Symposium Information

Dear colleagues,

The Romanian Association for Laboratory Animals Science (ARSAL) and the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine from Bucharest has the pleasure to inviting you to the Vth National Symposium of The Romanian Association for Laboratory Animals Science ,,Animal experimentation - new requirements and perspectives for scientific research in Romania”.

The event will take place in Bucharest, at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, in 10 and 11 of November 2016.

The symposium organized together with the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine in Bucharest will take place in conjunction with the meeting of the Management Board of the Federation of Laboratory Animal Science Associations (FELASA), and among the speakers will be some of the most acclaimed European specialists in the field.

Symposium topics cover all aspects of laboratory animal science:

This congress will promote original research. The abstracts will be published in abstracts book of the event, and those who wish may publish the presentations or poster presentations in extenso, in the journal Scientific Works. Series C. Veterinary Medicine, the journal of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.

For the best poster presentation will be given a prize.

The event will be credited with CME credits by the College of Veterinarians of Romania.

We are sure that the program that we will implement will meet most expectations, and the need for training and information to people working in this field.

Will be more than honoured welcoming you!

Kind Regards,

On behalf the organizing committee,

Cristin COMAN,

ARSAL President

Scientific Committee

Invited speakers

Jan-Bas Prins, ,,Laboratory Animals Ltd” President, Leiden University Medical Centre, The Netherlands.

Xavier Montagutelli, Responsable de l'Animalerie Centrale, Institute Pasteur, Paris, France.

Nikolaos Kostomitsopoulos, Head Laboratory Animal Facility, Biomedical Research Foundation of the Academy of Athens, Greece.

Ismene Dontas, Professor of Experimental Surgical Research Director, School of Medicine, University of Athens, Greece.

Laurenţiu Benga, Welfare Officier, Universitätsklinikum Düsseldorf, Deutschland.

Şerban Moroşan, Directeur, Faculté de Médecine Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France.

David Smith, FELASA vicepresident with Education & Training, Chester, Great Britain.

The organizing committee

· Dr. Cristin COMAN

· Professor Gabriel PREDOI

· Lecturer Dr. Mărgărita GHIMPEŢEANU

· Assoc. Prof. Iuliana IONAŞCU

· Dr. Bogdan MARINESCU

· Ing. Cristian ZINCA


Registration is possible by filling the form and paying with credit card (, before 1 st November, 2016 (filling all fields is absolutely necessary).


    Until 31.05.2016   1.06.2016 - 30.09.2016   After 1.10.2016
ARSAL Members   150 RON (40€)   250 RON (55€)   300 RON (65€)
Non-ARSAL Members   250 RON (55€)    350 RON (75€)   400 RON (90€)

* Registration fee includes: participation in scientific sessions of the Conference, congress bag, Attendance Certificate, coffee breaks, lunch (Thursday, 10th and Friday 12th) and cocktail (Thursday, 10th).

The congress fee is payable by bank transfer only, RO89INGB0001009987789110 lei - (RON) opened at ING Bank Bucharest, account holder Paloma Tours