ASBMR will be hosting a pre-meeting workshop in conjunction with the University of Missouri – Kansas City School of Dentistry on July 16th. This hands-on workshop, chaired by Mark L. Johnson, Ph.D., Charlotte L. Phillips, Ph.D. and Marco Brotto, MSN, Ph.D., will provide participants with an opportunity to learn and practice various techniques related to the analysis of bone and muscle. Participants will select from modules involving bone imaging, biomechanical testing and structural properties analysis, bone and muscle histology, muscle functional testing, bone-muscle immobilization, isolation of primary bone and muscle cells, live imaging of bone and muscle cells and, in vitro and in vivo loading of bone and muscle. The workshop will be limited to the first 50 registrants. Registration will open in conjunction with the Topical Meeting registration site.