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Archived 2018 Webinars

Webinar Date Speaker(s)  
Nested Isolation: A Low-Cost Housing Strategy to Boost Microbiome Research Capabilities July 12, 2018 Alexander Rodriguez-Palacios, DVM, MSc, DVSc, PhD, Assistant Professor, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
Comparing Diet-Induced Obesity Performance of C57BL/6 Substrains June 5, 2018 Michael Hayward, PhD, Team Leader, Invivotek
Using Diet-Induced Obese Mice to Study Metabolic Disease May 1, 2018 Michael R. Briggs, PhD, CSO, Woodland Biosciences
Nikole Siegmund, BS, LAT, Director of Laboratory Operations, Woodland Biosciences
Next Generation Humanized Mice in Immuno-Oncology - Part II April 26, 2018 Dr. Paul Volden, Field Application Scientist, Taconic Biosciences
Mapping Insertion Sites and Sequencing Transgenes with TLA April 5, 2018 Max van Min, Co-Founder and CEO, Cergentis
Dr. Gretchen Kusek, Associate Director of Scientific Services, Taconic Biosciences
Humanized Mice in Preclinical Immuno-Oncology - Part I March 27, 2018 Dr. Paul Volden, Field Application Scientist, Taconic Biosciences
Estrogen-Related Effects in Breast Cancer Xenograft Models January 30, 2018 Tiina Kähkönen, MSc, Study Director, Pharmatest Services Ltd.

Archived 2017 Webinars

Webinar Date Speaker(s)  
Gut Check: The Microbiome in Preclinical Immuno-oncology Research December 5, 2017 Benjamin Cuiffo, PhD, Lead Oncology Scientist, Biomodels
Survival Guide to Maintaining Genetic Integrity in Breeding Colonies November 28, 2017 Ana V. Perez, PhD, Global Director of Genetic Sciences and Compliance, Taconic Biosciences
Advanced Toolkit For Syngeneic Tumor Modeling in Mice October 24, 2017 Philip Dubé, PhD, Applications Scientist, Taconic Biosciences
How to Harness the Microbiome - Considerations and Implications of the Microbiome in Preclinical Research with Reproducible Results September 28, 2017 Aaron Ericsson, DVM, Research Assistant Professor at the University of Missouri (MU), Director of the MU Metagenomics Center
The Most Important Mouse in the World - Your Guide to the C57BL/6 Mouse August 8, 2017 Philip Dubé, PhD, Applications Scientist, Taconic Biosciences
Murine Lung in Microbiome Research June 8, 2017 Kenneth Klingenberg Barfod, cand.scient.bio, PhD, National Research Centre for the Working Environment
Historical Control Database of Neoplastic and Non-neoplastic Lesions in 6 month Tg.rasH2 Studies May 25, 2017 Madhav Paranjpe, DVM, MS, PhD, DACVP, FIATP, Director of Pathology, BioReliance
A New Humanized Mouse Model of Tumor Growth in Bone for Testing Immunotherapies April 25, 2017 Tiina Kähkönen, MSc, Study Director, Pharmatest Services Ltd.
Making Use of Cryopreserved Mouse Repositories April 20, 2017 Michael Seiler, PhD, Portfolio Director, Taconic Biosciences
The Real Impact of Rodent Diet on Microbiome and Gut Health Research March 23, 2017 Michael A. Pellizzon, PhD, Research Diets, Inc
Colitis Animal Models in IBD Research February 14, 2017 Philip Dubé, PhD,
Applications Scientist, Taconic Biosciences

Archived 2016 Webinars

Webinar Date Speakers(s)  
Copy Number Variation and Novel Psychiatric Disease Mouse Lines December 13, 2016 Dr. Michael Didriksen, Lead Scientist at H. Lundbeck A/S
Immuno-Oncology in Humanized Mice October 17, 2016 Dr. Patrick Nef, CEO and Founder, TransCure bioServices
Dr. Sebastien Tabruyn, Chief Scientific Officer, TransCure bioServices
The Evolution of CRISPR/Cas9 in Mouse Model Generation September 22, 2016 Jochen Welcker, PhD, Director of Molecular Biology and Scientific Development, Taconic Biosciences
Utilizing Gnotobiotic Mice to Understand the Role of the Microbiome in Murine Disease Models September 15, 2016 Caitlin SL Parello, PhD, Associate Scientist, Biomodels, LLC
Jennifer Phelan, Product Manager, Taconic Biosciences
HIV in Humanized Mice September 13, 2016 Dr. Patrick Nef, CEO and Founder, TransCure bioServices
Dr. Sebastien Tabruyn, Chief Scientific Officer, TransCure bioServices
Intro to the Microbiome August 25, 2016 Jennifer Phelan, Product Manager, Taconic Biosciences
Exercise as a Lens to View the Microbiome and Intestinal Health August 4, 2016 Dr. Sara Campbell, FACSM, Assistant Professor, Rutgers University
Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Humanized Mice July 26, 2016 Dr. Patrick Nef, CEO and Founder, TransCure bioServices
Dr. Sebastien Tabruyn, Chief Scientific Officer, TransCure bioServices
DIO 101: Diet-induced Obesity in Mice June 23, 2016 Jennifer Phelan, Product Manager, Taconic Biosciences
Patient-Derived Xenografts (PDX) of Hematological Malignancies: Model Systems for Drug Development and Tumor Biology Research April 14, 2016 Dr. Julia Schueler, Department head, in vivo tumor biology, Oncotest GmbH
Patient-Derived Tumor Xenografts (PDX) - An Emerging Way to Personalized Medicine in Translational Cancer Research March 10 and 15, 2016 Dr. Els Hermans, Manager, TRACE Platform, KU Leuven
The Ultimate Xenograft Host Comparison Guide February 25 and March 1, 2016 Dr. Megan MacBride, Associate Director, Product Management, Taconic Biosciences
Discover huNOG-EXL - Extending the limits of engrafted human immune system models January 21 and 26, 2016 Dr. Michael Seiler, Associate Director, Genetically Engineered Models Design and Precision Research Models, Taconic Biosciences

