Next MRC Harwell cryo-course will be held in March 2014 - registration open

Friday, 20 December 2013

The course is intended to give animal technologists hands-on experience of the murine embryo and spermatozoa freezing techniques routinely used at Harwell. In addition, delegates will gain experience of a simple and robust in vitro fertilization procedure.


Participants will gain first-hand experience in following techniques:

  • Cryopreservation of mouse embryos produced in vivo or in vitro.
  • Cryopreservation of mouse spermatozoa, and their recovery by in vitro fertilisation.
  • Thawing and use of cryopreserved embryos - mouse embryo transfer techniques will be demonstrated.
  • Inventory and storage of cryopreserved samples.
  • Safe packaging of cryopreserved samples for domestic or international shipment.


Course flyer March 2014


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