Course “Latest Advances in Genome Editing and ART Technologies in Laboratory Mice”

15 – 19 May 2023, Montevideo, Uruguay

The ICGEB aims at strengthening the research capability of its Members through a comprehensive training programme and approach to promoting biotechnology internationally. The active participation of ICGEB Member States nationals in the ICGEB Meetings and Courses is therefore highly encouraged.

Organiser:

Martina Crispo (Institut Pasteur de Montevideo, Uruguay)

Co-organisers:

Marcello Raspa (National Research Council – IBBC, Rome, Italy), Andrés Muro and Serena Zacchigna (ICGEB Trieste, Italy)

In collaboration with:

Deadline for receipt of applications:
10 January 2023
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS WILL OPEN ON 1 NOVEMBER 2022

This course will be focused in the latest advances in genome editing and cryopreservation in mice, using the novel CRISPR/Cas tool and its variants and modifications. Participants will have the opportunity to spend five days on lectures and hands-on training with national and international expert speakers. We expect to create a scientist’s network to exchange experience, questions, information and training all around Latin America and the rest of the world.

Topics

Genome editing, Cryopreservation, Model design and genetic analysis.

Participants

Technicians and posgraduate students are highly encouraged to participate. Twenty students from the region and the world will be selected for the practical sessions. Theoretical sessions will be streamed by zoom for all registered participants.

Funding

A limited number of grants covering travel cost and accommodation will be provided for selected technicians and students who are nationals of ICGEB Member States.

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