BSRT Graduate School

Preclinical Studies - Animal experiments in science

Preclinical Studies14.10.2021 09:00 - 13:00 (Thu)Katharina Schmidt-Bleekvia MS Teams
Preclinical Studies15.10.2021 09:00 - 17:00 (Fri)Katharina Schmidt-Bleekvia MS Teams
Title of Event: 
Animal experiments in science
Optional or Mandatory: 
This course is optional for doctoral researchers at the BSRT
booked/available (including waiting list): 
maximum number of participants: 


A remote course!


Program - Day 1 (9 am to 1 pm)

Geetings - Agenda

A short history of animal experimental work

Ethical aspects

Putting animal experimental work into prospective

How to write the ethical statement for an animal proposal

Practical approach: an ethical statement

Ethics and moral –discussion


Program - Day 2 (9 am to 5 pm)

The 3 Rs Legalities

The different parts of an animal proposal

Who can apply for an animal experiment?

The dreaded statistics

Severity assessment

Humane end points

The score sheet


Documenting an animal experiment


Learning Objectives

1) Animal experiments and ethics

2) Get acquainted with the law

3) The 3 R rule

4) severity assessment

5) learn what it entails to write an animal proposal

6) Statistical planning – an experience