LAS302- Laboratory Animal Science part 2 - mammals
UiB offers specialization in mammals in our animal science courses.
The course shall cover species specific part of the Norwegian Food Safety Authority (Mattilsynets) and the EU-directives (2010/63) demands to theoretical training for personal performing procedures on animals (group A) or planning or designing experiments on animals (group B).
This course will focus on traditional laboratory animals like rodents and pigs.
- Basic biology, needs and behavior for the relevant species
- Reproduction, production and gene modified animals
- Health qualities and health monitoring in laboratory animals
- Diet and nutrition
- Environmental conditions
- Anesthesia and analgesia
- Aseptic and surgical techniques
The general part is covered in LAS301.