M-15E Molecular Basis for the Work with Transgenic Animals

Learning objectives

How gene modifications are made:

Transgenesis, gene targeting, Cas9, Targatt, Cre-LoxP system, allele types, molecular basis of genotyping, common problems with gene-modified animals


in silico reconstruction of a knockout allele, designing typing PCRs for knockout and transgenic alleles


This course will be given in english.

Criteria for the participation

All people that are involved in research projects dealing with transgenic mice.


This course is recognized as continuing education in Switzerland by the Federation of Swiss Cantonal Veterinary Officers (VSKT)
Insurance Insurance is responsibility of each participant.

Course fees

Academia in Switzerland: 200.- CHF
Industry/External participants: 300.- CHF

Please note that we will charge you in case of a late cancellation of the course (100 SFR within 3 weeks before start of the course; full fee within 7 days before the course). To charge for cancellations is common practice by other providers, too. The new proceedings for further education courses became necessary due to an increasing extent of short term cancellations of continuous training modules.

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