Mouse Necropsy HC561 / G01

Start date
10 Mar 20
Medical Research Council, Harwell Campus, Oxfordshire OX11 0RD View on Google Map


This one-day course is aimed at research staff, technical staff and students and provides a basic training in standard mouse necropsy. It includes video footage, demonstrations and practical sessions presented by experienced technicians.

This course covers the approach for the dissection and collection of 40 tissues (including the male and female reproductive tracts). Additional course content include interactive group discussion regarding gross pathology findings, emergency opening procedures and a Q&A session.



The learning outcomes from this course are:

• To perform a basic standard mouse necropsy

• To describe gross observations at necropsy

• To gain an understanding of the rapid ‘emergency’ opening

Please contact Dona Reddiar for more information at



1 Mouse Necropsy10 March 202009:30-16:00


• Lunch and refreshments will be provided

• Please wear suitable closed toe footwear and bring any prescription safety glasses if required

• As part of this training course, the MRC wish to offer a tour of our Mary Lyon Centre animal facility. Tours will take place after the course finishes at 16:00 and take approximately one 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£200.00 +VAT
heated non-memberActivity fee£220.00 +VAT

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

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For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 


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