Lahore, The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS), Lahore, in collaboration with the Physiological Society of UVAS, successfully conducted a two-day training workshop titled “2nd Hands-On Training on Lab Animal Handling and Sample Collection” at its City Campus.
According to University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, the event aimed to enhance the skills of participants in various techniques of lab animal handling, restraining, sample collection, and preservation. The training workshop was attended by animal handlers, lab technicians, and undergraduate and postgraduate students.
The Vice-Chancellor of UVAS, Prof Dr. Nasim Ahmad, presided over the concluding ceremony and distributed certificates to participants and resource persons. The ceremony was also attended by the Chairman of the Department of Physiology, Prof Dr. Imtiaz Rabbani, Dr. Sajid Khan Tahir, and numerous training participants.
Prof Dr. Nasim Ahmad praised the organizers for their efforts in arranging this informative workshop, which serves to enrich the knowledge and skills of students and professionals in the field. Dr. Imtiaz Rabbani, during his address, highlighted the objectives of the training, emphasizing the importance of proper techniques in lab animal handling and sample collection.
The workshop covered various aspects, including handling and restraining of lab animals, routes of drug/treatment administration, blood collection, dissection, and methods of sample preservation and storage. The training was particularly designed to equip postgraduate students and animal handlers with essential skills for effective laboratory work involving animals.