Care and Use of Animals

I will be offering the following training workshops with a maximum of 5 participants in each session. (If you have any questions or special requests, please do not hesitate to contact me; 494-2521)

These hands-on workshops are designed to introduce the participant to the basic techniques in the laboratory rat and mouse. The Handling/Restraint workshop is a prerequisite for participation in all other workshops; unless participant has had previous training and/or experience in this area. A minimum of 3 days notice is requested for cancellation.

Workshop dates are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Workshops are free to personnel tied to Purdue protocols, Purdue staff/faculty.  You are encouraged to participate in workshops that are directly related to techniques in your protocolIt is most helpful if participants are familiar with their project/protocol prior to attending class!

Location for the following workshops – Meet in AHF 1155.
If you are interested in participating in a workshop, please complete the enrollment form indicating which date you would like to attend, or contact Carol Dowell at dowellc@purdue.edu or 494-2521. (If the following times do not fit your schedule or training needs, I would be happy to set up training for most any species on an individual basis.)
Registration form: Fall 14 Workshop Registration

Basics of Rodent Handling, Restraint, and Normal Behavior
8/29/14 – Friday 8:30 – 10:30am
9/2/14 – Tuesday 8:30 – 10:30am
9/8/14 – Monday 1:30 – 3:30pm
9/17/4 – Wednesday 8:30 – 10:30am
9/23/14 – Tuesday 1:30 – 3:30pm
10/9/14 – Thursday 8:30 – 10:30am
Injections in the rat and mouse; ID, IM, SC, IP
9/2/14 – Tuesday 1:30 – 3:30pm
9/10/14 – Wednesday 8:30 – 10:30am
9/18/14 – Thursday 8:30 – 10:30am
9/26/14 – Friday 8:30 – 10:30am
Blood Collection in the Rat and Mouse
9/5/14 – Friday 8:30 – 10:30am
9/9/14 – Tuesday 8:30 – 10:30am
9/18/14 – Thursday 1:30 – 3:30pm
9/29/14 – Monday 1:30 – 3:30pm
Rodent Oral Gavage
9/12/14 – Friday 9:00 – 10:30am
10/1/14 – Wednesday 8:30 – 10am
Isoflurane Gas Anesthesia
9/15/14 – Monday 1:30 – 3:30pm
9/24/14 – Wednesday 8:30 – 10:30am
Aseptic Technique
9/19/14 – Friday 8:30 – 10:30am
10/7/14 – Tuesday 8:30 – 10:30am
Euthanasia / Basic Necropsy / Organ Identification
9/19/14 – Friday 1:30 – 3:30pm
9/25/14 – Thursday 8:30 – 10:30am
10/7/14 – Tuesday 1:30 – 3:30pm
Suturing Basics
9/16/14 – Tuesday 9:00 – 11:00am
10/2/14 – Thursday 8:30 – 10:30am
Rodent Orbital Sinus Injection, as an alternative to IV tail vein injections
9/22/14 – Monday 1:30 – 3:30pm
10/3/14 – Friday 8:30 – 10:30am
IV Tail Vein Injection
9/11/14 – Thursday 1:30 – 3:30pm
9/17/14 – Wednesday 1:30 – 3:30pm
9/26/14 – Friday 1:30 – 3:30pm
Combined Techniques – Designed to practice techniques learned, and required for your research
10/10/14 – Friday 8:30 –11:00am

Integrity

Regulatory