EUPRIM-Net: Laboratory animal science course on primates

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Monday 03 April 2017 to Friday 07 April 2017
Online/Göttingen, Germany

The course is organised by the EUPRIM-Net and includes a four week e-learning period from 6-31 March and a five day on-site course at the German Primate Center in Göttingen from 3-7 April 2016.

The content of the course is in accordance with the recent FELASA Guidelines and the Education and Training Framework of the EU Directive 2010/63/EU. It covers the functions A (Persons carrying out animal experiments) and B (Persons responsible for directing animal experiments).

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Primate Handling and Training (theory and practice*)
  • Minimally Invasive Procedures in Primate Research – Insights from Neurosciences, Infection Biology and Stem Cell Research (theory) Measuring Behavior (theory and practice*)
  • Ethics, Animal Welfare and the 3Rs Design of procedures and projects – Insights from Infection Biology and Neurosciences
  • Good laboratory practice
  • Biometry and Biostatistics in Laboratory Animal Science
  • Legal Issues and Responsibilities

*note that due to legal requirements hands-on training involving live primates cannot be conducted.

The deadline for registration is 1 March 2017.

For more information, read the course programme. To register, fill out the registration form and email to