University of Calgary

BIOL 603 - (Mdsc 603)Biol Laboratory Animals - Fall 2009

Biology of Laboratory Animals The course is based on the Canadian Council on Animal Care Syllabus Basic Principles of Laboratory Animal Science for Research Scientists. In addition to the study of common, research, farm and exotic animals, topics to be covered include ethical considerations, regulation and legislation, animal models, animal facilities and husbandry, hazard control, surgery, anaesthesiology, euthanasia and post-mortem examinations. Practical sessions will provide experience in handling and restraint of specific laboratory animals, injections, blood collection, anaesthesiology and surgery.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-1)


  • Enrolment in this course is restricted in the first instance to graduate students who will do research utilizing animals.


  • Consent of the Department.


This course will be offered next in Fall 2011.
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