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8th Annual Workshop on the Pathology of Mouse Models for Human Disease

  December 08, 2008  
The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME
September 11-17, 2009

This workshop provides a week of intensive training sessions in pathology and histopathology as well as didactic sessions in which particular disease areas and models will be discussed. Participants will have an opportunity to interact with a group of prominent mouse pathologists and geneticists from leading research institutions.

Topics and models to be covered include: nomenclature, basic mouse genetics, concepts of mouse model generation, approaches to working up mutant mice, role of pathologists at research institutions, systemic, hematopoietic, mammary, gynecologic, cutaneous, infectious and immune system pathology, embryology and cancer models.

Organized by: The Jackson Laboratory
Invited Speakers:

The 2009 Speaker list is currently under construction.

The visiting speaker roster in 2008 workshop included:

Marcus Bosenberg, PhD, MD, University of Vermont
Cory Brayton, D.V.M., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Suzana Couto, DVM, Dipl. ACVP, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Jeffrey Green, M.D., National Cancer Institute
Harm HogenEsch, D.V.M., Ph.D., Purdue University
Matthew Kaufman, MB, ChB, PhD, MA, DSc., ScD., University of Edinburgh
Alexander Nikitin, M.D., Ph.D., Cornell University
Jerold Rehg, D.V.M., St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
John Sundberg, D.V.M., Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory
Jerrold Ward, D.V.M., Ph.D., Dipl. A.C.V.P., Global VetPathology

Deadline for Abstracts: N/A

We are very pleased to announce no increase in registration fees this year!

Registration Fee: $1,500 Applicants are not charged a fee until they have been formally accepted into the workshop.  Registration and payment forms will be sent after acceptance.

The registration fee includes course materials, meals, and lodging at Highseas Conference Center.

Applicants must have a D.V.M. or M.D. degree, with preference given to pathologists and pathology residents. Applications by qualified women, persons with disabilities and minorities in the life sciences are highly encouraged. To apply for this event, please:

- Complete the online application form (opens a new window) 
  If you have any problems with this form, please contact Erin McDevitt at 207-288-6659

- Send a brief curriculum vitae, 2 page maximum by email attachment to Erin McDevitt;

E-mail: erin.mcdevitt@jax.org
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