organizer for more information
12 - 14
This is a 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 (ear bar placement)
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 $1,700.00 and includes all workshop materials, meals and shared lodging at Highseas Conference Center.
Lodging accommodations will be at Highseas Conference Center, a spacious mansion built in 1912, overlooking the entrance to Frenchman Bay and adjacent to beautiful Acadia National Park. The registration fee includes lodging (minimum double occupancy). Wireless internet access is provided throughout the building. Laundry facilities are available on site. Transportation will be provided from the conference center to the course venue for the duration of the course. Highseas cannot accommodate families. Please refer to the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commercefor off-campus lodging alternatives.
Funding for this workshop has been generously provided by:
Titanium Level Sponsor
Silver Level Sponsor