- Vet EN
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
– Minimum 2, max 4 printed pages on paper (electronic
version is not accepted);
– 30% description of the topic;
– 30% pros;
– 30% against;
– 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
The topics for the oral exam can be found in the document library