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Laboratory Animal Science Course on Primates

April 3, 2017 @ 8:00 am - April 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

4 week e-learning period from 6th – 31st of March and 5 day on-site course at the German Primate Center in Goettingen from 3rd – 7th April 2017.

The content of the course is in accordance with the recent FELASA Guidelines and the Education and Training Framework of the EU Directive 2010/63/EU. It covers the functions A (Persons carrying out animal experiments) and B (Persons responsible for directing animal experiments).

E-Learning Activated from 6th – 31st of March 2017
Content: National legislation; ethics, animal welfare and the 3Rs; basic and appropriate biology of primates; primate care, health and management; recognition of pain, suffering and distress in primates, humane methods of killing in lab animals
Platform: Our E-Learning is integrated in the www.las-interactive.de platform. Only course participants will be able to access respective contents
Online-Exam: Your participation in the e-learning will be controlled by an online multiple-choice exam

On-site course 3rd – 7th of April 2017
Location: German Primate Center, Kellnerweg 4, 37077 Göttingen, Germany
Program: (tentative schedule)
Content: Primate Handling and Training (theory and practice*)
Minimally Invasive Procedures in Primate Research – Insights from Neurosciences, Infection Biology and Stem Cell Research (theory) Measuring Behavior (theory and practice*) Ethics, Animal Welfare and the 3Rs Design of procedures and projects – Insights from Infection Biology and Neurosciences Good laboratory practice Biometry and Biostatistics in Laboratory Animal Science Legal Issues and Responsibilities
On-site Exam
Multiple-choice exam

*note that due to legal requirements hands-on training involving live primates cannot be conducted


April 3, 2017 @ 8:00 am
April 7, 2017 @ 5:00 pm