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Introduction to the Raspberry Pi for data collection and visualisation HC510

This CPD is suitable for those who want to learn how to use the Raspberry Pi and the Python programming language to accomplish experiments using sensors. The two day CPD will focus on: putting together a Raspberry Pi computer gaining confidence with the operating system first steps with Python interfacing components...

Introducing lab equipment sustainabilityHC511

This CPD will enable participants to introduce more sustainable practices into many aspects of their roles. Delivery is interactive, presentation based and uses real case study data throughout. This course is suitable for those looking to reduce their laboratory running costs. Those people with roles that include:...

Introduction to inheritanceHC512

This course introduces the biological macromolecules; lipids, carbohydrates, proteins and nucleic acids, looking at basic structure and main functions within the body. The course then investigates nucleic acids and proteins in more detail, looking at different types and their roles. There are several workshops...

Introduction to mouse geneticsHC513

This course is aimed at technical staff, students and researchers new to the field of mouse genetics. It provides a basic training in genetic inheritance including Mendelian gene inheritance, breeding plans, dominant and recessive alleles and an introduction to mouse genetic backgrounds. Teaching is delivered via...

Conditional transgenicsHC515

This course will explain the basic concept of conditional transgenesis. We will review sources of information on available reagents. We will discuss the advantages and challenges of using such systems. We will examine how to plan for restricting the expression of a transgene to the time and tissue required for your...

Intermediate mouse geneticsHC514

This course will cover aspects of more advanced genetics including multiple allele crosses and integrity of genetic backgrounds. It will provide overviews on establishing lines from transgenesis including genome editing and conventional targeting technologies. This is intended to inform breeding strategies and...

Bioinformatics of mouse resourcesHC516

The course will be broken down into a mixture of lectures and practical exercises. the International Mouse Phenotyping Consortium portal identifying relevant mouse models of human disease introduction to genomic resources including genome browsers, expression data and epigenetic data phenotypes, data and ontologies...

Laboratory skills for animal techniciansHC517

This course is aimed at technical staff in mouse breeding facilities and provides a basic training in routine laboratory skills, including liquid handling / pipetting and weighing and dosing of mice. The course includes demonstrations and practical sessions presented by experienced technicians and a veterinary...

Mouse necropsy practical training courseHC518

This course is aimed at technical staff and students and provides a basic training in standard mouse necropsy procedures. It includes video footage, demonstrations and practical sessions presented by experienced technicians. The course covers the approach for the dissection and collection of 40 tissues (including...

Freezing mouse spermatozoaHC519

This course is aimed at technical staff and students and provides a basic training in standard mouse sperm cryopreservation procedures. It includes video footage, demonstrations and practical sessions presented by experienced technicians. The course covers the preparation of a cryoprotectant solution, harvesting...

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