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How to Manage the Breeding for an Experiment (Rodents)?

Tuesday, 17 September 2019
Zürich, UZH Campus Irchel
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M-5 – English

How to Manage the Breeding for an Experiment (Rodents)?

Learning Objectives and Content

This course provides the participants with tools to understand the complex genetics of breeding genetically modified animals and introduces concepts of breeding management. After lectures introducing the basics in these topics working groups solve practical problems to learn how to deal with different breeding management concepts: simple breeding schemes and complex breeding schemes. The solutions will be discussed together including the timing of the breeding and the costs of different systems.

Criteria for the Participation

This course is organized for persons who completed the basic education in laboratory animal science and are responsible for the breeding of their (genetically modified) animals.


This course is recognized as one day continuing education in Switzerland by the Federation of Swiss Cantonal Veterinary Officers (VSKT).

Course Fees

Universities in Switzerland: CHF: 250.-
Industry, external person and institutions from abroad: CHF 380.-

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Please note that we will charge you the full fees in case of a late cancellation of the course (within 3 weeks before start of the course) or in case of absence. It is the responsibility of the participant to inform the organizer of the course about the cancellation before the deadline of 3 weeks before the course to avoid the billing of the course. To charge for cancellations is common practice by other providers, too. The new proceedings for education courses became necessary due to an increasing extent of short term cancellations in training modules.


Insurance is responsibility of each participant.