Animal research

Animal research in Switzerland in 2019 – let’s talk about research

August 24, 2021 We have translated the statistics of animal research carried out in Switzerland in 2019 and these data are summarized below. Overall there was 572,069 animals used for research and animal experimentation in Switzerland in 2019 – a decrease of 2.4% compared to 2018. According to the Federal Veterinary Office, the BLV, this […]

Animal research

Animal Research Statistics in Canada – Let’s Talk Research

Statistics on animal research conducted in Canada in 2020 have been released by the Canadian Council on Animal Care (CCAC). These numbers reflect research conducted by CCAC-certified institutions and by individuals working in CCAC-certified institutions, even if the research involves animals located outside of Canada. CCAC certification criteria can be found here. This also means […]

Research projects

Luther College students conduct research projects to study gene expression and function | Securities

This summer, Luther College students Anneke Knauss, Hamid Ahmed and Julia Schulte collaborated with Brian Hiester, visiting assistant professor of biology, using C. elegans (a type of worm) to study the expression and function of a gene family. Their research examined how stress affects gene expression and how reduced expression affects an organism’s development. Their […]