Post Program Conference

29th June 2019

(29th – 30th June 2019)

    

Training the Trainer Hands-on Workshop
Essential Rodent Handling Techniques


June 29, 2019
Half-day Workshops (Group A: morning or Group B: afternoon)
Each workshop will accept limited number of participants – Up to 15 persons!

Location: Room 106 and 216, Central Animal Facility, Faculty of Science,
Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand
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The Thai Association for Laboratory Animal Science in collaboration with Faculty of Science, Mahidol University organizes this international workshop for personnel especially veterinarians or veterinary technologists who are responsible for providing training to research scientists or staff who involve in rodent handling and basic techniques needed for their approved protocols.

Workshop Key Instructors:
  • Dr. Alan Lee Chedester, DVM, DACLAM
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health (NIAAA, NIH), U.S.A.
  • Dr. Susan Vogel, M.S., DVM, DACVS
    Charles River Safety Assessment, Canada

The workshops will demonstrate the training techniques used at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, U.S.A. and Charles River, Canada to familiarize new investigators and animal care staff with techniques commonly used with rats and mice. There is often a difference being good at doing something, and being good at TEACHING others to do it.

Certificates: Certificates of Attendance will be provided.

Goals: This workshop is intended for those who are already experienced in most of the techniques listed below, but would like see some of the methods used to TEACH them to investigators and care staff. The participants will be 2 to 3 persons per group and each will have assignment to 1-2 mice and 1-2 rats per person. Subjects/techniques to be covered
include:
  • Becoming comfortable handling rats and mice
  • Basic restraint and visual examination
  • Animal Identification:
    • Ear tags, Ear notches, Tattoo, Subcutaneous Microchip injection
  • Compound/drug administration:
    • Subcutaneous, Intramuscular, Intravenous, and Intraperitoneal injections
    • Gastric gavage
  • Sample collections:
    • Urine, Feces, Mandibular and tail vein blood collection
    • Tissue collection for DNA testing

A: Morning Workshop Program
07:15
Ready at Berkeley Hotel lobby for transportation to Mahidol University
08:00 – 08:30
Registration (Room 106)
08:00 – 08:40
Welcome by TALAS President & Group Photo
08:40 – 10:00
Demonstration & Practices: Basic restraint and visual examination, Animal Identification,
Compound/drug administration
10:00 – 10:15
Coffee & Tea Break
10:15 – 11:30
Demonstration & Practices: Sample collections
11:30 – 12:00
Discussion Q&A – All speakers
12:00 – 13:30
Lunch and Net working
13:30
Transportation to Berkeley Hotel
B: Afternoon Workshop Program
11:00
Ready at Berkeley Hotel lobby for transportation to Mahidol University
12:00 - 13.30
Lunch and Net working
13:30 – 14:40
Welcome by TALAS President & Group Photo
13:40 – 15:00
Demonstration & Practices: Basic restraint and visual examination, Animal Identification, Compound/drug administration
15:00 – 15:15
Coffee & Tea Break
15:15 – 16:30
Demonstration & Practices: Sample collections
16:30 – 17:00
Discussion Q&A – All speakers
17:00
Transportation to Berkeley Hotel
Note: Video recording will be captured during demonstration by the key instructors and all registered
attendants will later have access to these video clips.

TALAS (Thai Association for Laboratory Animal Science)

Faculty of Veterinary Science, Mahidol University Salaya Campus

Address: 999 Phutthamonthon Sai 4 Road Salaya, Phutthamonthon Nakhonpathom, 73170 Thailand

Tel: +66 2 441 5242

Fax: 06624415242

Email: talasthailand@gmail.com

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