Module  Code Number

SBE 502

Number of ECTS Credits


Hours / Week (TPC)

2 2 3

Module Lecturer

Commissioned lecturers from Institue Directory

Year / Term


Typ of Course

(Compulsory / Elective)


Pre requisites / Recommended

Registering Master of Science /Doctorate of Philosophy program in Health Science Institute

Module Contents

In this lecture, students will learn about the reproductive biologies, anatomical and physiological features of commonly used laboratory animals (rat, mice, Guinea pig and rabbit); caging at international standarts, housing, feeding and breeding methods, importance of standardizing temperature and light; determination of appropriate animal species for studies, injection methods and surgery interventions, premedications and anaesthesia in laboratory animals, autopsy, collection techniques of blood and tissue samples from animals, decapitation of laboratory animals and other euthanasia techniques with theoretical  courses and practical training.

In addition, ethical principals and its applications, the rules to be followed, national and international animal acts, ethical commities and working prencipals at Firat university and ethical regulations to be followed for scientific publications will also be tought. 

Aims and Objectives of the module

In this course, researches will learn housing, feding, breeding and handling of laboratory animals and do basic applicatios on laboratory animals. In addition it is aimed to provide researches with awareness about the ethical on doing experimental studies in medical sciences.

Method of assessment

Written exam + practical exam

Teaching Language


Teaching and learning strategies and techniques

Theoretical teaching + Practical training

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