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Education Courses Laboratory Animal Science and Bioethics

Laboratory Animal Science and Bioethics

Language
English
Nature
mandatory
Method of evaluation
semi-final examination
Year in the curriculum
4
Semester in the curriculum
2
Credits
2
Lectures
15
Practical lessons
8
Documents
Documents
Allow for
  • Vet EN

Course description

4th year (lectures: 1 hour/week)

Basic purpose: To give theoretical and practical knowledge about the choice of experimental model, the biology, genetics, feeding and husbandry of laboratory animals, their welfare
requirements, practical handling, alternatives and ethical aspects.

Remark: The layout of this course satisfies the requirements of FELESA A level certificate

For further reading:

-Van Zutphen, L.F.M., Bauman, V., Beynen, A.C.: Principles of Laboratory Animal Science. Elsevier. Amsterdam, 1993, 2000.
-NRC: Nutrient requirements of laboratory rodents. Washington, 1986.
-Svedsen, P. and Hau, J. (Eds.): Handbook of Laboratory Animal Sciencs. CRC Press. Boca Raton, Fla., 1994, 2004.
-Regan, T.: The case of animal rights. Univ. California Press. Berkeley. Los Angeles, 1983

 

Lectures theme

Week

Date

Topic

Lecturer

1.

02.05.

Chronobiology

Dr. Fekete Sándor György

2

02.12.

Applied Zoology

Dr. Bersényi András

3

02.19.

Microbiological standardisation

Dr. Fekete Sándor György

4.

02.26.

Feeding and Nutrition

Dr. Fekete Sándor György

5.

03.05.

Genetic standardisation

Dr. Korsós Gabriella

6.

03.12.

Stress

Dr. Fekete Sándor György

7.

03.19.

Alternatives of animal models

Dr. Fekete Sándor György

8.

04.07.

Welfare

Dr. Fekete Sándor György

9.

04.09.

Nutrigenomic

Dr. Fekete Sándor György

10.

04.16.

Biorythms

Dr. Fekete Sándor György

11

04.21.

Epigenomic

Dr. Fekete Sándor György

12

04.23.

Prevention and recognition of pain

Dr. Fekete Sándor György

13.

05.07.

Pathology

Dr. Fekete Sándor György

14.

05.14.

Bioacustic, zoomusicology

Dr. Fekete Sándor György

Practical lessons theme

1.

02.16.

Handling, sexing

Dr. Bersényi András

 

02.16.

Dissection

Dr. Fodor Kinga

 

02.16.

Euthanasia

Dr. Fekete Sándor György

 

02.16.

Sampling. Surgical techniques

Dr. Korsós Gabriella

2.

03.09.

Mouse Anatomy

Dr. Bersényi András

 

03.09.

Zoology

Dr. Korsós Gabriella

 

03.09.

Recognition and assurance of the animal welfare in experimental animal facilities

 

Dr. Fodor Kinga

 

03.09.

Bioethics

Dr. Fekete Sándor György

Evaluation description

BIOETHICAL ESSAY

– Minimum 2, max 4 printed pages on paper (electronic

   version is not accepted);

– 30% description of the topic;

– 30% pros;

– 30% against;

–10% conclusion;

– References, sources.

 

Evaluation: according the level of work (the oppinion does not influence).

Essays and topics are treated confidentally.

It is possible to write in German

 

 


 

Exam information

The topics for the oral exam can be found in the document library (for the password please ask the teachers)