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Workshop on the role of animal nutrition in animal health management (in Brüssel) 
FEFAC, the European Feed Manufacturers' Federation, will run a workshop on 14 February 2018 on the state-of-the-art of the animal nutrition for the benefit of animal health and welfare. The workshop aims to provide an open platform to re-define the collaborative framework for animal health management, combining the best available veterinarian and animal nutrition expertise. Appropriate animal nutrition is vital to maintain animals healthy and to reduce the need for therapeutic use of antibiotics.




FGB Technician Training Scholarship 2018

The FGB has established also for the year 2018 a Scholarship that is designed to provide scientific/technical training to a technician involved in the care of animals used in biomedical research. It will be assigned to a person with at least two years of experience in laboratory animal care.
The scholarship consists in complimentary registration to attend one of the FGB 2018
training courses listed below, run in a prestigious research facility in Milan, Italy; travel and accommodation will also be provided.


The FGB scholarship is open to any technician from academia or industry with good knowledge of English who has demonstrated significant interest and capability in the field of laboratory animal science.

Application process

Applications must be accompanied by the following documents in English:

  • a short statement from the responsible person of the laboratory animal facility explaining why the technician should receive the scholarship;
  • CV of the candidate;
  • an essay of up to 500 words describing his/her activities related to laboratory animals;
  • a short statement as how the chosen training course will improve his/her skills and career goals;
  • full contact details for the candidate.

Selection Committee

The FGB Scientific Committee assesses the applications and selects the winner. 


Applicants are requested to apply by e-mail no later than February 9th, 2018 to:

FGB-Workshop am 5./ 6. Juni 2018: Pathology of Laboratory Animals in Biomedical Research – Module II: Pathology of Fish

If you haven't yet registered, it is time to do !!

If you are interested in attending, please send me back the registration form (attached) or visit the page:

where you will find additional details. Registration form: Pathology Programme, Modull II, Fish

The workshop is in Leiden University Medical Center, the Netherlands

The registration fee, 700euro, includes participation in the scientific programme, lunches, coffee breaks and the Social Dinner on June 6th.

The topics for the workshop are below: Normal anatomy, histology, physiology and husbandry of fish

Diseases of Laboratory Fish:

Viral Diseases
Bacterial d Diseases
Parasitic Diseases
Health Monitoring in experimental fish facilities
Overview of fish tumor models
Fish toxicology pathology
Hepatic and Renal lesions in Fish.
Midiagnoses and Missed Diagnoses

Practicum: Histopathology (behind the microscope)

Case presentations


Laura De Francesco - General Secretary

Fondazione Guido Bernardini
Phone: +39 02 45076787 - Fax: +39 02 45070212 - Mobile +39 3358730917

find me on Skype®: fondazioneguidobernardini

Meeting der Schweizer Gesellschaft für Versuchstierkunde (SGV): 20./21.11.2018 in Lausanne, weiteres siehe:



 Information from FELASA, to all ESLAV Members:

For the Prague FELASA Congress of 2019, we have reached the time for all Associations to contribute with suggestions of members for the Scientific Committee.