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Introduction to Animal Handling - Fish

Module 1: Ethics and Legislation

Ethics in animal research and the challenges of the harm-benefits analysis 

Instructor: Prof. Dr. Herwig GRIMM

 

European directive (Directive 2010/63/EU) and national Austrian law

Instructor:  MR Dr. Alois HASLINGER

 

More Rs to consider

Instructor: Dr. phil. Akos SZAKMARY

 

 

 

How to apply for the authorization of a project

Instructor: Michael Schunn 

 

 

Exam


Module 3: Handling and Experimentation in zebrafish

Theory section:

Animal welfare, relevant biology and recognition of pain in fish

Instructors: Deborah Kurtzeman, Matthias Nowak

 

Hygienic principles and health management in a fish facility

Instructor: Eva Lewisch (VetMed)

 

Anesthesia, Analgesia, Euthanasia and good surgical practice

Instructors: Deborah Kurtzeman, Matthias Nowak

 

Exam

 

Practical section:

Animal handling and sexing

Animal breeding and embryo collection

Animal welfare and disease

Anesthesia and euthanasia

Fin Clipping

Male/Female squeezing; in vitro fertilization

 

Instructors: Eva Schlegl, Verena Mayer, Deborah Kurtzemann

 

 

Description

 


Requirements/Exams

Each theory section is closed by a multiple choice exam

 


Credits

  1 ECTS


Final Grade

  participation certificate

 

 

 

 

Schedule (subject to change)

Date 26.09.2017
Topic Module 1: Ethics and Legislation
Location Lab Building West Ground Floor Meeting Room
   
Date 28.09.2017
Topic Module 3: Handling and Experimentation in Zebrafish theoretical part
Location Central Building Mondi 1
   
Date 29.09.2017
Topic Module 3: Handling and Experimentation in Zebrafish practical part
Location Central Building Fish Facility

Homework

none

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