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Mouse Embryo and Spermatozoa Cryopreservation

Intended to give animal technologists practical, hands-on experience of the murine embryo and spermatozoa freezing techniques routinely used at the MRC Harwell Institute, as well as a simple, robust in vitro fertilization procedure.

Monday, September 23, 2019 More Information & Booking
Mouse Necropsy, Tissue Cut-in and Processing Practical Training Course

A basic practical training course in standard mouse necropsy, cut-in and processing of mouse tissues.

Monday, September 30, 2019 More Information & Booking
Introduction to Tissue Recognition and Mouse Pathology

A practical course in recognition of mouse tissues in histological sections. Can be taken as standalone course or as an optional follow-on from the mouse tissue cut-in and processing course

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 More Information & Booking
Collection & Processing of Blood & Urine Samples from Mice

Introductory training in the considerations when collecting blood and urine samples from mice for routine diagnostic purposes.

Thursday, October 3, 2019 More Information & Booking
The Basics of Histology

A practical course on the basics of histology specialising in wax processing, section cutting and staining.

Thursday, October 3, 2019 More Information & Booking
Introduction to Basic Mouse Pathology

A practical course in recognition of basic mouse pathology in histological sections. A follow on course to an introduction to tissue recognition and mouse pathology.

Friday, October 4, 2019 More Information & Booking
1 & 2-cell cytoplasmic injection technique - A practical training course in transgenic technology

This course is aimed at newcomers to the transgenic field or those looking to brush up their skills. Participants will have practical hands on experience in a technique that will enable them to generate their own mutant mouse models using Crispr-CAS9 reagents.

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 More Information & Booking
Introduction to Inheritance

Introduction to biological macromolecules and investigating DNA, the molecule of inheritance

Thursday, October 10, 2019 More Information & Booking
Entry Level Mouse Genetics for Animal Technicians and Early Career Researchers

A course covering all the important fundamentals of mouse genetics for those working with genetically altered strains

Monday, October 14, 2019 More Information & Booking
Advanced Mouse Genetics for Colony Managers and Researchers

Mouse genetics for those planning and designing experiments with genetically altered lines including experiments involving conditional transgenesis.

Thursday, October 24, 2019 More Information & Booking
1 & 2-cell cytoplasmic injection technique - A practical training course in transgenic technology

This course is aimed at newcomers to the transgenic field or those looking to brush up their skills. Participants will have practical hands on experience in a technique that will enable them to generate their own mutant mouse models using Crispr-CAS9 reagents.

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 More Information & Booking
Conditional Transgenics

A workshop to understand and plan experiments involving conditional mutagenesis

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 More Information & Booking
Embryo electroporation - A practical training course in transgenic technology

This course is aimed at those interested in creating their own mouse mutants using electroporation. Participants will have practical hands on experience in the tools they need to CRISPR edit mouse embryos using this technique.

Monday, November 11, 2019 More Information & Booking
Genome Editing using CRISPRCas9 in the Mouse

A course providing an overview of the use of CRISPR/Cas9 in genome editing

Monday, November 11, 2019 More Information & Booking
A Practical Training Course in Genome Editing Technology - Molecular Biology and Embryo Electroporation

This course is aimed at those interested in creating mouse mutants using Crispr-CAS9 and electroporation

Monday, November 11, 2019 More Information & Booking