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Course Schedule

Topics and Objectives

Thursday, September 29

1. Experimental Approaches to Analyzing Gene Function
2. Generation of Animal Models for Human Disease
1. Analysis of Animal Models - Expect the Unexpected
2. Use of Conditional Mutants to Explore Tissue-Specific Functions of a 
    Developmentally Essential Gene
1. Using Targeted Mutations in a Signaling Pathway for the Mapping of  
2. Using Knockins for Refining Genetic and Functional Analysis
3. Gene Targeting and Multisystem Biology

Selected Publications:  I a - b - c     II a - b - c    III a - b - c

Extra Material for Download

The Historic Phelan Lectures on Molecular Techniques

Handout                           HiRes PDF

Download Course 2005 Group Photo
Download Course 2004 Video here

(right click on image, save target to disk)

right click on movie icon
and save
Link Target to Disk

(this is a 94 MB .mp4 file; PC users need to download Quicktime from the Apple web site or have DiVX Codecs installed)
The Chocolate Study