The Jackson Laboratory
Learn the basics of three genetic engineering techniques that generate genetically modified mice used in biomedical research.
Discover the fundamental properties of cancer cells and explore the genetic basis, inheritance, risk factors and prevention of this disease.
Learn about the benefits and limitations of different genomic tumor test options for patients with cancer and how to determine the best test for each patient.
Interpret genomic tumor test results to determine when a patient should be further evaluated for hereditary (germline) risk.
This MiniCourse introduces core concepts of genetically diverse mouse models and their applicability for common translational research studies.
Get your research started with CRISPR/Cas9 genetic engineering technology by learning about nuclease biology, somatic and germline gene editing, avoiding off-target events and more.
Depending on your research needs, breeding can be simple or complex. This course will help you figure out the most efficient breeding strategies for your experimental and control mice. Don't be afraid
Learn how to size experimental mouse colonies to accurately match your research needs in a consistent manner with a minimum use of resources!
Learn about the study of complex traits genetics in mice. Find out how inbred mouse strains and advanced mouse populations enable complex traits genetics techniques, such as QTL mapping.
Learn how to successfully run a JAX protocol to genotype your JAX mice.
This MiniCourse introduces inbred, outbred, and hybrid mouse strains and explains breeding schemes, nomenclature, genetic drift, finding phenotypic information, animal health and more.
Gain a basic understanding of genetics versus epigenetics and learning about environmental causes and consequences of epigenetic changes in human and mouse model studies.
Learn the history behind the development of the mouse as a model system for human disease through landmark experiments, classical genetics and groundbreaking discoveries.
Gain a basic understanding of laboratory mouse reproductive biology by examining basic anatomy, sex determination, the fertilization process, estrous cycle and more.
Learn how to best use Cre-lox gene editing technology to genetically engineer general, tissue specific and inducible knockouts, apply the FLP-FRT system and turn on fluorescent reporter genes.
Interested in using genetically diverse mouse models as opposed to inbred strains? Learn about the Collaborative Cross (CC) & Diversity Outbred (DO) populations.
Learn how to create and use mutant and transgenic mouse strains for your research, through topics on genetic engineering, genetic background, nomenclature, selecting genetic controls and more.