EMBL Introductory Course
Transgenic AnimalsEMBL Heidelberg, Germany Wednesday 18 September - Thursday 19 September 2013 Application deadline: Thursday 27 June 2013
Registration is now open. Please register here.
This course is aimed at Technicians and Scientists interested in the generation of transgenic animals. Participants should have basic experience with eukaryotic cells and microscopy.
30% of the course program covers lectures and tutorials on generating transgenic mice and corresponding microscopy and laser techniques by experts in the field. 70% focuses on hands on practical work organised in small groups. These practical will address the following topics: injection of DNA into the pronucleus of fertilized mouse oocytes, embryonic stem cell transfer into blastocysts, laser-assisted stem cell transfer into 8-cell stage embryos, and microscopy training.
This course is co-organised with Eppendorf