Institute of Laboratory Animal Sciences

Knowledge Source Identification
Knowledge source name Institute of Laboratory Animal Sciences
Abbreviated name LTK
Owner/Developer University of Zurich
Abbreviated owner UZH
Country Switzerland
Languages English
Contact email
Description The Institute of Laboratory Animal Sciences (LTK) is dedicated to performing highest level research, services and teaching in translational and basic research. Through its educational program the staff of LTK introduces every year hundreds of Swiss and international scientists into the appropriate methodology for conducting humane and scientifically sound animal experiments in their respective research fields. This well-respected program follows the high standards of Swiss animal protection legislation and of the Federation of European Laboratory Animal Science Associations (FELASA). Advanced courses in specific topics provide further training for scientists.
Knowledge Source Category
Category Organization
Sub categories Academia
Knowledge Dissemination and Sharing
Dissemination channel Website
Targeted audience (specified/objective analysis) Students, Researchers
Users access Open access
Knowledge Characterization
3Rs relevance Reduction, Refinement
Purpose Fundamental studies, Method development, Education and training, Documentation and information
Technology/Tools Animal testing (in vivo)