Responsible Care and Use of Laboratory Animals Course. Jointly Organized by SingHeatlh, Department of Experimental Surgery, SGH and SGH-IACUC . 4 August 2005 , (Thursday) 8.00 a.m. - 5.15 p.m. Clinical Skills Laboratory, Dept of Experimental Surgery, SGH
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Jointly Organized by SingHeatlh, Department of Experimental Surgery, SGH and SGH-IACUC
4 August 2005, (Thursday)
8.00 a.m. - 5.15 p.m.
Clinical Skills Laboratory, Dept of Experimental Surgery, SGH
Course Fee (GST inclusive)- $157.50 (SingHealth Staff) $262.50 (non-SingHealth)
This course is a regulatory requirement and meets the training guidelines of the National Advisory Committee for Laboratory Animal Research (NACLAR) in Singapore. The course addresses the needs of principal investigators, researchers, clinician scientists, medical technologists and all others involved in research procedures and training courses that require the use of animal models.
This is a comprehensive course that will impart the requisite knowledge and basic skills for using animals in research and training in a safe and humane manner and will allow participants to develop a better understanding of the procedures required. Successful completion of the course by PI and collaborators will be a pre-requisite for IACUC approval of research or training protocols utilizing animals.
The course is organised jointly by the SingHealth Research Secretariat, the Department of Experimental Surgery, SGH and SGH-IACUC. In view of the overwhelming response to past courses and in order to meet impending licensing requirements, please submit your application form as soon as possible.
I would like to take this opportunity to thank all those involved in organising this course and wish all participants an enjoyable and fruitful experience.
Dr Pierce Chow
Director, Department of Experimental Surgery
Registration Form (please fax completed form to 63213606)
Name: (Dr/Mr/Ms)_________________________________________ Institution: _____________________
Designation: ____________________________________ Dept ___________________________________
Contact no: _________________ (O) ________________________ (E-mail) MCR No. ________________
For enquiries, please contact:
Mr Robert NgTel: 63214937e-mail: email@example.com
Please make cheque payable to “SGH Pte Ltd” and send to: Dept of Experimental Surgery, Block 9, Level 3, SGHOutram Road, Singapore 169608. Attn: Mr Robert Ng
0800 - 0820 am: Registration
0820 - 0830 am Opening AddressProf Malcolm Paterson Chairman, Division of Research
0830 - 0850 am Institutional Animal Care and Use
Committee (IACUC)Dr Pierce Chow
0850 - 0910 am Laws, Regulations and Guidelines for
Biomedical ResearchMs Kuah Boon Theng
0910 - 0930 am Responsibilities of Principal Investigators and Research Protocol EvaluationDr Ong Hock Soo
0930 - 0950 am Radiation Safety in Animal FacilityMr S. Somanesan
0950 - 1020 am MORNING TEA
1020 - 1040 am The 3Rs and Research VariablesDr Bryan Ogden
1040 - 1100 am Occupational Health & SafetyMr Wan Mustaffa
1100 - 1120 am Use of Statistics as Determinant for Number of Animals to be used
Dr Li Huihua
1120 - 1140 am Zoonotic Diseases in Laboratory AnimalsDr Bryan Ogden
1140 - 1200 pm Animal Anaesthesia and Pain ManagementDr Jason So Villano
1200 - 1220 pm Animal Handling and Blood CollectionDr Bryan Ogden