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MRC Harwell Institute


Advance team
+44 (0)7546310560

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19 Mar 2021


10:00 am - 5:00 pm


£150 + VAT

Conditional Transgenics

After the course you will know:

  • The basic principles of conditional mutagenesis
  • The advantages and challenges of these systems
  • How to plan for restricting the expression of a transgene
  • How to analyse recombinase (Cre) expression

Recommended level of previous knowledge required for this course: Advanced Mouse Genetics

Hourly Schedule

10:00 - 10:30
Registration, Orientation, Coffee, Icebreaker and H&S
10:30 - 12:30
Session 1
Conditional systems: Principles, building cre expressors and checking their activity
12:30 - 13:00
13:00 - 13:45
Session 2
Working with conditional and inducible transgenic mice
13:45 - 14:00
Tea and coffee break
14:00 - 16:00
Session 3
Breeding conditional transgenics for analysis: worked example and workshop
16:00 - 17:00
Tour (optional)
Mary Lyon Centre

The event is finished.

  • The course was fantastic and really helpful. I'm looking forward to more.

    5th Nov 2019

  • Great course!

    5th Nov 2019

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