Vertebrate Animals in Biological Research

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Course No: BIOL.5170-001; SIS Class Nbr: 12290; SIS Term: 2710
Course Status: Canceled 6/23/17

Course Description

Vertebrate Animals in Biological Research: History, Protocols, Regulations and Techniques is a lecture, discussion, and techniques based course to cover the principles of vertebrate animal research in biology. This course covers topics ranging from the history of animal research, ethics, regulations, institutional compliance, experimental design, research techniques, disease models, and animal welfare during research. The course will involve literature review and discussions regarding all topics being covered as well as the creation of an IACUC protocol. The protocol will then be reviewed in a mock IACUC meeting. There will also be hands on portions involving research techniques using training analogues and familiarization with animal research tools.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Prerequisites: Students with a CSCE career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
  • Special Notes: Students with a CSCE or UGRD career need permission to take Graduate Level Courses.
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  • Credits: 3;
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When Offered & Tuition

  • Fall 2017: Sep 06 to Dec 14
  • Course Level: Graduate
  • Tuition: $1725
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester, nonrefundable registration fee for credit courses.

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