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Organizing and Operating Activities in a Laboratory Rodent Facility

March 16, 2016 - March 18, 2016

The theme of this three-day course is the organization and management of laboratory animal facilities.
The continuous progress of technical tools in this field and the increasingly complex demand by the scientific community require appropriate and frequent updates of information. The expert faculty of this course will pay particular attention to the new technological developments and scientific needs of research and will accompany the participants through theoretical and practical activities that will improve their ability to face and solve everyday problems.
Layouts, functional areas, equipment, and workflows; Bio-containment and bio-exclusion: definitions and technical solutions; Main procedures in “clean” and “dirty” areas; Washing and decontamination; Health monitoring programmes; Colony management; Staff training and management: duty assignment and working scheduling, per diem calculation and attribution.
Facility and unit managers and supervisors, manager assistants, persons responsible for overseeing the welfare and care of animals, designated and assistant veterinarians, senior animal technologists, quality assurance managers.


March 16, 2016
March 18, 2016


Fondazione Guido Bernardini
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Milan, Italy + Google Map