Phenotyping Mouse Models of Human Lung Disease

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Phenotyping Mouse Models of Human Lung Disease

Sep 20, 2009 - Sep 24, 2009 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME
This hands-on workshop will cover lung mechanics and techniques for measuring function in mice and how mouse models may be used to study human pulmonary biology and disease. After an initial day of basic mouse genetics, nomenclature, caging and breeding strategies, anesthesia and surgical techniques, the workshop quickly focuses on models of lung disease, pathology, lung mechanics and imaging. Laboratory sessions covering airway responsiveness, airway hyper-responsiveness (AHR), lung volumes and PV curves, morphometry, sampling techniques and mouse lung pathology will be held in the afternoons.

Organizers
Sep 20, 2009 - Sep 24, 2009 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME
John Macauley, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory
Anthony Nicholson, Ph.D.

Speakers
Sep 20, 2009 - Sep 24, 2009 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME
A list of confirmed speakers for the 2009 workshop will be posted as soon as possible.  Speakers for the 2008 workshop were:  
Jason Bates, Ph.D., D.Sc., The University of Vermont
Dorcas Corrow, B.S., L.A.T.G., The Jackson Laboratory (retired)
Dallas Hyde, Ph.D., University of California at Davis
Charles Irvin, Ph.D., The University of Vermont
James J. Lee, Ph.D., Mayo Clinic Arizona
Bonnie Lyons, D.V.M., The Jackson Laboratory
John Macauley, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory
Wayne Mitzner, Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Eman Namati, Ph.D., University of Iowa
Anthony Nicholson, Ph.D., The Jackson Laboratory
Douglas Taatjes, Ph.D., The University of Vermont
Jacqueline Thiesse, Ph.D., University of Iowa

Schedule
Sep 20, 2009 - Sep 24, 2009 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME
 The 2009 schedule is under construction and will be posted as soon as possible.  Please review the 2008 schedule (.pdf) for workshop content and format.   

Registration
Sep 20, 2009 - Sep 24, 2009 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME
We are pleased to announce we have no increase in registration fees this year!
Registration fees:   $1,500 or $1,200.00 for students (requires proof of enrollment in an accredited degree program, or postdoc training, or medical internship.)
The registration fee includes workshop materials, meals and lodging at Highseas Conference Center during the workshop.
To complete your application to attend, please:
- Complete the on-line application form. (opens in a new window)
- Send a brief curriculum vitae (2 page maximum) by email attachment to the event planner, Nancy Place.
- Have your mentor or supervisor send a letter of recomendaton via email to Nancy Place.  (This step is only required if you do not hold a doctoral degree.)
Applications my women, minorities in the life sciences and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged.
Applications will be reviewed and partcipants selected until the workshop is filled.  
Accepted partcipants will be provided with additional information regarding registration and lodging.

*Free out-of-print books about the laboratory mouse are available online. If you are not familiiar with mouse anatomy you might find the advance reading helpful.

Hotel/Travel
Sep 20, 2009 - Sep 24, 2009 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME
Participants and some faculty reside together at Highseas Conference Center, a Georgian style mansion built in 1912. Highseas is perched on the cliffs overlooking the entrance to Frenchman Bay and 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.
Travel
 
Air
Bar Harbor is served by two airports:

New visa rules by the U.S. State Department now in effect beginning 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 20, 2009 - Sep 24, 2009 The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor ME

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