CephRes Training Program and Initiatives

Following the experience of organizing Training Schools within the aim and objectives of the COST Action FA1301 – CephsInAction – the Association for Cephalopod Research ‘CephRes’ consolidated the Cephalopod Biology and Care Training Program (CBC) that is now a FELASA accredited course in laboratory animal science for EU Functions A/C/D.

Cephalopod Biology and Care – CBC is designed to comply the requirements of the “working document on the development of a common education and training framework to fulfill the requirements under the Directive 2010/63/EU” and FELASA recommendations for the accreditation of Education and Training courses in Laboratory Animal Science (see also Gyger et al, 2018).

Cephalopod Biology and Care – CBC is a Function A/C/D course according to the EU Directive 2010/63 (article 23.2), accredited by the Federation of European Laboratory Animal Science Association (FELASA), as the sole operating course specifically designed for training on cephalopod molluscs as lab-animals, in compliance with Article 23 and Annex V of the Directive 2010/63/EU.

Upcoming course

 

CBC 2020

Postponed! The new dates will be available soon!

Napoli (Italy)

Planned courses

2020 Vico Equense and Baia (Italy) April
2021 Barcelona (Spain) tbd
2022 Vico Equense and Baia (Italy) October