Self-paced Online MiniCourse · 1 – 2 hours · Digital badge and certificate eligible
Why is genotyping so important when working with mice in research? When should you genotype your mouse, and which strategy should you use? Learn how to successfully run a JAX protocol to genotype your JAX mice.
- Importance of genotyping
- Different types of genotyping strategies
- Locating JAX protocols
- JAX protocol information: primer sequences / expected results / reaction components / cycling parameters / specificity
- Running a JAX protocol
- Types of primers, reagents, equipment and labware needed
- DNA preparation
- Best practices of PCR
This MiniCourse is designed to meet the needs of people who utilize JAX laboratory mice for genetic and genomic research projects, including: scientists, research assistants, lab technicians, graduate and postdoctoral students, mouse colony managers and staff.