About IMTechCenter for Animal Resources and Experimentation (iCARE)
The state-of-the-art barrier-maintained iCARE at IMTECH was established in 1988. It spreads over 30,000 sq. ft. and built in compliance with CPCSEA guidelines. The facility is registered with the CPCSEA vide approval No. 55/GO/ReRcBiBt/99/CPCSEA. The facility spreads over three floors and is designed for accommodating mice, rats, guinea pig, rabbits, hamsters and egg laying hens. The facility has all the essential requisites for modern Animal Facility including individually ventilated cage systems (IVCs), Cage change station, Bedding disposal station, dedicated sterilizer etc. Facility also maintains modular amenities such as Fluorescence Tomography (Small animal whole body imaging system), Laser Doppler Blood Flow Meter, Auto analysers for Haematology and Blood Biochemistry, laboratories for genetic and health monitoring of laboratory animals.
Unique features of the facility
The course will provide both theoretical and practical training in the area of Laboratory Animal Science which will increase the employability and entrepreneurial potential of candidates for the Biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries.
Course curriculum will cover areas of basics of biology and husbandry practices of laboratory animals, Regulatory guidelines of CPCSEA/IAEC, Record keeping, Animal welfare, Breeding of laboratory animals, Environmental enrichment, Animal feed and nutritional requirement, Experimental techniques viz. handling, sexing, injections/immunization, blood collection, anaesthesia, euthanasia etc., Surgical techniques, pre and post-operative care, Biosafety and occupational hazards, Diseases of laboratory animals, Genetic and health monitoring of animals etc., Biostatistics in animal research and Import of laboratory animals. Focus on current needs of training in management of Animal Facility for the Pharmaceutical industry
The content of the workshop has been designed to benefit the professionals (and future professionals) from the academia and the industries. Recent B. Sc. / M. Sc. / B. Pharma / M. Pharma / B. V. Sc. & AH / M. V. Sc. / M. B. B. S. / M. Tech / Ph. D students along with industry personnel shall be specially benefitted from the course.
Students/Project Fellows/Research Associates : INR 8000
Academics (Faculty/Staff/Scientist) : INR 10000
Pvt. Univ/Colleges (Faculty/Staff) : INR 12000
Industry : INR 15000
Registration Fee includes food, accommodation on twin-sharing basis and course material.
There are limited seats in this workshop.Selected candidates will be intimated by email separately detailing about fee submission and other related formalities. Registration forms will only be entertained if "Letter of Consent" is forwarded to firstname.lastname@example.org endorsed by the respective head of department (current/last attended) or PhD supervisor/guide or Principal Investigatoror Dean/ Director of the university/institute.
Last date of registration : 7th Nov, 2019
Intimation to selected participants : 8th Nov, 2019
Last date of paying fee : 13th Nov, 2019
In case of non-receipt of fees by 13th Nov, 2019, seats will be offered to other registered candidates
Applicants are required to upload a word/pdf file with following information while apply online.
Head, IMTechCenter for Animal Resources and Experimentation (iCARE), CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology, Sector 39A, Chandigarh Phone: 0172-6665341 Email: email@example.com