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ICLAS Visiting Grant for Professional Development in LAS in Europe

This Grant is available to individuals from European countries/areas in the process of developing modern standards of animal care and use. The objective of the grants 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.

Grants 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 2020 awardees and host institutions were as follows:

Kaja Blagotinšek Cokan, from Slovenia, will visit the Comparative Biology Centre, Medical School, Newcastle University,

Gabriela Dumitrita Stanciu, from Romania, will visit the Faculty of Medicine, Sorbonne University, Paris.

Mariia Shepeliuk, from Russia, will visit the Trinity College, Dublin.


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.



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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