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We conduct scientific webinars on a regular basis and invite scientists to share their knowledge and experience with Göttingen Minipigs in biomedical research.

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Upcoming webinars

TitleDate and timeRegistration

Optical coherence tomography (OCT) for ocular safety
assessment in Göttingen Minipigs

Guest speaker: Nora Denk | F. Hoffmann-La Roche,
29 Sept. 2020
2 pm CEST**
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Inhalation studies in minipigs

Guest speaker: Simon Moore | Covance, UK
20 Oct. 2020
10 am CEST**
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Minipigs in translational immunosafety assessment

Guest speakers: Tina Rubic-Schneider and Michael
Kammüller | Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research,
5 Nov. 2020
10 am CET*
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Development of a urinary tract infection animal model
in Göttingen Minipigs

Guest speakers: Jeffrey Fernandez and Jessica Henn |
Janssen Research & Development, USA
3 Dec. 2020
3 pm CET*
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* Central European Time
** Central European Summer Time


Previous webinars

Please contact if you are interested in watching the recording of any of the webinars.


The pig as a large preclinical model for therapeutic human
anti-cancer vaccine development
(10 September 2020)
Guest speaker: Gregers Jungersen | Statens Serum Institut

Göttingen Minipigs genetics: Breed history, breeding strategies,
and genome analyses
(26 August 2020)
Guest speaker: Christian Reimer | University of Göttingen

Characterisation of the porcine immune system with a focus
on Göttingen Minipigs
(2 July 2020)
Guest speakers: Armin Saalmüller and Clara Pernold | Institute
of Immunology at VetMedUni Vienna

The role of Göttingen Minipigs in dermal drug development 
(16 June 2020)
Guest speaker: Andy Makin | Andy Makin Preclinical
Consulting ApS

Pain models in Göttingen Minipigs - bridging the gap between
rodents and humans 
(14 May 2020)
Guest speaker: Sigal Meilin | MD Biosciences

Vascular access and implantation of catheters in Göttingen
(30 January 2020)
Guest speaker: Adrian Zeltner | Ellegaard Göttingen Minipigs A/S

What's good to know when considering Göttingen Minipigs
for juvenile toxicology studies?
(30 October 2019)
Guest speaker: Edward Marsden | Charles River Laboratories

Göttingen Minipigs in human relevant safety assessment
- learnings from Roche (safety pharmacology and
(13 June 2019)
Guest speaker: Susanne Mohr, Andrea Greiter-Wilke,
Björn Jacobsen | F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd

Background pathology in Göttingen Minipigs (10 April 2019)
Guest speaker: Sean McKeag | Covance Laboratories Ltd