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Zebrafish embryos undergoing epiboly, after ethanol treatment (maximum intensity projections; methyl green nuclear staining). Blue: control. Green: 1% EtOH. Red: 2% EtOH. Purple: 3% EtOH. Experiment made by the IV LAZEN Course class. Instructor: E. Salas.

IV Latin American Zebrafish Network Course and Symposium     

December 5-10th in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

        The IV LAZEN Meeting will take place at Pontificia Universidade do Rio Grande do Sul ( in Porto Aleg

re, capital of the Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil, in December 2016.

From December 5th to 8th a practical and theoretical course for selected students will be held in an intense schedule from morning to evening. The course is open to students, technicians and principal investigators who are new to the model. Details about the application process are d

escribed below.

A International Symposium will follow the course on December 9th and 10th.  The symposium is open to the public and includes speakers from different fields and several sessions dedicated to themes such as gene edition techniques including CRISPR/Cas9, Use of Morpholinos, Toxicology and Pharmacology, Models of Human Disease, Behavioral Screenings and Technical and Strategic aspects of zebrafish use. The symposium will include poster sessions and a prize for best poster.

Registration for the symposium and abstract submission for posters and oral presentations will soon be available online. 

For now, you can follow the event Facebook page to get updates:

To contact the Organizing Committee write to Dr. Monica Vianna at mrmvianna@gmail.comAll activities will be in English.

For more information check the Events tab.


Previous meeting and course: Valparaíso, Chile:

Pictures from previous events

A selection of pictures taken at LAZEN events: First Meeting (Montevideo, 2010); First Course (Porto Alegre, 2011); Second Course and Meeting (Rosario, 2012; see all pictures here); Third Course and Meeting (Valparaíso, 2014; see al pictures here). 

Previous course class (Valparaíso, Chile, 2014)