CMCiB 3R Training Seminars 2019-2020

Organizer: CEEA-IGTP and CMCiB

Open to: Open to all researchers

Date: Del al

Venue: CMCiB Audio-visuals Room


The Comparative Medicine and Bioimage Centre (CMCiB) in conjunction with the Ethics Committee (CEEA) organizes a series of training seminasr on pre-clinical research and in particular preparing and planning applications for scientific projects where animals are required for experimentation.  Topics will also include opening research to new techniques and the new animal models offered at the centre and to promote the 3R policy, a central objective of the CMCiB.

The seminars are educational and mainly practical, aimed at resolving doubts and increasing knowledge about many aspects of the preclinical research environment. 


Seminars will usually be on the first Thursday of each month at 15.00 in the CMCiB

Attendance and registration

The seminars are free to attend and open to all the campus and indeed any research personnel interested.  

Attendance is free but places are limited to 30 people per session.

You must sign up using the form available on the website entry for each session.  Forms are now open for all sessions, once they reach a maximum of 30 the session will be closed.


This course is registered with the Generalitat of Catalonia.  Sessions are valid as continuous training for researchers authorized to work with animals.  It is essential to register for the course, sign attendance and request a certificate.

Contact us


Provisional Programme 2019-2020

Please check the events calendar for the final dates


7 November 15.00
Modelos murinos inmunodeficientes para estudios de hematopoiesis sana, leucemia aguda e inmunoterapia
Pablo Menendez, Group Leader Stem cell biology, developmental leukemia and immunotherapy Group, Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute

Thurs 5 December 15.00
How can computational models benefit biomedical research?
Clara Prats, Manager of "in silico" at the CMCiB, Researcher in the Discrete Modelling and Simulation of Biological Systems. (MOSIMBIO) Group at the UPC
Martí Català, "in silico" Researcher at the CMCiB.


Thursday 9 January 12.00 (note change of time)
Göttingen Minipigs and its use as large animal model in Europe
Peter Vestbjerg, Ellegaard Göttingen Minipigs, Denmark

Thursday 6 February 15.00
Gender issues, why should I consider both sexes in my studies with animal models?
Patri Vergara, Catedrática de Fisiología en la Facultad de Veterinaria de la Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona (UAB) i Membre de la Comissió d'Experimentació de la Generalitat

Thursday 5 March 15.00
Eines disponibles per conèixer els mètodes alternatius
Maria Pilar Vinardell, Departament de Bioquimica i Fisiologia, Facultat de Farmacia i Ciències de l'Alimentació. Membre de la Comisió d'Experimentació de la Generalitat de Catalunya

The following sessions were suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Management of the CMCiB are studying how to restart the 3Rs training sessions in the Autumn of 2020.

Thursday 2 April 15.00
Com omplir els Formularis per a la Comissió d'Experimentació Animal
Jorge Carillo, President CEEA, CMCiB-IGTP

Thursday 7 May 12.00 (note change of time)
PREPARE. How to better plan Animal Research
Adrian Smith, Secretary of Norecopa

4 June 15.00
Aplicacions de la Ressonància Magnètica
Josep Puig, Research Coordinator at the IDI and Bioimage Scientific Advisor for Diagnostics by Image at the CMCiB