This training aims to provide a general framework to learn the basic knowledge and to get scientists start using phenotyping approaches for answering “What’s wrong with my mice”
- Understand the interest of phenotyping to characterize gene function in mouse models,
- Learn about the scientific and ethical considerations in phenotyping,
- Hear about the current web resources available,
- Learn good practices by experimentation (5 workshops)
The training is opened to graduate students (PhD), post-doctoral scientists, researchers, and engineers.
Courses (In the morning)
- Phenotyping or functional analysis: Cardiology, Behavior, Blood chemistry, Imaging, Metabolism, Neurobiology, Pathology.
- Evaluation of the embryonic lethality: first strategy.
- Experimental design: Basic notions in Mutagenesis, Statistics, Ethics and legislation.
- The large research consortia and Data banks
5 Workshops: What’s wrong with my mice? (In the afternoon)
- Behavior phenotyping: first approaches (Shirpa, Rotarod and Openfield)
- Applications of echography to cardiac and embryo phenotyping
- Blood sampling demonstration
- Anatomo-pathology: the necropsy as the crucial and complementary step to the in vivo studies
- Dissection of Embryos in perinatal developmental step.
Interactive Discussion Groups (at the end)
This session consists of open-ended questions in order to allow each attendee to consider their own scientific issue.
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