The 6ft 8in lock will travel to Murrayfield for a one-day squad get together on Monday, December 17 - the day after Tigers face Toulouse in the away fixture of their Heineken Cup double header.
Scotland squad for December 17 training session:
Mike Blair (Edinburgh)*, Chris Cusiter (Perpignan)*, Simon Danielli (Ulster), Nick De Luca (Edinburgh), Rob Dewey (Ulster), Marcus Di Rollo (Toulouse), Thom Evans (Glasgow Warriors), Phil Godman (Edinburgh) Andrew Henderson (Glasgow Warriors), Rory Lamont (Sale Sharks), Sean Lamont (Northampton Saints), Rory Lawson (Gloucester)*, Calum MacRae (Edinburgh)*, Graeme Morrison, Dan Parks (both Glasgow Warriors), Chris Paterson (Gloucester), Gordon Ross (Saracens), Hugo Southwell (Edinburgh), Nikki Walker (Ospreys), Simon Webster (Edinburgh)
John Barclay *, Johnnie Beattie*, Kelly Brown* (all Glasgow Warriors), David Callam (Edinburgh)*, Alasdair Dickinson (Gloucester)*, Ross Ford (Edinburgh)*, Dougie Hall (Glasgow), Jim Hamilton (Leicester Tigers), Nathan Hines (Perpignan), Allister Hogg, Allan Jacobsen (both Edinburgh), Alastair Kellock (Glasgow Warriors), Gavin Kerr (Edinburgh), Scott Lawson (Sale Sharks)*, Moray Low (Glasgow Warriors), Scott MacLeod (Llanelli Scarlets), Scott Murray (Montauban), Euan Murray (Northampton Saints)*, Ross Rennie *, Craig Smith (both Edinburgh), Alasdair Strokosch (Gloucester), Simon Taylor (Stade Francais)*, Fergus Thomson (Glasgow Warriors)*, Jason White (Sale Sharks)
* = Member of Scottish Institute of Sport