Introduction to basic mouse pathology HC559 / G01

Start date
4 Oct 19
1 Day
Medical Research Council Harwell, Harwell Campus, Oxfordshire OX11 0RD View on Google Map


This course is aimed at research staff, technical staff, students and medical or veterinary pathology trainees and follows on from the introduction to tissue recognition and basic mouse pathology course. It covers basic pathology terminology, common spontaneous pathology of mice, physiological changes seen in tissue eg oestrus/puberty and protocol induced changes eg gavage injury. The course includes lectures and practical sessions using virtual or glass slides presented by an experienced veterinary pathologist.


  • To understand basic pathology terms
  • To be able to recognise common spontaneous mouse pathology findings  in histological sessions
  • To be able to recognise physiological changes in mouse tissue
  • To recognise common protocol related pathology in mouse tissues


Introduction to basic mouse pathology04 October 2019 09:30-16:00


  • Participants should have attended the introduction to tissue recognition and basic mouse pathology course or have significant knowledge of normal tissue histology.
  • Participants are encouraged to bring a limited number of their own example slides for discussion.
  • Lunch and refreshments will be provided, please inform us of any dietary requirements well in advance
  • As part of this training course, the MRC wish to offer a tour of our Animal facility. Tours will take place after the course finishes at 16:00 and take approximately an hour.
  • Barrier restrictions apply to certain areas in case of contact with rodents within preceding 48 hour period.
  • Allergies to rodents or latex may limit participation in the tour of facilities and / or the practical components of this course.


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heated memberActivity fee£165.00 +VAT
heated non-memberActivity fee£180.00 +VAT

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