IGC – CONGENTO Course on Laboratory Animal Science in Mouse and Zebrafish 

Event Slider




Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência Rua da Quinta Grande, 6 2780-156 Oeiras


The IGC is organizing a new Course on Laboratory Animal Sciences (LAS) in Mouse and Zebrafish.

This is a CONGENTO harmonized program course, and its contents will follow the European Commission Guidance for Education and Training for Functions A+C+D (Performing procedures + Taking care of animals + Euthanasia), under the Directive 2010/62/EU.

This Course is directed to users of Animal Facilities that need to be authorized by DGAV (Direção Geral de Alimentação e Veterinária) in order to work with vertebrate animals, which is only granted after performing such a course, and includes both Practical and Theoretical parts, planned as follows:

Theoretical part: is an e-learning course provided by CONGENTO, a new format with reviewed and updated contents, resulting from a collaborative effort of the 4 CONGENTO institutions: FC, IGC, iMM, and NMS. Estimated online access on 03 April 2023.

Practical part: held at IGC from 15 – 19 May 2023. Attendance to all practical sessions is mandatory so, please do not register in the practical part if you cannot attend all lectures. 

Important note: Please register in this Course only if you plan to use animals in the short-medium run and for the species that you will need do use. Please, discuss this need with your PI.

Application deadline: 31 March 2023. Confirmation of acceptance will be sent by e-mail no later than 03 April.

Contact person: Sofia Leocádio ([email protected])






Cookies settings

Cookies Selection

The Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation uses cookies to improve your browsing experience, security, and its website performance. The Foundation may also use cookies to share information on social media and to display messages and advertisements personalised to your interests, both on our website and in others.