Workshop on Surgical Techniques in the Laboratory Mouse

The Jackson Laboratory and Université Pierre et Marie CURIE - Science et Médecine - UPMC-Paris have teamed together to offer a Workshop on Surgical Techniques in the Laboratory Mouse. This four-day intensive hands-on workshop is for those wishing to obtain practical training in surgical techniques for the laboratory mouse.

A wide range of surgical procedures are taught:
castration
vasectomy
nephrectomy
adrenalectomy
splenectomy
thymectomy
ovariectomy
ovarian transplantation
jugular vein catheterization
carotid artery catheterization
5/6 nephrectomy
kidney capsule implant

In addition to surgical procedures, topics covered include aseptic surgical techniques, necropsy and injection techniques. Participants should have some basic surgery knowledge and the ability to work under a dissecting microscope.
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Preliminary Schedule
Tuesday, June 23, 2014
Travel Day

Tuesday, June 24, 2014
8:15 Meet (Registered participants will be notified of the specific location)
8:30 – 12:00 Overview (surgical instruments, animal welfare, anesthetics and analgesics)
Aseptic surgical techniques
Necropsy
12:00 – 1:00 Break
1:00-4:00 Biomethods: mouse restraint, injection techniques
Castration and Vasectomy

Wednesday, June 25, 2014
8:15 Meet (Registered participants will be notified of the specific location)
8:30 – 12:00 Nephrectomy, 5/6 Nephrectomy, Kidney Capsule Implant and Adrenalectomy
12:00 – 1:00 Break
1:00-4:00 Jugular Vein Catheterization

Thursday, June 26, 2014
8:15 Meet (Registered participants will be notified of the specific location)
8:30 – 12:00 Carotid Artery Catheterization
12:00 – 1:00 Break
1:00-4:00 Ovariectomy and Ovarian Transplantation

Friday, June 27, 2014
8:15 Meet (Registered participants will be notified of the specific location)
8:30 – 12:00 Splenectomy and Thymectomy
12:00 – 1:00 Break
1:00-4:00 Practice

Saturday , June 28, 2014
Travel Day


23 Jun - 28 Jun 2014
Paris
France
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