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The Management of Genetically Modified Rodent Colonies
October 6, 2016 - October 7, 2016
The course is designed to provide the students with the most advanced notions on the breeding, husbandry and care of genetically modified rodent colonies.
Strategies and techniques for managing GM rodent colony and the methods available to securing genetic material will be described according to the latest views.
Participants will be invited to present one or more cases from their daily practice in an interactive learning environment that stimulates lively discussion and sharing of experiences.
The generation of transgenics is not a prime subject of this course.
Colony organisation; Breeding; Animal characterisation and identification; Animal welfare; Ethical considerations; Cryo-banking; Databases and networks.
Facility managers and supervisors, animal welfare officers, veterinarians, laboratory biologists, senior technicians and GM colony managers.