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The application form should be sent to courseinlas.cdl@radboudumc.nl. Admission to the course takes place on a first come first serve principle. Maximum number of participants is 40.

* Please note: In order to check whether the admission requirements are met, participants have to register for the course by filling in the application form (see main page to download forms).
Education Courses Course on laboratory animal science (LAS)

About this course

This course is designed to train participants in accordance with the requirements of Article 9 of the Experiments on Animals Act. The course includes all relevant topics related to the design of ethically, legally and scientifically appropriate animal experiments.

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About this course

This course is designed to train participants in accordance with the requirements of Article 9 of the Experiments on Animals Act. The course includes all relevant topics related to the design of ethically, legally and scientifically appropriate animal experiments. The course is FELASA accredited for ‘person designing procedures and projects (EU function B; reference 058/17).

Two parts

The course includes two parts:
  • Introduction to laboratory animal science course
  • Species-specific course on mice and rats.
This course on Laboratory Animal Science (LAS) is referred to in Article 9 of the Experiments on Animals Act and in annex 6 belonging to Article 5 of the Ministerial Order on Animal Experiments 2014 (Dierproevenregeling 2014). The course is in line with EU Directive Article 23 and the NCP endorsed paper 2014 ‘A working document on the development of a common education and training framework to fulfill the requirements under the Directive’.

Registration as Article 9 person

The certificates of this course together with a relevant academic Master's degree in Biomedical Sciences will lead to a legal recognition to design animal experiments for mice and rats in the Netherlands. Registration is done by the local Animal Welfare Body.

Please note that presence at all lectures is mandatory.

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Admission to the course takes place on a first come first serve principle. Maximum number of participants is 40.

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Marlies Leenaars PhD
LAS course coordinator

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In short

  • Reseachers (and Master's students) who want to design procedures and projects using animals.


  • Dates

    The courses are on the following dates: 
    • Week 44-45, course 1: 28 October-8 November 2019
    • Week 49-50, course 2: 2-23 December 2019
    • Week 2-5, course 3: 6-31 January 2020 (priority for Biomedical Science students)
    The dates for course 4 will be published later this year.

  • Admission requirements

    From September 2018 all participants of the course on Laboratory Animal Science will be tested on their knowledge concerning Anatomy/Zoology and Physiology before the start of the course on laboratory animal science. One exception is: Master students who have a BSc degree from Radboud University in (Medical) Biology, Medicine or Biomedical Sciences, do not have to take the admission test. All other participants need to take the test for the LAS course as of September 2018. This requirement will apply for all courses in The Netherlands. Details can be requested at courseinlas.cdl@radboudumc.nl.
     

Radboudumc Technology Center Animal research facility

This technology center offers advice and support from planning up to and including the conduct of animal research on behalf of biomedical research and education.

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Location

Entrance: Animal Research Facility
Route: 231

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Location

Visiting address

Radboud Animal Research Facility
Geert Grooteplein 29
6525 EZ Nijmegen

Directions

Enter building at: Animal Research Facility
Follow route 231 (Radboud Animal Research Facility)