CBC 2018

We are pleased to inform that as an outcome of the COST Action FA1301, the CBC Training Program and CephRes announce the fifth *edition* of the *Cephalopod Biology and Care Course*.

CBC is a Function A/C/D course according to the EU Directive 2010/63 and is now accredited by the Federation of European Laboratory Animal Science Association <http://www.felasa.eu/>*(FELASA*).

CBC training program is the first and the sole course operating in Europe with FELASA accreditation, specifically and exclusively designed for the cephalopod molluscs in compliance with Article 23 and Annex V of the Directive 2010/63/EU.

Cephs Biology and Care 2018 course provides theoretical and practical introduction to handling, housing, care and use of cephalopods as ‘laboratory animals’ and how to replace, refine and reduce the use of live cephs in research. It covers practical implications for research, including cephalopod biology, maintenance and care, capture, housing and handling, health and welfare management and assessment in any context, in compliance with Directive 2010/63/EU.

CBC2018 course is open to people who perform the functions, as stated in article 23 of the Directive 2010/63/EU: carrying out procedures on animals, taking care of animals, killing animals.

To register and for details visit: http://www.cephalopodresearch.org/current-projects/cbc-felasa-2018/

Registration ends on September 15, 2018