3rd Congress of the SLAS and 1st joint SLAS - CroLASA meeting

Dear colleague

On behalf of the Organising Committee we are very pleased to invite you to the 3rd Congress of the Society for Laboratory Animals of Slovenia and 1st joint SLAS - CroLASA meeting entitled: Ethical use of laboratory rodents in research.

The event will take place in Ljubljana, Slovenia, 15th - 16th June, 2017.

Preliminary programme: Ethical use of laboratory rodents in biomedical research

 

Thursday, June 15, 2017

8:00 - 8:45

CONGRESS REGISTRATION

8:50 - 9:10

CONGRESS OPENING

9:10 - 9:50

From in vivo to in vitro: a long and winding road.
Coenraad Hendriksen (The Netherlands)

9:50 - 10:15

Reproducibility issues in animal research
Martina Perše (Slovenia)

10:15 - 10:40

Know your FELASA
Hanna-Marja Voipio (Finland)

10:40 - 11:00 COFFEE BREAK
11:00 - 11:45

Biomarkers for the recognition and assessment of pain and stress in laboratory rats and mice
Klas Abelson (Denmark)

11:45 - 12:10

Animal welfare bodies: their role and mission
Birgit Ledermann (Switzerland)

12:10 - 12:35

Basic and continuing education – FELASA perspective
Ana Isabel Santos (Portugal)

12:35 - 12:45

Live animal imaging: preclinical imaging solutions by Bruker
(commercial presentation)

12:45 - 13:35 LUNCH
13:35 - 14:20

Mouse genetic modification: state of the art and interferences
Boris Jerchow (Germany)

14:20 - 14:45

How to assess the welfare of genetically altered rodents?
Anne Zintzsch (Germany)

14:45 - 15:10

Cryopreservation of laboratory rodents: possibilities, advantages and limitations
Martina Dorsch (Germany)

15:10 - 16:00 POSTER PRESENTATIONS AND COFFE BREAK
   
16:00 - 17:10

SHORT ORAL PRESENTATIONS

16:00 - 16:10

The human tumor spheroids as a model for gene electrotransfer
Simona Kranjc (Slovenia)

16:10 - 16:20

Color matters: they would choose if they could (see)!
Stephanie Krämer (Germany)

16:20 - 16:30

Stereotypies in FVB/NJ mice and their impact on metabolism
Tina Nitezki (Germany)

16:30 - 16:40

Gene modification and therapeutic genome editing via extracellular vesicles delivery of CRISPR/Cas system
Duško Lainšček (Slovenia)

16:40 - 16:50

Mouse genotypes drive the liver and adrenal gland clocks
Uršula Prosenc Zmrzljak (Slovenia)

16:50 - 17:00

Effect of mesenchymal stem cell transplantation after immune preconditioning of the recipient suffering from acute kidney injury
Željka Večerić-Haler (Slovenia)

17:00 - 17:10

Revisited: bone marrow chimerism after bone marrow transplantation in nonconditioned mice
Katerina Jazbec (Slovenia)

17:10

WELCOME RECEPTION
(elections for SLAS members: 5 - 10 min)

18:00 BEST POSTER AWARD
(announcement of the elections)

Friday, June 16, 2017

Because of the interactive nature of the workshop, pre-registration is required. The number of participants is limited to 30 on the »first come, first serve« basis.

8:30 - 8:45

CONGRESS REGISTRATION

8:45 - 10:45

The FELASA severity assessment / Classification workshop
David Smith, David Anderson (United Kingdom)
(max 30 participant) – 2 hours

10:45 - 11:05

COFFEE BREAK

11:05 - 12:00

New developments in anaesthesia and analgesia for laboratory animals
Paul Flecknell (UK)

12:00 - 14:00

The FELASA severity assessment / Classification workshop
David Smith, David Anderson (United Kingdom)
(max 30 participant) – 2 hours