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Phenotyping Course Schedule 07

Phenotyping for Functional Genetics, ME:680.712 

3rd quarter/2nd semester: January 10- March 8, 2007;
Wednesday & Thursday 2:30pm  - 4:00pm
Room: BRB 801; Enrollment limited to 15.

Lecture 3, January 17, 2007

Cory Brayton, DVM, Diplomate ACLAM, ACVP
Director, Phenotyping Core
Associate Professor, Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology

Background Strain Phenotypes
PDF Outline of Spontaneous Diseases in Commonly Used Background Strains and Stocks
(note before you print, this is 75 pages long)
PDF Poster handout: Background strain phenotypes

Mouse Infectious Diseases and Impact on Research
PDF of part 1 PPT - Viral diseases (7MB)
PDF of part 2 PPT - Bacterial, Fungal, Parasitic Diseases (9MB)
PDF Poster handout: Microbe related phenotypes

GO TO JHU RAR Health Surveillance Information

Internet Resources

Charles River (Crl) -- Find your mice & their Health Reports

Harlan (Hsd, Ola) -- Find your mice & their Health Reports

JAX (J) -- Find your mice & their Health Reports

NCI Frederick (N, Cr) -- Find your mice & their Health Reports

Taconic (Tac) -- Find your mice & their Health Reports

MU RADIL DORA University of Missouri Research Animal Diagnostic Laboratory
Diseases of Research Animals, Mouse Diseases Site

Additional References

Barthold, S. W. (2002). "Muromics": genomics from the perspective of the laboratory mouse." Comp Med 52(3): 206-23.

Brayton, C., M. Justice, Montgomery, C. (2001). "Evaluating mutant mice: anatomic pathology." Vet Pathol 38(1): 1-19.

Barthold, S. W. (2004). "Genetically altered mice: phenotypes, no phenotypes, and Faux phenotypes." Genetica 122(1): 75-88.

Brayton C. Spontaneous diseases in commonly used inbred mouse strains. 2006. In Fox. J.G. & al. Ed’s. In THE MOUSE IN BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH 2nd Ed. ACLAM series. Elsevier.


Percy, D. H. and S. W. Barthold (2001). Pathology of Laboratory Rodents and Rabbits. Ames, IA, Iowa State University Press.

Suckow M, Danneman P, Brayton C. 2001. THE LABORATORY MOUSE. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, . (Taylor & Francis, UK).

Sundberg JP, Boggess D, Ed’s. 2002. Systematic Approach to Evaluation of Mouse Mutations. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. (Taylor & Francis, UK)


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