Archived 2015 Webinars

Webinar Date Speakers(s)  
Human APOE KI mice - A Model for Late-Onset Alzheimer's Disease and Heart Disease October 30, 2015 Dr. Patrick M. Sullivan, Associate Professor of Geriatrics at Duke University School of Medicine, Taconic Biosciences
A Review of Applied Aspects of Dealing with Gut Microbiota Impact on Rodent Models October 28, 2015 Dr. Randi Lundberg, Internal Research and Development, Taconic Biosciences
The Influence of the Microbiota on Immune Response July 7, 2015 Dr. Ivaylo Ivanov, Assistant Professor of Microbiology & Immunology at University of Alabama at Birmingham
Use of the Taconic Knockout Mouse Repository in Drug Discovery June 18, 2015 Mr. David Powell
The Cre-Luc GPCR Reporter Mouse Model: A New Paradigm to Accelerate Small Molecule Leads Toward In Vivo Disease May 28, 2015 Mr. Greg Polites
Rapid Generation of Mouse and Rat Mutants by CRISPR/Cas in One-Cell Embryos March 31, 2015 Dr. Jochen Welcker

Archived 2014 Webinars

Webinar Date Speakers(s)  
In Mice for Men: Conditional Cytokine and Cytokine Receptor Mutants October 23, 2014 Dr. Ralph Gareus, Associate Director, Taconic
Dr. Werner Muller - Bill Ford Chair in Cellular Immunology, University of Manchester
Taconic Biosciences Changes to a New Set of Genotyping Codes October 20, 2014 Dr. Ana Perez, Genetic Sciences & Compliance
The 10 Most Important Things You Need To Know To Apply CRISPR/Cas Gene Editing In Vivo July 24, 2014 Dr. Ralph Gareus, Associate Director, Taconic
Dr. Sandra Glucksman, COO Editas Medicine
Dr. Jost Seibler, Head of R&D, Taconic
Translational Microbiome Research - Past, Present and Future June 4, 2014 Dr. Martin Fitzner Toft, Director R&D department, Taconic
Dr. Axel Kornerup Hansen, Professor at the Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Experimental Animal Models at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark
B6 Albino A++ Mutant Mice as Embryo Donors for Efficient Germline Transmission of B6 ES Cells May 14, 2014 Dr. Branko Zevnik, Professor at the University of Cologne
Human TNFα Transgenic Mouse Model of Spontaneous Arthritis January 21, 2014 Dr. Andreas Pahl, CSO, Heidelberg Pharma

Archived 2012 Webinars

Webinar Date Speakers(s)  
A Mouse is Not a Mouse is Not a Mouse - Genetic Background Matters! October 23, 2012 Dr. Gerald W. Bothe
Genetic Background Characterization and Stabilization in Genetically Modified Models using Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) and Speed Congenics July 18, 2012 Dr. Ana Perez, Global Director of Genetics, Taconic
Veterinary Care of Germ-free Mice and Rats May 10, 2012 Tamara L. Goode, DVM, MS, DACLAM
Microbial Monitoring of Germ-free Isolators March 15, 2012 Dr. Paula Roesch, Associate Director of Health Monitoring, Taconic
Importance of Standard Operating Procedures March 7, 2012 Sue-Ellen Bethmann, Manager of Isolator Breeding Solutions, Taconic
Germ-free Study Design and Timeline Planning February 16, 2012 Frank Razzaboni, President, Park Bioservices, LLC
Cryopreservation: An Investment In Genetic Stability and GEMM Preservation and Cost Savings February 7, 2012 Dr. Philip Damiani

Archived 2011 Webinars

Webinar Date Speakers(s)  
The Pirc Rat Model of Human Colon Cancer: From the Epigenetics of Tumor Initiation to the Study of Human Gender Disparities December 6, 2011 Dr. James M Amos-Landgraf, Assistant Scientist, University of Wisconsin
HLA Transgenic Mice: Development, Validation, and Applications June 11, 2011 Dr. Alessandro Sette, La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology
Using In Vivo Knockdown Technology to Model Human Barth Syndrome in the Mouse May 31, 2011 Dr. Zaza Khuchua, Associate Professor, Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation Cincinnati
Dr. Barry J. Byrne, Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Understanding the Function of miRNAs In Vivo April 27, 2011 Dr. Jost Seibler, Head of Research and Development, Taconic
Use of Isoflurane in Rodent Surgery February 28, 2011 Dr. Cristina Weiner, Veterinarian
Mutagenesis in Mice and Rats using Mobile DNA February 24, 2011 Dr. David Largaespada, Professor, University of Minnesota
Importance of Genetic Monitoring in Breeding Colonies February 1, 2011 Dr. Ana Perez, Global Director of Genetics, Taconic