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Nov 02 - 05
Would you like to learn how to generate mouse embryos and electroporate zygotes to generate new mouse models? If so, join us at our upcoming "Making and Genetically Manipulating Mouse Embryos" workshop to learn this and much more!
This hands-on workshop teaches participants how to make and manipulate mouse embryos to generate new models and efficiently manage mouse strains.
Hands-On Instruction Includes:
Didactic instruction includes how to generate new mouse models using CRISPR technology, how to generate pseudopregnant females, cryobiology, reproductive anatomy, aseptic surgical techniques, biomethods as well as IVF (strain selection, superovulation, project planning and trouble shooting).
Participants will obtain the information they need to implement these hands-on techniques when they return to their institution.
*Completion of this workshop may be used for continuing educational units for AALAS re-certification.
Lodging accommodations at JAX’s Highseas Conference Center is available for an additional fee. Highseas, located approximately 1 mile from The Jackson Laboratory, is a spacious estate built in 1912, overlooking the entrance to Frenchman Bay and adjacent to beautiful Acadia National Park. Attendees are responsible for their own transportation from the Conference Center to the course venue for the duration of the course. Highseas is handicap accessible (please indicate accessibility needs in registration). This lodging option cannot accommodate families. Rooms may be shared with other participants.
Highseas Lodging Fee: $200 (total)
Participants interested in securing off-campus lodging may refer to the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce website for a guide on hotels, motels, bed & breakfasts, and short-term rentals in the Bar Harbor area.
Bar Harbor is serviced by two airports:
Hancock County/Bar Harbor Airport (BHB) – 20 minutes away
Bangor International Airport (BGR) – 1hr 15 minutes away
Public transportation is not available from local airports. Please visit the Bar Harbor and Bangor airport services webpages for information on shuttles to and from Mount Desert Island. Rideshare options like Uber or Lyft are not commonly available.
Bar Harbor is approximately 5 hours by car from the greater Boston area. Rental cars are available from Hertz at either nearby airport. Additionally, there is a free Island Explorer bus system which can be used around the island and the national park.
Barbara Stone, Ph.D., ParaTechs Corporation
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