2022 Health and Colony Management of Laboratory Fish short course

Starts:  Sep 18, 2022 09:00:00 AM (ET)
Ends:  Sep 23, 2022 05:00:00 PM (ET)

Health and Colony Management of Laboratory Fish 

September 18-23, 2022 
MDI Biological Laboratory 
Bar Harbor, Maine 

This is a short course for veterinarians, technicians, trainees, principal investigators, and core managers who utilize or plan to utilize fish models in laboratory research. The course is directed by Michael Kent, Ph.D., College of Veterinary Medicine, Oregon State University. Course faculty include: Rodman G. Getchell, Ph.D., Cornell College of Veterinary Medicine; Christian Lawrence, M.S., Children’s Hospital Boston; and Chris Whipps, Ph.D., Department of Environmental Biology, SUNY. 

The course is offered at the MDI Biological Laboratory, located in Bar Harbor, Maine on Mount Desert Island, the home of Acadia National Park. It is intended to help laboratory technicians, researchers, and veterinarians monitor and maintain the health of a colony of aquatic organisms, focusing on zebrafish. This course is appropriate for veterinarians and veterinary trainees, as well as technical staff, students, postdocs, and investigators. 

The course consists of lectures, laboratory exercises with a high faculty to student ratio, and discussion. During the course, there are ample opportunities for students to discuss unusual and/or unsolved diagnostic case experiences from their home laboratories as problem-solving exercises. 

For more information, visit the MDI Biological Laboratory course page <https://mdibl.org/education/courses/> or email the Education Office at education@mdibl.org.