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Location

Advance
MRC Harwell Institute

Organizer

Dona Reddiar
Phone
+44 (0)1235 841018
Email
training@har.mrc.ac.uk

Please email for future course interest

Date

01 Apr 2021

Price

£320 + VAT

Mouse Necropsy and Tissue Processing

*Dates for Spring 2021 are being finalised*

This two-day course covers the approach for the dissection and collection of 40 tissues (including the male and female reproductive tracts). The course includes video footage, demonstrations and practical sessions presented by experienced technicians. Additional course content includes interactive group discussions regarding gross pathology findings and a Q&A session.

Following the course, you will be able to:

  • Perform a basic standard mouse necropsy
  • Describe gross observations at necropsy
  • Gain an understanding of the rapid ’emergency’ opening
  • Perform a standard cut-in
  • Select suitable tissues for histological processing and embedding

Please wear suitable closed toe footwear and bring any prescription safety glasses if required.

Hourly Schedule

Day 1 - Necropsy

09:30 - 09:45
Introductions
Ground rules and ice-breaker activity
09:45 - 10:30
Session 1
Orientation, Housekeeping, Health & Safety, course overview, Standard Necropsy video
10:30 - 11:00
Tea and coffee break
11:00 - 12:30
Practical session 1
Standard dissection
12:30 - 13:15
Lunch
13:15 - 15:00
Practical session 2
Standard dissection continued
15:00 - 15:30
Tea and coffee break
15:30 - 16:00
Seminar
Examples of gross pathology, emergency opening, final questions and course recap
16:00 - 17:00
Tour (optional)
Mary Lyon Centre

Day 2 - Tissue cut-in and processing

09:30 - 10:45
Seminar
Learning objectives, Health & Safety, equipment, terminology, overview & tissue cut-in video
10:45 - 11:15
Tea and coffee break
11:15 - 13:00
Practical session 1
Standard tissue cut-in
13:00 - 13:45
Lunch
13:45 - 15:00
Practical session 2
Standard tissue cut-in continued
15:00 - 15:45
Seminar
Problem areas, the next step and final questions
15:45 - 16:00
Tea and coffee break
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  • Absolutely loved the course, found it really beneficial, the trainers were fantastic.

    10th Mar 2020

  • Excellent course with great trainers. Content and teaching ideally tailored to establish grounding and skills answered individual questions/needs.

    30th Sep 2019

  • Great course, informative, friendly, great tutors

    10th Mar 2020

  • Very good and interesting course

    10th Mar 2020

  • Great course!

    10th Mar 2020

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