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.

Planned courses

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