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Regional Fellowship Training Program

This award is available to individuals from European countries/areas in the process of developing modern standards of animal care and use. The objective of the fellowships is to acquire new knowledge and/or technical competences in the care and use of laboratory animals. This can be achieved in one of the host institutions proposed by ICLAS or in an institution proposed by the applicant.

Fellowships can be awarded to three categories of roles, at least one award per year for each category:

  • Animal technician
  • Animal facility manager/animal welfare officer/veterinarian level
  • Animal user scientist

Calls:

Call Applicants 2020

Call Host Institutions 2020

 Call Sponsors 2020

The 2019 awardees and host institutions were as follows:


Francesca Biondi from Italy visited IDIBELL in Barcelona, Spain. See Fracesca´s report here.

Gheorgita Isvoranu from Romania visited the University Hospital of Lille, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Experimental Research, Lille, France.

Vasileios Ntafis from Greece visited the Institute of Experimental and Clinical Research (IREC) – Universite Catholique de Louvain – UCLouvain.

Thanks to the sponsorship from SAFE and Charles River Laboratories, Alexandra Paterek from Poland was awarded the 2018 Fellowship and visited the University Hospital of Lille, Faculty of Medicine in France. The report of this visit can be read here.


The 2017 awardees and host institutions were as follows:


Krystyna Wandzelv from Poland has visited the University Hospital of Lille, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Experimental Research, Lille, France. See the report of the visit here.

Efsun Kolatan from Turkey has visited the Biomedical Research Foundation, Center for Experimental Surgery, Academy of Athens, in Greece.
See the report of the visit here.

The 2016 awardees and host institutions were as follows:


Ekaterina Komarova (Russia) visited TAAM and the Institute Clinique de la Souris in France

Ekaterina Rasskazova (Russia) visited the Centre d’Expérimentation Fonctionnelle Pitié Salpetriere, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, France

Kerem Esmem (Turkey) visited the Transgenic Animal Unit, CBATEG, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain

Vera Chestnova (Russia) visited IDIBELL in Spain

ICLAS wants to congratulate the awardees, and hopes this successful program can be maintained next year. A call for this will be posted in due time.

Sponsored by: 

CHARLES RIVER LABS

TECNIPLAST

Institutions that currently have volunteered to serve as host institutions include:

  • The Transgenesis, Archiving and Distributions of Animal Models (TAAM) in France
  • The Institute Clinique de la Souris in France
  • IDIBELL in Spain
  • Laboratory Animal Facilities, Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens (BRFAA) in Greece
  • Faculty of Medicine, Sorbonne University, Paris, France
  • University Hospital of Lille, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Experimental Research, Lille, France
  • Transgenic Animal Unit, CBATEG, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain
  • BSRC “Alexander Fleming”, and its Animal House, Vari, Greece
  • Comparative Biology Centre, Newcastle University , UK
  • Trinity College, Dublin

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