International Course on Laboratory Animal Science
May 14–25, 2001,
Utrecht, The Netherlands
A two-week intensive course on laboratory animal science will be organized at the Depart-
ment of Laboratory Animal Science – Utrecht, The Netherlands in May 2001. This course is
organized once a year since 1993.
The objective of this course is to present basic facts and principles that are essential for
the humane use of animals and for the quality of research.
The contents of the course are in line with recommendations of the Federation of
European Laboratory Animal Science Associations (FELASA) regarding the training of the
young scientist whose research involves the use of vertebrate animals.
The course may also be of interest for those who intend to set up a similar course at
their location. For this purpose, during the course the acquisition of teaching materials can
be discussed with the course committee.
For information and application forms please contact:
Prof. Dr. L. F. M. van Zutphen or Mr. Stephan van Meulebrouck, Department of Laboratory
Animal Science, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, P.O. Box 80.166, 3508 TD Utrecht, The
Netherlands, Phone: *31-30-2532033, Fax: *31-30-2537997, E-mail: email@example.com
Fourth Annual Conference on Vaccine Research Basic Science –
Product Development – Clinical & Field Studies
April 23–25, 2001,
Hyatt Regency Crystal City,
The conference is an international, non-commercial forum designed to bring together
researchers from the diverse disciplines involved in the rapidly changing field of vaccine
research. Attendees come from all levels of government, international and non-governmen-
tal organizations, academia, and the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
Sponsored by the National Foundation for Infectious Diseases, in collaboration with:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
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