ARSAL 2016 - Scientific Programme            
10 November, Thursday              
  Opening Ceremony          
09:00-09:10 Cristin Coman, President of ARSAL        
Gabriel Predoi, Dean of the Veterinary School of Bucharest    
                 
09:10-09:20 Cristin Coman - A presentation of ARSAL        
09:20-09:30 Jan - Bas Prins  - A brief overview of FELASA      
                 
09:30-10:00 Ioana Hristescu-Implementation in national legislation the provisions of Council Directive
2010/63/EU on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes
10:00-10:30 Xavier Montagutelli - European regulatory framework on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break          
11:00-11:30 Nikolaos Kostomitsopoulos - Ethical justification of in vivo research projects
11:30-12:15 Jan-Bas Prins - Animal models: general concepts and validity    
12:15-13:00 Xavier Montagutelli -  Ethics, animal welfare and responsibilities  
13:00-14:00 LUNCH          
14:00-14:30 Jan-Bas Prins - Health monitoring of the animals used for scientific purposes
14:30-15:00 L. Benga-Current concepts and perspectives in the microbiological standardisation of laboratory rodent
15:00-15.30 Bogdan Bacescu - Parasites of Laboratory Mice and Rats and Their Effects on Research              
15:30-16:15 Serban Morosan - Comparative Study: Environmental Health Monitoring vs. Animal Sentinel Use              
16:15-16.30 Dana Živná - The occurrence of murine norovirus in european mouse colonies in last years              
16:30-17:00 Coffee Break          
17:00-17:30 Nikolaos Kostomitsopoulos - Caging and environmental enrichment practices              
17:30-18:00 Albert Sükösd - The benefits of certified quality bedding in lab animal science
18:00-18.15 Milan Kopecek - In-vivo real time non invasive instrument for longitudinal translational research
18.30 - 20.00 Welcome Cocktail            
                 
11 November, Friday              
09:00-09:45 Ismene Dontas - Current European requirements for Function E&T  
09:45-10:30 David Smith - The Education & Training Platform for Laboratory Animal Science
10.30-10.45 Laurentiu Anghelache - The learning outcomes of the FELASA cat. C course
10:45-11:15 Coffee Break          
11:15-12:00 Simone Cassetti - Impact of IVC design in Animal Welfare and Standardization
12:00-12:45 David Smith - Classification and Reporting af the Severity of Procedures – Process and Challenges
12:45-13:30 Xavier Montagutelli - Ethics in animal research : project design and evaluation
13:30-14:30 LUNCH          
14:30 -15:15 Xavier Montagutelli - Genetics of laboratory animals    
15:15-15:45 Liana Kobylinska - Animal models in neurosciences      
15:30-16:15 Ismene Dontas -  Rat model of osteoporosis      
16:15-16:45 Coffee Break          
16:45-17:15 Serban Morosan - Anesthetics and Analgesics: What, When, How?  
17:15-17:45 Bogdan Sevastre - Pain recognition by facial expression in mice and rats  
17:45-18:00 Closing Ceremony and Best Poster Prize announcement    
18:00-18:30 ARSAL General Assembly