The impact of IACUC on laboratory animal research

 EspañolAuspiciadores (Taller Impacto del CICUAL en las investigaciones con animales de laboratorio)

The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) of Pedro Kourí Institute of Tropical Medicine (IPK), the Cuban Center of Neurosciences (CNEURO), the Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (CIGB) and the Finlay Institute invite to the workshop

The impact of IACUC on laboratory animal research

Location: Institute of Tropical Medicine “Pedro Kourí”. Habana, Cuba. Habana, Cuba
Date: May 24 & 25, 2018

• Ethical principles in animal studies of infectious diseases
• Welfare of Animals Used in Scientific Testing and Research

• New technologies and alternative methods in animal research. Importance of the 3 Rs ”
• Training and continuing education in laboratory animal science
• IACUC challenges and perspectives for animal research and science in Cuba


     Day         Hours                                   Conference
 Thursday   9:00 am -11:05am  -IACUC Protocol template 
 -Protocol Review
 11:05 am -11:25am  Coffee Brake
 11:30 am -1:00 pm  Posters Session
 1:00 pm -2:00 pm  Lunch
 Friday  9:00 am -12:00am – Experience of the IACUC network in Colombia. (difficulties or challenges)
-IACUC in CUBA, Challenges and achievements (presentations of centers that have implemented An IACUC in their institutions)
 -Closing activity of the workshop

Registration fees:
Foreign participants: 200.00 CUC
Cuban participants: 200.00 CUP

Deadline: April 30, 2018
Deadline for the payment of the workshop:  May4,2108

Post to confirm registration and send summaries:
Dr.MVZ. Mario Enrique García Rodríguez MSc