Genetically altered laboratory animals: breeding and colony management
This unit will provide learners with the key principles in breeding and maintaining genetically altered mice.
Face to Face learning – 20th and 21st March at the Advance Training Centre.
You will cover
- Breeding GA mouse strains
- Maintaining GA colonies
- Principles of Genotypes
Key Skills you will develop
- Ability to identify and analyse the importance of genetic background on the phenotype of genetically altered animals
- Ability to plan breeding programmes to maintain a genetic alteration within a population according to principles of reduction and refinement
- Knowledge and understanding of the basic principles of genotypes