Managing a gnotobiotic rodents facility: tools and challenges

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The course is focused on the key aspects of the microbiota of laboratory rodents. The speakers will provide very practical information on how to approach, manage and monitor a gnotobiotic facility.






Online Course through Cisco Platform

Duration: 1 Day from 9:00 to 17:00 CEST Time Zone
Registration fee:

130 Euro + 22% VAT RATE when applicable

Registration includes:
  • Participation in the scientific program
  • Training course material
  • Training Course Certificate

In the application form the CV is mandatory, it will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee to ensure that the applicants have the same professional scope in order to share common background and to maximize the training experience. You will be informed when the application is approved.

The course confirmation will be accompanied by payment details.

The invoice will be issued within 10 days after the course confirmation and cannot be changed, so please make sure you have provided us with the correct information (to be checked on the Proforma Invoice). Only digital version of invoices will be sent to participants.

Payment of the fee is due before course commencement. Bank fee on your side

Cancellation policy: All cancellations must be made by writing (email or fax) to the secretary.

Payment of the balance of the course is due, in full, for cancellation received after invoice raising.

Registrants who fail to attend without advance notice are liable for the entire course fee.



CPD Credits:

1 day of training / continuing education for Animal welfare officers, Study directors, Involved persons and Heads of Animal facility by Swiss Association of Cantonal Veterinarians (SACV)

10 CPD points by IAT


Facility and unit managers and supervisors, veterinarians, persons responsible for overseeing the welfare and care of animals, quality assurance managers, animal technologists, senior technicians.


Learning Outcomes

The course participants should be able to:

  • Understand the importance of gnotobiology in biomedical research
  • Understand and describe the interactions of the microbiota with the host and how the microbiota is categorized
  • Understand how to manage a gnotobiotic facility from the practical point of view (housing technologies and logistics)
  • Understand how to work in a gnotobiotic facility
  • Understand how to monitor a gnotobiotic facility
Language: English
Materials: Here the flyer