They are young. They are highly motivated — professionally and personally. They all love animals. And they dream of helping China find innovative ways to conquer some of the world’s most devastating health threats.
They are 23 select students at the Shanghai Vocational and Technical College of Agriculture and Forestry (SHAFC), who are participating in an intensive training course to prepare them for careers in laboratory animal science.
The 10-day training in basic care and handling of laboratory animals is a partnership between SHAFC and Global Research Education & Training (GR8), a US-based consortium dedicated to promoting international standards of animal welfare wherever animal research is conducted.
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