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

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

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.
Workshop meets the requirements for 35 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions that recognize the AAVSB RACE approval; participants should be aware, however, that some boards have limitations on the number of hours accepted in certain categories and/or restrictions on certain methods of delivery of continuing education

Organizers
Sep 11, 2009 - Sep 17, 2009 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME
John Sundberg, D.V.M., Ph.D., Dipl. A.C.V.P., The Jackson Laboratory
Harm HogenEsch, D.V.M., Ph.D., Dipl. A.C.V.P., Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine
John Macauley, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory
Alexander Nikitin, M.D., Ph.D., Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine
Jerrold M. Ward, D.V.M., Ph.D., Dipl. A.C.V.P., Global VetPathology

Speakers
Sep 11, 2009 - Sep 17, 2009 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME
Confirmed speakers for the 2009 workshop include:
Dale Begley, The Jackson Laboratory
Cory Brayton, D.V.M., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Franziska Frieder, D.V.M., Ph.D., NCRR - National Institutes of Health
Harm HogenEsch, D.V.M., Ph.D., Purdue University
Xavier Montagutelli, D.V.M., Ph.D., Institut Pasteur
Anthony Nicholson, D.V.Sc., Ph.D.
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
Piper Treuting D.V.M., University of Washington 
Jerrold Ward, D.V.M., Ph.D., Dipl. A.C.V.P., Global VetPathology
Additional speakers will be added as they are confirmed.

Schedule
Sep 11, 2009 - Sep 17, 2009 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME
For workshop scope and format reference, please download the 2008 program (.pdf). Schedules vary each year depending on the workshop venue.

Registration
Sep 11, 2009 - Sep 17, 2009 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME
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;
Mouse anatomy and biology reading materials and resources are available online.

Hotel/Travel
Sep 11, 2009 - Sep 17, 2009 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME
Lodging accommodations will be at Highseas Conference Center, a Georgian style mansion built in 1912. Highseas is perched on the cliffs overlooking the entrance to Frenchman Bay and is surrounded by beautiful Acadia National Park. This is casual, dormitory-style housing consisting of shared bedrooms and bathrooms (minimum double occupancy, some triple and quad rooms). Wireless internet access is provided throughout the building. Laundry facilities are available on site. Transportation will be provided from the conference center to the course venue for the duration of the course. Highseas cannot accomodate families, please contact the meeting planner for information about off-campus lodging alternatives.  Participants are responsible for all travel booking, including airport transportation.
Travel
 
Air
Bar Harbor is served by two airports:

New visa rules by the U.S. State Department now in effectbeginning in August 2008, visitors traveling to the U.S. from visa waiver countries (i.e. Europe, Japan, Australia, etc.) will have to register online 3 days in advance of travel.
Bus
(seasonal, late May-early September)

Car
Bar Harbor is approximately 6 hours by car from the greater Boston area.
Area information:

 

Sponsors
Sep 11, 2009 - Sep 17, 2009 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

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Other sponsors

Event Contact:
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Arvind Singh Pundir
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Hi Monu,

Hi Monu,
where is the source of information from where you got the information there are no details where to look for,
Monu its really good to share such information but i think  it would be better to put the posts from same website in single post rather making multiple posts  from the same in a single day, as in your previous posts from jackson lab link, i think that will be great, and would not create the intention of purely moving up in top ten tally, hope you agree with that............ 
lets contribute and earn help from this valuable resource (Scientistsolution) by maintaining the standards and quality
Good Luck !!!!!!!!!!!