Department of Laboratory Animal Science, MRI in collaboration with the Sri Lanka Association for Laboratory Animal Science (SLALAS) conducted a Certificate Course on Laboratory Animal Science since 28th June to 1st July 2016 at the University of Sri Jayewardenapura and the Medical Research Institute, Colombo 8. Two days practical sessions were conducted at the Animal Center of the Medical Research Institute. In addition to practical sessions, staff of the Animal Center contributed as resource persons by delivering lectures in this certificate course. Nineteen participants from the universities, industries and various research organizations joined the certificate course on Laboratory Animal Science.
Figure 1: Participants with resource persons at the first day of workshop:
Figure 2: Participants learning Animal handling and related techniques at the Animal Center/MRI: