CoMO Seminars

Ethics, transparency and rigor in research with animal models


Ulrich Dirnagl (Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany):
“Your lab is closer to the patient bed than you think”

Merel Ritskes-Hoitinga (Radboud University Medical Center, The Netherlands):
“How can preclinical systematic reviews improve ethics, transparency and rigor in research?”

Lluis Montoliu (Centro Nacional de Biotecnologia (CNB-CSIC), Madrid, Spain):
“Transparency agreement on animal research - 3 years of experience in Spain”

Satu Kuure (University of Helsinki):
“Ethics and assurity of genome editing in CRISPR era”
Hanna-Marja Voipio (University of Oulu):
“Severity classification – nuisance or beneficial tool in experiments?”
Kirk Leech (The European Animal Research Association):
“Animal Research: Time to Talk!”

Reproducibility and reliability of animal experiments

Timo Nevalainen (Prof. emeritus, Laboratory Animal Center, University of Eastern Finland):
"Why and how laboratory animals are being used?"
Emily Sena (Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh, UK):
"Navigating preclinical research: directions from meta-research"
Adrian Smith (Norecopa and Norwegian Veterinary Institute, Norway):
"PREPARE before you ARRIVE: how to plan animal experiments from day one"
Natasha Karp (Quantitative Biology, Discovery Sciences, IMED Biotech Unit, AstraZeneca, Cambridge, UK): "Standardization - a cause of poor replicability?"
Ville Hietakangas (Department of Biosciences and Institute of Biotechnology, Head of Drosophila Lab, University of Helsinki): "Controlled genetic experiments with Drosophila"
Peter Hohenstein (Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands):
"Use of GM-models in biomedical studies: 3R rule in scientifically sound research"