Charles River & The Jackson Laboratory Seminar Tour 2019

Imperial College London

Join us on Wednesday 13th November 2019 from 14:00 to 15:00 at Imperial College London, Hammersmith Hospital Campus, Du Cane Road, London, W12 ONN, Wolfson Education Centre, Seminar Room 2.


Nicola Wallis Product Specialist, Research Models and Services, Charles River


14:00 – 14:15     Registration

14:15 – 15:00     Comparing Immunodeficient Mice for Cancer, Immunity, and Transplant Research

Mouse strains with varying degrees of immunodeficiency are powerful tools for modelling human disease. In this seminar, we will discuss the most widely used immunodeficient mouse models and important considerations for selecting the most appropriate model. Join us to learn about:

  • The varying degrees of immunodeficiency in common mouse models
  • Benefits and limitations of nude, scid, and Rag1-null mice
  • Recent advancements using the versatile NOD scid gamma (NSG™)
  • mouse strain
  • Innovations for studying human cancer made possible by the NSG mouse strain
  • Model considerations for generating “humanised” immune system mice


Nicola Wallis
Product Specialist
Research Models and Services
Charles River
P: 07500 895620
[email protected]


Anna Napolitano
CBS Quality Assurance and 3Rs Programme Manager
Central Faculty, Office of the Provost
Imperial College London
Hammersmith Hospital Campus
Tel: +44(0)20 7594 5334
[email protected]