14D1O02 - Experimental animals and experimental models

Course specification
Course titleExperimental animals and experimental models
Type of studyPhD academic studies
Lecturer (for classes)
  1. prof. dr Marijana Vučinić
  2. prof. dr Saša Trailović
  3. prof. dr Jelena Nedeljković-Trailović
Lecturer/Associate (for practice)
    Lecturer/Associate (for OTC)
      ConditionEnrolled semester in which PhD student attends the subject
      The goalAcquiring theoretical and practical knowledge and skills necessary for ethical and scientific attitude in experimental animal practice
      The outcomeUnderstanding, knowledge and application of basic professional, scientific and ethical rules and principles in order to reach welfare standards of experimental animals (3Rs and 5 Fs).
      Contents of lecturesPurpose of experimentation on animals (basic, applied and translational science, diagnostics, testing, training/education). Professional, scientific and ethical principles and rules of experimental animal practice. Housing. Experimental animal diseases. Feeding. Animal and non-animalni models. Risk and hazards of experimentations on animals.
      Contents of exercisesExperimental animal handling - capturing, sexing, identification, blood sampling, medicament application, analgesia, anestesia, euthanasia. Request for approval of projects on experimental animals. Ethical assessment of procedures on experimental animals. Retrospective analysis of procedures on experimental animals.
      1. Vučinić M, Todorović Z, Trailović S, Nedeljković-Trailović J i dr. Eksperimentalne životinje i ekperimentalni modeli. VKS, 2009. (Original title)
      2. Vučinić M, Ponašanje, dobrobit i zaštita životinja, VKS, 2004. (Original title)
      3. Zakon o dobrobiti životinja. Sl. glasnik RS br. 41/2009. (Original title)
      4. Directive 2010/63/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 September 2010 on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes
      Number of hours per week during the semester/trimester/year
      LecturesExercisesOTCStudy and ResearchOther classes
      Methods of teachingTheoretical, interactive and practical lessons
      Knowledge score (maximum points 100)
      Pre obligationsPointsFinal examPoints
      Activites during lectures10Test paper60
      Practical lessons30Oral examination