May 20th-21st (following QUAD!)
Schedule of Events
May 20th: Arrival, Registration, Lectures, Social hour and Dinner
12 pm- 1 pm: Arrival and Registration, Mohegan Sun Conference Center
1 pm- 5 pm: Lectures, Mohegan Sun Conference Center
1:15-2:00: “You Don’t Give a Rat’s WHAT?”, Dennis Guberski, Biomedical Research Models
2:00- 2:45: “Rat Behavior & Enrichment Strategies”, Karena Thek, Bio-Serv Inc.
3:15-4:00: "Dosing & Blood Collection in Rats: A Technical Review", Angie Heiser BS, RLATg, Mass General Hospital
4:00-4:45: “The Future of Rats in Research- Zinc-Finger Transgenic Technology”, Alain Stricker-Kongrad, Ph.D, Biomedical Research Models
5:30pm-8 pm Social Hour and Dinner: Sunburst Buffet
Casino of the Sky at Mohegan Sun
May 21st: Wetlab 9am-12pm
University of Rhode Island, Kingston RI
- Handling, Restraint, Identification: Microchipping, Ear Tag, Ear Notch
- Blood Collection: Jugular, Submandibular, Saphenous, Retro-Orbital, Tail Vein
- Dosing: Intraperitoneal, Oral Gavage, Subcutaneous, Intravenous, Intramuscular
- Euthanasia: Thoracotomy, Cardiac Stick
Special Thanks to URI for lending us a location for the Wetlab!
Dr. David Serra, VMD, University of Rhode Island
Gail Galomb-Mello, University of Rhode Island
Special Thanks to Our Wetlab Presenters:
Katie Allen, BS, RLAT, Novartis Pharmaceuticals
Stacie Beuschel, BS, RLAT, University of Vermont
Barbara Campagna, Pfizer Inc.
Barbara Countey, BS, RLAT, Pfizer Inc.
Kim Gillhouse, Pfizer Inc.
Kathleen Lincoln,BS,LVT,RLATg, Boehringer-Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals
Dotty Paquin, BS, MBA, CVT, RLATg, CMAR, Pfizer Inc.
Cheryl Pater, BS, RVT,RLATg, McConnell Group
Jessica Pawlenko, BS, RLATg, VA Medical Center
Mariel Rauer, LVT, RLAT, Hospital for Special Surgery
Xiomara Santiago, LVT,RLATg, Hospital For Special Surgery
Book Your Hotel Room Directly Through Mohegan Sun!
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Mohegan Sun Reservations:
Mohegan Sun Hotel Registration
1 Mohegan Sun Boulevard, Uncasville, CT 06382
Should guests prefer to call in their reservation:
1-866-708-1340 (mention QUAD11 to qualify for hotel rate)
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