Phenotypic analysis of transgenic animals (52098), 3cr

*Muuntogeenisten eläinten fenotyyppinen karakterisointi*

21.-22.5.2012 (daily 9-16)

Viikki Infocenter, Viikinkaari 11, Lecture room 3

21.5.2012 Monday 9-16
09:00-09:50 Kai Kaila: Transgenics and the glorious comeback of integrative biology
10:00-10:50 Vootele Voikar: National and international programs, organizations and resources related to phenotyping
11:00-11:50 Jaan-Olle Andressoo: Making transgenic mice: Which strategy will answer your specific question?
13:00-13:50 Matti Airaksinen: Studying the mouse peripheral nervous system

14:00-14:50 Heikki Tanila: Neurological assessment of GM mice
15:00-15:50 Juha Partanen: Analyses of cell-type specific gene functions in mice

22.5.2012 Tuesday 9-16
09:00-09.50 Tomi Taira: Electrophysiological characterization of transgenic animals
10:00-10:50 Pertti Panula: New methods for characterization of gene functions in zebrafish
11:00-11:50 Garry Wong: Phenotypic analysis of transgenic Caenorhabditis elegans
13:00-13:50 Maija Castrén: Mouse models for neurodevelopmental disorders
14:00-14:50 Peter Blaesse: Non-transgenic gene manipulations: the strengths of in utero electroporation
15:00-15:50 Tomi Rantamäki: Depression and antidepressant drugs – what mutant mice can tell us?

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Katri Wegelius, PhD, Coordinator
Finnish Graduate School of Neuroscience /
Doctoral Program Brain & Mind
Department of Biosciences
P.O.Box 65 (Viikinkaari 1)
00014 University of Helsinki