M-15 – English

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

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).

Course Fees

Universities in Switzerland: CHF: 250.-
Industry, external person and institutions from abroad: CHF 380.-

More details in http://www.ltk.uzh.ch/en/teaching-and-training/Overview.html

Please note that we will charge you the full fees in case of a late cancellation of the course (within 3 weeks before start of the course) or in case of absence. It is the responsibility of the participant to inform the organizer of the course about the cancellation before the deadline of 3 weeks before the course to avoid the billing of the course. To charge for cancellations is common practice by other providers, too. The new proceedings for education courses became necessary due to an increasing extent of short term cancellations in training modules.


Insurance is responsibility of each participant.