The book gives a concise description of different traditionally used laboratory animals like rat/mouse to recently appreciated animals like zebra fish. The book tactfully explains their traits, attributes and the lab procedures that include withdrawal of blood, anesthesia, euthanasia and other handling techniques. The inclusion of ethical guidelines regarding handling of animals and detailed description of rats, mouse, rabbit, frog, apes, dog, cat, hamster and zebra fish makes it a must buy and a perfect beginner’s guide for young research aspirants.
Dr. Vivek Sharma, a young researcher and academician has been working as an assistant professor at Govt. College of Pharmacy, Rohru (Shimla), Himachal Pradesh. Having more than 7 years of experience he has authored one book and has more than 20 research/review publications in journals of national and international repute to his credit. He is a reviewer and on editorial board of many international journals. Dr. Sharma is a member of several organizations and professional bodies and has attended and presented his work in several international conferences.