Principles of Animal Research for Graduate and Undergraduate Students

Principles of Animal Research for Graduate and Undergraduate Students

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Principles of Animal Research is the first publication to offer a broad look at animal research science for a student, early researcher, or technician. Offering guidance for all aspects of the research experience, including the research and development of a thesis, model selection, experimental design, IACUC protocol preparation, and animal husbandry and technical procedural needs, the book is a necessary addition to every student, technician, and researcher's education.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 286 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 17.78mm | 590g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 40; Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0128021519
  • 9780128021514

Table of contents

1. Brief Historical Overview on the Use of Animals in Research 2. Philosophical and Ethical Foundations 3. Regulations and Guidelines 4. Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee 5. Experimental Variables 6. Model Selection 7. Commonly Used Animal Models 8. Common Technical Procedures in Rodents 9. Considerations for Use of Vertebrates in Field Studies 10. Personnel Safety in the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals 11. Thesis Development
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Review Text

"...an excellent resource for research personnel and undergraduate and graduate students who seek a basic foundation in experimental animal research...This book will efficiently support formal courses for students and appeal to a broader audience." -- Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
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"...an excellent resource for research personnel and undergraduate and graduate students who seek a basic foundation in experimental animal research...This book will efficiently support formal courses for students and appeal to a broader audience." --Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
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About Kay Stewart

Director, Research Animal Resource, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, USA Kay Stewart is the Associate Director of the Freimann Life Science Centre at the University of Notre Dame. Her research straddles both the role of animals in biomedical research and the ethics and treatment of animals in academic settings.
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