Winston Salem, North Carolina (PRWEB) February 26, 2013
The Veterinary Bioscience Institute (VBI) http://www.vetbiotech.com is proud to announce the availability of a 2 part webinar series on Surgical Techniques in Mice.
This is an interactive webinar that is designed for surgeons, scientists, veterinary technicians, veterinarians and technical support staff that wish to learn commonly performed surgical procedures in mice. All techniques will be demonstrated by high resolution videos. These webinars will be occurring on Wednesday February 27th and Wednesday March 6th 2013 from 1:30-3:30pm EST.
The following topics will be covered and demonstrated during the series: Choosing the appropriate instrumentation and equipment for a variety of surgical mouse procedures such as; Castration Overiectomy, Ovarian Transplantation, Stem Cell Transplantation, Hysterectomy, Vasectomy, Nephrectomy, Splenectomy, Partial Hepectomy, Adrenalectomy, Thymectomy, Jugular Vein Catheterization, Carotid Artery Catheterization, Femoral Artery Catheterization, and Femoral Vein Catheterization.
“We are continually striving to meet the educational needs of our clients,” states Elizabeth Johnson VMD, CEO of VBI. “This is a revolutionary series that demonstrates over 15 procedures, all performed by expert surgeons. We know that the laboratory animal science community has many choices to fulfill their training requirements, and we feel that VBI provides a unique and exceptional experience.”
“I don’t know of any other educational experience that provides this breadth and depth of surgical learning over the internet”, states Dr. Szczepan Baran VMD MS, President of VBI. “We are very thrilled to be leading the charge.”
For this educational series, emphasis will be placed on learning practical skills and methods from experienced surgeons. By the end of this webinar series, participants will be better able implement variety of surgical techniques in order to plan and perform research experiments with their own mouse models.
The Veterinary Bioscience Institute is located at the Piedmont Triad Research Park in Winston Salem, North Carolina, and is committed to enforcing the reduction, refinement and replacement of animals in research.