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37th Annual Course in Medical and Experimental Mammalian Genetics

The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine (in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University) , The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine 04609-0800
July 15-July 26, 1996

Invited Speakers:
Guest lecturers:
SE Antonarakis (Geneva), N Arnheim (Los Angeles), M Boguski (Bethesda), KP Campbell (Iowa City), A Chakravarti (Cleveland), CJR Curry (Fresno), CJ Epstein (San Francisco), CA Francomano (Bethesda), JM Friedman (New York), PN Goodfellow (Cambridge, Eng.), JG Hall (Vancouver), DH Hamer (Bethesda), LE Hood (Seattle), MC King (Seattle), DH Ledbetter (Bethesda), N Maeda (Chapel Hill), JA Phillips (Nashville), O Smithies (Chapel Hill), DC Wallace (Atlanta), SLC Woo (New York).

From Johns Hopkins University:
GR Cutting, SV Desiderio, HC Dietz, III, AP Feinberg, PA Hieter, EW Jabs, VA McKusick, DA Meyers, G Semenza, M Smith, D Valle.

From the Jackson Laboratory:
W Beamer, EM Eicher, J Eppig, WN Frankel, A Gassler, L Kozak, E Leiter, K Paigen, DC Roopenian, JC Schimenti, LD Shultz, D Solter, H Sweet.

A joint undertaking of The Jackson Laboratory and Johns Hopkins University, this course consists of 52 hours of lectures on chromosome structure and function, molecular genetics, biochemical genetics, immunogenetics, population genetics, developmental genetics, genetics of complex traits, clinical genetics, etc., and 22 hours of workshops on molecular genetics, cytogenetics, biochemical screening and patient evaluation, computers in the management of genetic data, linkage analysis, transgenic methods, and mouse models, as well as a medical genetics clinic with patient presentations. Emphasis is on interactive presentations of the most current science.

The faculty includes 13 members of The Jackson Laboratory staff, 11 from the faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and 20 guest lecturers from other institutions.

Registration :
The course is limited to 120 participants. Application for admission is made by submitting
1) a letter briefly describing your work and stating why you want to attend this course;
2) your curriculum vitae;
3) a letter of recommendation from your major advisor (for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows).
Applications will be reviewed on a competitive selection basis starting in February and will continue until the course is full.

Registration Fee:
The registration fee includes the welcoming lunch and morning coffee breaks.
For-profit $695
Non-profit $495
Trainee $195

Participants make individual arrangements for lodging in the Bar Harbor area. Information about accommodations will be provided by the laboratory.

For further information contact:
Courses and Meetings at:
Phone (207) 288-6260
Fax (207) 288-8254

Deadline for Abstracts: Not applicable

Email for Requests and Registration: training@jax.org

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