Mouse surgery workshop at UPMC Paris, France

March 2, 2017

Workshop on Surgical Techniques in the Laboratory Mouse

The Jackson Laboratory and the Faculté de Médecine Pierre et Marie Curie are pleased to offer a hands-on mouse surgical workshop in Paris, France November 28th – December 1st, 2017. This four-day intensive workshop is for those wishing to obtain practical training in surgical techniques for the laboratory mouse. In addition to surgical procedures, topics covered include mouse biomethods, anatomy, aseptic technique, suturing and microscope use.

Surgical techniques include:

  • Castration
  • Vasectomy
  • Ovariectomy
  • Ovarian transplantation
  • Adrenalectomy
  • Splenectomy
  • Thymectomy
  • Nephrectomy
  • Jugular vein catheterization

Additional procedures may be covered upon request and as time and institutional approval permits. Space is limited so early enrollment is advised.

Scholarships available: The Jackson Laboratory strongly encourages the participation of groups under-represented in biomedical sciences, including persons with disabilities.

$2,000 registration fee (US dollars) Registration includes all course materials and lunch.

Melissa Johnson,, 207-288-6676
Jennifer Corrigan,, 207-664-8093

Where & When:
Paris, France Nov. 28th – Dec. 1st, 2017

Additional information and registration

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