Hands on "Workshop on Handling and Care of Laboratory Animals"

at National Brain Research Centre, Manesar, Gurugram-122051

October, 24th - 27th, 2017

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Objectives

The objectives of workshop are to provide hands-on training to improve quality of research conducted on animals, and to disseminate basic facts and principles to gain knowledge, skills and attitude that are essential for the humane use and care of animals. Animal experiments constitute an extremely important component in both basic and applied research. In order to translate the concepts of basic biology, lab animals play a significant role. Committee for the purpose of Control Supervision and Experimentation on Animal (CPCSEA) being the regulatory and implementing authority for the guidelines also requires every individual conducting animal experiments to be adequately trained.

Target Groups

Scientists, Faculty and Research scholars involved in research with animals (Phd/ BVSc/ MVSc/ M.Pharma/ M.Sc./ M.tech/ MD/ MBBS/ MS)

Topics/Areas Covered

The major themes of the workshop are: Laboratory animals and their environment, Nutrition, Diseases of laboratory animals, Laboratory animal welfare and ethics, Anaesthesia and analgesia in laboratory animals, Practical training in handling and restraining of mice, rats and rabbits, Administration of substances, Collection of body fluids, Pain, anaesthesia and peri-operative care. In this workshop participants will undergo a classroom as well as practical training.