Workshops

Training workshops (maximum of 5 participants) are available. If you have any questions or special requests, please contact Carol; 494-2521

These hands-on workshops are designed to introduce the participant to the basic techniques in the laboratory rat and mouse. The Handling/Restraint workshop is a prerequisite for participation in all other workshops; unless participant has had previous training and/or experience in this area. A minimum of 3 days notice is requested for cancellation.

Workshop dates are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Workshops are free to personnel tied to Purdue protocols, Purdue staff/faculty.  You are encouraged to participate in workshops that are directly related to techniques in your protocolIt is most helpful if participants are familiar with their project/protocol prior to attending class!

Location for the following workshops – Meet in AHF 1155.
Please select areas of training required per your protocol and register through the "Sign Up" link. (If the following times do not fit your schedule or training needs, I would be happy to set up training for most any species on an individual basis.)

If you need to cancel your appointment you can go to the scheduling website and view the workshops you are signed up for.

Basics of Rodent Handling, Restraint, and Normal Behavior (Rat & Mouse)
8/18/2016 - Thursday 9:00 am – 11:00 am
8/26/2016 - Friday 8:30 am – 10:30 am
8/29/2016 - Monday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
9/8/2016 - Thursday 8:30 am – 10:30 am
9/14/2016 - Wednesday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
10/4/2016 - Tuesday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
10/19/2016 - Wednesday 8:30 am – 10:30 am
11/8/2016 - Tuesday 8:30 am – 10:30 am
11/30/2016 - Wednesday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
12/5/2016 - Monday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Injections in the rat and mouse; ID, IM, SC, IP
8/18/2016 - Thursday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
8/30/2016 - Tuesday 8:30 am – 10:30 am
9/6/2016 - Tuesday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
9/21/2016 - Wednesday 8:30 am – 10:30 am
10/5/2016 - Wednesday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
11/9/2016 - Wednesday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
12/6/2016 - Tuesday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Blood Collection in the Rat and Mouse
8/19/2016 - Friday 9:00 am – 11:00 am
9/13/2016 - Tuesday 8:30 am – 10:30 am
9/22/2016 - Thursday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
10/6/2016 - Thursday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
11/11/2016 - Friday 8:30 am – 10:30 am
12/7/2016 - Wednesday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Tail Vein Injection in the Lab (Rat & Mouse)
9/12/2016 - Monday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
9/27/2016 - Tuesday 8:30 am – 10:30 am
10/14/2016 - Friday 8:30 am – 10:30 am
11/28/2016 - Monday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Rodent Oral Gavage
9/14/2016 - Wednesday 8:30 am – 10:30 am
10/13/2016 - Thursday 8:30 am – 10:30 am
12/8/2016 - Thursday 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Isoflurane Gas Anesthesia
8/31/2016 - Wednesday 8:30 am – 10:30 am
9/7/2016 - Wednesday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
9/16/2016 - Friday 8:30 am – 10:30 am
10/20/2016 - Thursday 8:30 am – 10:30 am
11/10/2016 - Thursday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
12/8/2016 - Thursday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Wound closure and Suturing Basics
9/15/2016 - Thursday 8:30 am – 10:30 am
9/15/2016 - Thursday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
10/12/2016 - Wednesday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
11/17/2016 - Thursday 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Orbital Sinus Injection (As an alternative to tail vein injection)
9/19/2016 - Monday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
10/21/2016 - Friday 8:30 am – 10:30 am
12/9/2016 - Friday 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Aseptic Technique / Surgical Preparation
9/1/2016 - Thursday 8:30 am – 10:30 am
9/8/2016 - Thursday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
10/12/2016 - Wednesday 8:30 am – 10:30 am
11/15/2016 - Tuesday 8:30 am – 10:30 am
Euthanasia / Basic Necropsy / Organ Identification
9/2/2016 - Friday 8:30 am – 10:30 am
9/9/2016 - Friday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
9/26/2016 - Monday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
10/7/2016 - Friday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
11/16/2016 - Wednesday 8:30 am – 10:30 am
12/9/2016 - Friday 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Combined Techniques (Prior experience/training in majority of courses is required)
11/29/2016 - Tuesday 8:30 am – 11:00 am

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