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
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


Exam:  60 min multiple choice

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