Webinar - The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine, US
The phenotypes of genetically modified mouse strains depend upon both the genetic mutation(s) and the genetic background of the strain. It is important to realize that the genetic background of a strain is subject to genetic drift which may result in phenotypic drift over time. In this webinar, we will discuss the following topics:
The basis for genetic drift
Case studies demonstrating genetic drift and its effects on experimental results
The Jackson Laboratory’s unique Genetic Stability Program to prevent cumulative genetic drift
Best practices to help ensure the long-term genetic and phenotypic stability of your mutant mouse colonies
Presenter: Sunny Xiang Ph.D., Technical Information Scientist
Moderator: Jim Yeadon Ph.D., Technical Information Scientist
(Courtesy of a laboratory mouse in which a gene affecting hair growth has been knocked, via slate.com)
Thursday, March 13, 2014 (7:00:00 PM EET - 8:00:00 PM EET)
The Jackson Laboratory, 610 Main Street, Bar Harbor ME 04609
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