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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
Specialization
veterinary (English)
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

 

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