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Further courses and workshops for 2019 will be announced soon.

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Past Events

Primate Neurobiology: Research, Methods, Ethics

Tübingen, 15.-16.03.2018

Course content

This advanced course on primate neurobiology methods (mandatory for GTPN members) focussed on important behavioral, experimental and data analytical methods for researchers working with nonhuman primates (NHPs) in neurophysiological settings. Important topics included among others behavioral training, housing & welfare, law & regulations, documentation, public outreach and ethics with respect to the planning and execution of neurobiological experiments with NHPs.

Final program

 

Primate Neurobiology Methods

Göttingen, 09.-10.03.2017

Course content

This advanced course on primate neurobiology methods focussed on further important behavioral, experimental and data analytical methods for researchers working with NHPs in neurophysiological settings. Topics included cage-based animal training, animal husbandary and veterinary care, MRI imaging, massively parallel recording, and the analysis of neural data.

 

Primate Neurobiology Methods: Behavior, Experiments, Analysis, and Ethics

Tübingen, 17.-18.03.2016

Course content
This advanced course on primate neurobiology methods (mandatory for GTPN members) focuses on important behavioral, experimental and data analytical methods for researchers working with NHPs in neurophysiological settings. Important topics include behavioral training, implantation techniques, anesthesia, data acquistion, analysis, welfare, and ethics with respect to the planning and execution of neurobiological experiments with NHPs. The course expands on previous NHP lab animal science courses (such as those taught recently in Göttingen).

 

Laboratory Animals Science Course on Primates II

Göttingen (E-Learning 21.10.-20.11.2015; on-site course 23.-27.11.2015)
co-organized with EUPRIM-net

Course Content
The content of the course is in accordance with the recent FELASA Guidelines and the ducation and Training Framework of the EU Directive 201/63/EU. It covers the functions A (Persons carrying out animal experiments) and B (Persons responsible fordirecting animal experiments). 

E-Learning content: National legislation; ethics, animal welfare and the 3Rs; basic and appropriate biology of primates; primate care, health and management; recognition of pain, suffering and distress in primates, humane methods of killing in lab animals.

On-site course content: Primate Handling and Training (theory and practice); Minimally Invasive Procedures in Primate Research – Insights from Neurosciences, Infection Biology, Stem Cell Research and Fieldwork (theory); Measuring Behavior (theory and practice); Ethics, Animal Welfare and the 3Rs; Design of procedures and projects – Insights from Infection Biology and Neurosciences; Good laboratory practice; Biometry and Biostatistics in Laboratory Animal Science; Legal Issues and Responsibilities

 

Laboratory Animal Science Course on Primates

Göttingen, co-organized with EUPRIM-net
E-Learning 01.05.-12.06.2015,on-site course: 17.-19-06.2015

 

General Primatology Behaviour, Cognition and Neurophysiology

Göttingen, 24.-27.11.2014, co-organized with EUPRIM-net

Course content
Fundamental information on primate behaviour, cognition, neurophysiology, ethics in animal testing

 

GTPN Kick-off Meeting

Tübingen, 28.03.2014

Course content
Introduction to and discussion about the GTPN, communication training