April 24th 2024 - World Day for Laboratory Animals

Today we celebrate World Laboratory Animal Day. As a tribute to all animals used for scientific purposes, SPCAL highlights on this day their contribution to the development of knowledge that allows diagnoses, vaccines and treatments for so many patients, of various species.

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Re-election of SPCAL President featured in ICVS News

Magda Castelhano-Carlos has recently been re-elected as SPCAL president, which has been featured at the ICVS News website

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5th SPCAL Congress - 25-26th of January 2025

The deadline for submitting abstracts, registering at a reduced price has been extended until January 14, 2024.

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Online Course on Laboratory Animal Science

The Online Cat. B Theoretic Course provides the minimum theoretical education in Laboratory Animal Science (LAS) as recommended by FELASA for Category B. All authors are competent persons in their field of expertise.

Upon completion, and when complemented with 20h of practical training, this course will qualify you to request accreditation as “Investigador” or “Técnico de Investigação” to the Portuguese Competent Authority, the Direcção Geral de Veterinária.

SPCAL is currently restructuring the course in order to comply with the guidelines of the European Commission for training in laboratory animal sciences.


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Registration is fast and allows you access to exclusive and reserved contents for registered users on page of the Portuguese Society of Sciences Laboratory in Animals.

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