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The Laboratory Animal Facility

LAS 201 - Lab Animal Science part 1

This is part 1 in the education program for researchers using animals in research. This part is common for both fish and mammals.

Grunnkurs forsøksdyrlære
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E. Sennesth

General part of Lab Animal Science course

All lectures are in English

The following topics will be covered

  • Laws, regulations and ethics of the use of animals in research
  • Health hazards in the animal facility
  • Animal welfare and handling techniques
  • Anesthesia, and Euthanasia
  • Humane endpoints
  • Planning, designing and literature search
  • Alternatives to use of animals
  • Ethical application in FOTS

Registration

Exam:  60 min multiple choice

Evaluation:  Pass/Not pass (you need 80% to pass)

Curriculum