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Zebrafish Husbandry Education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham

Zebrafish husbandry education courses sponsored by the Zebrafish Husbandry Association (ZHA) are available at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). These are taught in two formats: an Online Course and a Short Course. Course content was developed by a team of ZHA members with expertise in optimal zebrafish husbandry practices in the biomedical research setting. The curriculum encourage standardization of husbandry methods and subsequently of research results.

For more information, please contact
Mr. Erik Sanders at aquaticslabservices@icloud.com
Dr. Hugh Hammer at hsh30@pitt.edu
Mr. Ryan Centini at rcentini@uab.edu
Mrs. Katie Dorris at kshipars@uab.edu

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OVPRED 500 - Zebrafish Husbandry Education Online Course

OVPRED 500 - Zebrafish Husbandry Education Online Course

Online Course

This is a 15-week course containing 29 online sessions. The course is available by computer or mobile device through an internet connection.

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Zebra 900 - Zebrafish Husbandry Education Short Course

Zebra 900 - Zebrafish Husbandry Education Short Course

Short Course

The short course is a hands-on learning experience, in which participants work directly with zebrafish and husbandry equipment. Participants are divided into small groups each day to allow each participant maximal interaction with instructors and time to develop each skill.

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GGSC 415/GGSC 615 - Aquatic Animal Models of Human Disease

GGSC 415/GGSC 615 - Aquatic Animal Models of Human Disease

Credit Course

This course will describe basic anatomy, biology, life history, husbandry, and research applications for a variety of aquatic organisms used as animal models of human disease in biomedical research.

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