Lecture Module

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This mandatory module is provided by DCM veterinary staff. Please bring your questions. Offered monthly through the academic year, followed by a short quiz. Soon moving to an on-line format. Contact DCM for registration.


  • Use of animals in biomedical research
  • The concept of the three Rs; reduction, refinement and replacement
  • Regulations and guidelines
  • Animal Use Protocols
  • Post approval review
  • Endpoints and humane intervention
  • Responsibilities of the investigative, veterinary & technical staff
  • Biological hazards and biosafety
  • Physical hazards
  • Chemical hazards
  • Allergens
  • Select zoonoses
  • Biosecurity
  • Security
  • Factors affecting research
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