The Course on Cryopreservation of Mouse Germoplasm and the associated Symposium on Animal Models and Cryopreservation will be held next week, starting Monday November 22, until Friday, November 26, at the Multidisciplinary Center for Biological Investigation on Laboratory Animal Science (CEMIB), University of Campinas, Campinas, Brazil. This course and symposium are co-sponsored by the International Society for Transgenic Technologies (ISTT).
The Organizing Committe of these initiatives include several ISTT Members: Delma Pegolo Alves (CEMIB, Director), Marcus Corat (CEMIB), Jorge Sztein (NEI-NIH, Bethesda, MD, USA) and Martina Crispo (Institut Pasteur Montevideo, Uruguay). In addition to these persons, the scientific program also include additional ISTT Members as invited speakers : Fernando Benavides (MD Anderson Cancer Center, Smithville, TX, USA) and Lluís Montoliu (CNB-CSIC, Madrid, Spain). The list of faculty members teaching this course is completed with the contributions from: Humberto Rangel (CEMIB founder), Jean Louis Guénet (Inst. Pasteur, Paris, France), Luiz Augusto Corrêa Passos (CEMIB) and Flaminio de Oliveira Rangel (CEMIB).