Animal Welfare Officers

The duties of the animal welfare officers include providing expert advice, training and further qualification of staff involved in animal experiments, as well as internal inspections of facilities involved in animal experiments on the basis of the relevant European and national legal regulations.

Dr. Sabine Berg
Veterinarian, Animal Welfare Officer
Central service and research facility for laboratory animals
University Medicine Greifswald
Forschungscluster 3a
Fleischmannstraße 41, 17475 Greifswald
Tel.: +49 3834 86 8158

Dr. Christian Müller
University of Greifswald
Zoological Institute and Museum
Physiology and Biochemistry of Animals
Felix-Hausdorff-Straße 1
17489 Greifswald
Tel.: +49 3834 420 4288

They are supported in their duties by an Animal Welfare Committee, which includes the following additional members:

Dr. Jens van den Brandt
Central service and research facility for laboratory animals

Michaela Köhler
Central service and research facility for laboratory animals

Jessica Bagemühl
Department of Immunology and Transfusion Medicine

Dr. Markus Grube
Department of Pharmacology (C_DAT)

Dr. Thomas Kohler
Interfaculty Institute of Genetics and Functional Genomics

Understanding animal testing

Understanding Animal Testing [de] is a German science initiative coordinated by the Alliance of Science Organisations. It provides comprehensive, up-to-date and fact-based information about animal testing at publicly funded research institutions [de]. The initiative also provides insights into the need for responsible animal testing and promotes dialogue between the scientific community and the public.

Questions and answers about animal testing

The association Pro-Test Germany [de] lends its voice to science. It provides information that helps to understand the role of animal testing in research. Among other things, frequently asked questions about animal testing [de] are answered on the association's website.

Further information for employees of University Medicine and the University of Greifswald

Information on animal testing [de]

Animal welfare