MMLA Science Week presentations

The Star, Gold Coast
23 Jun 2022,08:30 am - 05:30 pm

We have an exciting and diverse array of speakers for the MMLA Chapter at ANZCVS Science Week in 2022 (and available in the Chapter Repository). All Science Week participants (from any Chapter) are most welcome to attend. The program is outlined below:

8:30 am Malcolm France – Reproducibility in laboratory animal science
9 am Jenny Kingham – The impact of the microbiome – Preparing a dirty mouse model
9:30 am Alex Whittaker – Husbandry and environment on behavioural tests
10:30 am Morning Tea
11 am Anthony James – Ethical research where regulation is missing
11:30 am Chris Brown - Zebrafish husbandry and common problems in management
12 noon Lewis Vaughan - Weight Loss in Laboratory Animal Science
12:30 pm Julie Ferguson – Veterinary involvement in facility design and construction
1 pm Lunch
2 pm John Finnie – Experimental traumatic brain injury models and translation challenges
2:30 Amanda Errington – Supporting AECs facing challenging ethical dilemmas
3 pm Adam O’Connell – Sheep models in behaviour testing
3:30 pm Rebbecca Wilcox – The use of antimicrobials in lab rodents in Sweden
4 pm Afternoon Tea
4:30 pm Gabrielle Musk – Development of a reference range for biochemical blood parameters in guinea pigs
5 pm AGM
5:30 pm End of day