Workshop on Surgical Techniques in the Laboratory Mouse

This five-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 is taught and students are encouraged to submit requests for specific procedures. In addition to surgical procedures, topics covered include aseptic surgical technique, injection techniques and submandibular blood collection.
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Rev. 3/24/11
Workshop on Surgical Techniques  
in the Laboratory Mouse
December 2‐7, 2012
For more information, please contact Erin McDevitt, erin.mcdevitt@jax.org  
Workshop Schedule
Sunday, December 2
5:00‐6:30   Registration with Reception and Dinner Buffet ‐ Highseas  
Monday, December 3
7:00‐8:00   Breakfast at Highseas and late registration  
8:00 ‐ Shuttle van to GRB Training Lab
8:30‐11:30   Aseptic surgical technique and Biomethods: mouse restraint, injection techniques,
and submandibular bleeding.  
Bonnie Lyons., The Jackson Laboratory
11:30–12:30   Lunch  
12:30‐2:00   Necropsy – Demonstration and Practice  
2:00‐2:15   Break  
2:15‐4:00   Castration and Vasectomy ‐ Demonstration and Practice  
4:00‐4:30   Clean‐up  
4:30 ‐ Shuttle van from GBR Training Lab to Highseas
6:00‐7:00   Dinner  Rev. 3/24/11
Tuesday, December 4
7:00‐8:00   Breakfast at Highseas
  
8:00 ‐ Shuttle van to GRB Training Lab  
8:30‐10:00   Nephrectomy and Adrenalectomy ‐ Demonstration and Practice  
10:00‐10:15 Break  
10:15‐11:30 Splenectomy and Thymectomy ‐ Demonstration and Practice
11:30‐12:30 Lunch  
12:30‐2:00   Jugular Vein Catheterization ‐ Demonstration and Practice  
2:00‐2:15   Break – GRB common area  
2:15‐4:00   Jugular Vein Catheterization ‐ Practice  
4:00‐4:30   Clean‐up  
4:30 ‐ Shuttle van from GBR Training Lab to Highseas
6:00‐8:00   Lobster Dinner  
Wednesday, December 5
7:00‐8:00   Breakfast at Highseas  
8:00 ‐ Shuttle van to GRB Training Lab
8:30‐10:00   Carotid Artery Catheterization ‐ Demonstration and Practice  
10:00‐10:15 Break – GRB common area  
10:15‐11:30   Carotid Artery Catheterization ‐  Practice    
11:30‐12:30   Lunch – At Roscoe’s
12:30‐2:00   FREE Time ‐Individual practice time, special requests or Island Tour
6:00‐7:00   Dinner  Rev. 3/24/11
Thursday, December 6
7:00‐8:00   Breakfast at Highseas  
8:00 ‐ Shuttle van to GRB Training Lab  
8:30‐10:00   Ovariectomy and Ovarian Transplantation –  Demonstration and Practice  
10:00‐11:30 Laparoscopy Lecture by Szczepan Baran, Veterinary Biosciences Institute
11:30‐12:30 Lunch  
12:30‐4:00 Specialized Training and Practice  
12:30‐2:00 1
st
group (4 people) Laparoscopy Demonstration and Practice
2:15‐3:45 2
nd
group (4 people) Laparoscopy Demonstration and Practice
4:00‐4:30 Clean‐up  
4:30 ‐ Shuttle van from GBR Training Lab to Highseas
6:00‐7:00   Dinner  
Friday, December 7
7:00‐8:00   Breakfast at Highseas  
8:00 ‐ Shuttle vans to GRB Training Lab
8:30‐11:00   Specialized Training and Practice
8:30‐10:00 3
rd
group (4 people) Laparoscopy Demonstration and Practice
10:00‐11:30 4
th
group (4 people) Laparoscopy Demonstration and
Practice
11:00‐11:30   Clean‐up  
11:30 12:30   Lunch – At Roscoe’s
12:30 ‐ Shuttle van from GBR Training Lab to Highseas  
    
End of Workshop and Departures

2 Dec - 7 Dec 2012

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