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The University of Exeter and the RSPCA Animals in Science Department are pleased to present: ‘Improving Welfare and Reproducibility in Zebrafish Research’ – a 2.5 day in-person workshop in Exeter, UK. This workshop will address the latest developments in the field of zebrafish husbandry and care, including the effects of water chemistry on zebrafish reproducibility and welfare. It will also include invited presentations from Christian Lawrence (SmartLabs), Lynne Sneddon (University of Gothenburg), Robert Gerlai (University of Toronto), Christine Lieggi (Cornell University), Simon Mackenzie (University of Stirling) and Carole Wilson (University College London). There will be plenty of opportunities for formal and informal discussions on zebrafish welfare and reproducibility, including breakout groups and social events. More details on the agenda will be added in due course. Registration fee: £250 (includes lunches, evening meals and refreshments). Registration closes on Friday 22nd March 2024. This meeting is kindly supported by the NC3Rs


We welcome abstracts for short talks and poster presentations related to any aspect of welfare and reproducibility in zebrafish research.


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Tuesday, 9 April, 2024 - 09:00 to Thursday, 11 April, 2024 - 16:00

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