Animal Wet Lab Training Sessions
The purpose of our Education Program is to foster a philosophy of compassion and respect for the animals used in research, teaching and testing. In addition, the training program provides participants with the necessary knowledge base and technical skills to carry out required procedures, and to promote quality science based on appropriate use of animals by skilled individuals.

Location: Bannatyne Campus
Basic Medical Sciences Building, Room 023

Type Date

Mouse Wet Lab Introduction
9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Blood Collection in Mice
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Injections in Mice
2:00 PM -3:00 PM

Oral Gavage in Mice
Offered as needed

November 6, 2018
November 20, 2018
December 4, 2018
December 11, 2018
January 8, 2019
January 15, 2019
January 22, 2019
February 5, 2019
February 12, 2019
February 19, 2019
March 5, 2019
March 12, 2019
March 19, 2019

Rat Wet Lab Introduction
 9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Blood Collection in Rats
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Injections in Rats
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oral Gavage in Rats
Offered as needed

November 8, 2018
November 22, 2018
December 6, 2018
December 13, 2018
January 9, 2019
January 23, 2019
February 6, 2019
February 20, 2019
March 6, 2019
March 20, 2019

Anesthesia & Analgesia
Wet Lab: Rodents
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

November 21, 2018
January 25, 2019
February 22, 2019
March 13, 2019

Gas Anesthesia Wet Lab:  Rodents
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

November 14, 2018
December 12, 2018
January 16, 2019
February 13, 2019
March 22, 2019

Intro to Surgery & Post-Op Care Wet Lab
9:00AM - 4:00PM

November 28, 2018
January 30, 2019
February 27, 2019

Physical Methods of
Euthanasia Wet Lab: Rodents
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

November 16, 2018
February 1, 2019
March 1, 2019

Advanced Surgical Technique Wet Lab: Cannulations                      
9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Upon request

Aseptic Stereotactic Surgery in Rodents Wet Lab
9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

November 29, 2018
January 29, 2019
February 26, 2019
March 18, 2019

 

Location: 053 Apotex Centre
Bannatyne Campus

Type Date
Endpoints, Monitoring
& Record Keeping
 

Time: 9:00-11:00 AM 

November 9, 2018
December 14, 2018
January 18, 2019
February 15, 2019
March 15, 2019

Location: St. Boniface General Hospital Research Centre
R.O. Burrell Lab
Type Date

Mouse Wet Lab Introduction
9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Blood Collection in Mice
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Injections in Mice
2:00 PM -3:00 PM

Oral Gavage in Mice
Offered as needed

TBA

Rat Wet Lab Introduction
9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Blood Collection in Rats
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Injections in Rats
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oral Gavage in Rats
Offered as needed

TBA

Location: Fort Garry Campus
Biological Sciences, W100 Duff Roblin Bldg
Type Date

Mouse Wet Lab Introduction
9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Blood Collection in Mice
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Injections in Mice
2:00 PM -3:00 PM

Oral Gavage in Mice
Offered as needed

TBA

Rat Wet Lab Introduction
9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Blood Collection in Rats
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Injections in Rats
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Oral Gavage in Rats
Offered as needed

TBA

Location: Fort Garry Campus
Animal Science Poultry Barn           
Type Date
Poultry Wet Lab
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Upon Request

Location: Fort Garry Campus, Animal Science,
T.K. Cheung Centre for Animal Research
Type Date
Swine Wet Lab
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Upon Request

Location: Glenlea Dairy Unit
Type Date
Bovine Wet Lab (Dairy)
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Upon Request

For your information

Mouse & Rat Wet Labs

Introduction will address:

  • Handling and Restraint
  • Sexing
  • Weighing
  • Identification
  • Health Assessment
  • Euthanasia

Anesthesia and Analgesia Wet Lab
Prerequisite: A handling and restraint wet lab for your species.

Physical Methods of Euthanasia Wet Lab: Rodents
Prerequisite: Mouse or Rat Wet Lab.

Introduction to Surgery & Post-Op Care Wet Lab
Prerequisite: Anesthesia and Analgesia Wet Lab.

Rabbit, Guinea Pig, Hamster and Surgery & Anesthesia in Large Animals will be offered as required.

Please register at least one week in advance.  A cancellation fee will be charged if notice is not received within 24 hours of the session.

For more information

e-mail: autp@cc.umanitoba.ca

or phone: 789-3960.