Registration is now open for "Function B course", starting August 30

Published 2018-06-14 11:44. Updated 2018-06-14 11:44

Registration is now open for the course “Design of scientific procedures and projects involving animals (Function B)” organized by the Education and Training Unit at Comparative Medicine, Karolinska Institutet. This course consist of 8 days split in 7 weeks, starting on August 30 until October 12, 2018. 

This course is mandatory for those who are responsible for project license applications, and are planning and designing animal experiments. The course is FELASA-accredited and follows the specific learning outcomes for Function B modules in accordance with the EC Education and Training Framework, recently endorsed by the new Swedish L150 (SJVFS 2017:40). 

The course will cover four major areas:

  • Regulations affecting animal research. 
  • Ethics, animal welfare and the 3Rs.
  • Experimental design of animal studies.
  • Good scientific practice in animal research.

Confirmed international speakers include Adrian Smith, Aurora Brønstad, Coenraad Hendriksen, Matt Leach, Merel Ritskes-Hoitinga, Michael Festing, and Wendy Jarret.

The course fee for KI participants is SEK 7 820 (including INDI), and for external participants is SEK 9 900 (excluding VAT). 
Persons applying for this course must have previous education and training to carry out procedures on animals (i.e. Function A or equivalent). 
Number of seats are limited, and early registration is encouraged.

Registration link:    
Please do not hesitate to disseminate this info among potentially interested people. 

Rafael Frías | DVM, MSc, PhD, Assoc. Prof. (LAS)
Director, Education and Training Unit
T: +46 8524-86660 

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