GS21 1122 Introduction to Large Animal Models
Craig, Suzanne. Two semester hours. Summer annually.
This is an introductory course emphasizing basic principles of laboratory animal care and use. Focus is on basic biology of large laboratory animals such as non-human primates, sheep, pigs, rabbits and dogs, regulations that govern the use of these animals in research, alleviation of pain and distress and facility design. Topics covered include anatomy of various species, experimental surgery, environmental enrichment, pathology and diseases that may occur in laboratory animals.