HEaTED London & South East network event HE001 / F03

Start date
14 Sep 16
1 Day
Medical Research Council Harwell, Harwell Campus, Oxfordshire OX11 0RD View on Google Map


Genetics & Laboratory Animal Science

Medical Research Council Harwell, 14 September 2016, 12:00 to 16:10

Venue: Medical Research Council Harwell, Oxfordshire, OX11 0RD

Audience: Technical staff, technical managers, technical team leaders and staff development professionals from HE and FE institutions across the region.

• receive an overview on genetics and genomics in the 21st century
• gain insight into the technical specialist roles associated with the running of a large-scale animal facility
• network with other HEaTED members in the Oxfordshire area

For information on the Medical Research Centre, please click here or visit: www.har.mrc.ac.uk


12:00    Registration and lunch
13:00    Welcome and introduction
- Tertius Hough, Pathology Operations Manager, Mary Lyon Centre
13:10    Running a large scale animal facility: A look behind the scenes - Mark Gardiner, Head of Operations, Mary Lyon Centre
13:40    Mouse Genetics and Genomics in the 21st Century - Sara Wells, Director, Mary Lyon Centre
14:10    Tours of the Molecular Biology, Clinical Pathology and Histology Laboratories & Scientific Workshop
15:00    Tea break (with posters and exhibits)
15:30    HEaTED update
- Katherine Forsey, HEaTED
15:50    Open discussion forum and feedback
16:10    Close

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The HEaTED online groups support the HEaTED networks. Please get involved, start a topic and contribute to a discussion before and after the network event. Registration is free and you will gain access to all HEaTED groups when you register for this event. If you are not able to attend this event but would like to contribute to the items discussed please visit the HEaTED London and South East online group and reply to the topic set up for this event.

Please note, if you are booking less than 5 working days before the event we may not be able to guarantee you a delegate pack or catering – you will be notified of this on confirmation of booking.

*This is a FREE event but you must book to reserve your place*


Our HEaTED Network Events are an invitation for technicians, staff development and other related colleagues to work together, bringing their experiences and expertise to discussions on issues like training and development, models for best technical and strategic planning and practice, proficiency standards, and changes in policies.


HEaTED London & South East network event14 September 201612:00-16:10Medical Research Council


Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

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Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

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