Location & dates EMBL Heidelberg, Germany 11 - 12 Nov 2020
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Programme

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Day 1 - Wednesday 11 November 2020
TimeSpeakerLocation
09:00 - 09:20

Welcome remarks
Sandra Stobrawa - Eppendorf AG, Germany
Yvonne Yeboah - EMBL Heidelberg, Germany

Flex Lab A & B

09:20 - 09:40

Flash talks by the participants

Flex Lab A & B

09:40 - 10:20

Microinjection: Handling of the microinjection devices
Sandra Stobrawa - Eppendorf AG, Germany

Flex Lab A & B

10:20 - 11:20

Production of transgenic mice via DNA microinjection
Frank van der Hoeven - Transgenic Service, German Cancer Research Center, Germany

Flex Lab A & B

11:20 - 11:35

Coffee break

Flex Lab A & B

11:35 - 12:20

CRISPR/Cas in mouse zygotes and 2-cell embryos
Frank van der Hoeven - Transgenic Service, German Cancer Research Center, Germany

Flex Lab A & B

12:20 - 13:20

Lunch break

Flex Lab A & B

13:20 - 13:50

Introduction into the usage of the microscope and correct contrast techniques
Werner Wittke - Leica Microsystems CMS GmbH, Germany

EMBL Canteen

13:50 - 14:20

Demonstration
- Usage of the microscope and correct contrast techniques

Training Lab B
14:20 - 17:35

Demonstration and hands-on
- Microinjection into pronuclei and cytoplasm of mouse zygotes & 2-cell stage embryos

Training Lab B

17:50

Bus to Neckarmünzplatz

19:00

Dinner Downtown at Oskar Vinothek Restaurant

Day 2 - Thursday 12 November 2020
TimeSpeakerLocation
09:00 - 10:00

Production of genetically modified mice via ES cell transfer into early embryos
Frank van der Hoeven - Transgenic Service, German Cancer Research Center, Germany 

Flex Lab A & B

10:00 - 10:30

Piezo-assisted micromanipulation 
Sandra Stobrawa - Eppendorf AG, Germany

Flex Lab A & B

10:30 - 10:45

Coffee break

Flex Lab A & B

10:45 - 12:15

Demonstration and Hands-on
- ES cell transfer into blastocysts and 8-cell embryos

Training Lab B

12:15 - 13:15

Lunch break

EMBL Canteen

13:15 - 16:30

Hands-on
- ES cell transfer into blastocysts and 8-cell embryos
- Piezo-assisted ES cell transfer into blastocysts

Training Lab B
16:30 - 17:00

Discussion and Feedback

Flex Lab A & B