IACUC 101 Workshop & IACUC Oversight of Wildlife Research Conference: October 26-28, 2011 in Albuquerque, NM


Notice Number:  NOT-OD-11-119

Key Dates

Release Date:  September 21, 2011

Issued by

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Purpose

An IACUC 101 Workshop will be held on October 26, 2011 followed by "A Walk on the Wild Side: A Conference on IACUC Oversight of Wildlife Research" on October 27-28, 2011 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Program description

IACUC 101 – is a one-day didactic and interactive exploration of IACUC fundamentals appropriate for new and experienced IACUC members, IACUC affiliates, and individuals responsible for their institution's animal care program. The course provides a basic yet comprehensive overview of the laws, regulations, and policies that govern the humane care and use of research animals. Participants have the opportunity to practice what they have learned when they are challenged to consider, deliberate, and develop action plans for a variety of potential IACUC scenarios.

A Walk on the Wild Side: A Conference on IACUC Oversight of Wildlife Research – is a two-day conference that will provide a unique opportunity for discussion and exploration of jurisdictions, regulations, and best practices for oversight of wildlife research.

Program information

For program, registration and accommodation information, visit http://mysite.verizon.net/iacuc101/.

The Ornithological Council and the American Society of Mammalogists will host the program with support from the New Mexico Consortium, USDA Forest Service Research and Development, NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, National Science Foundation, NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare, USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Animal Care, and the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International.

Inquiries

For questions or further information, contact:

Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare
Office of Extramural Research
National Institutes of Health
RKL1, Suite 360
6705 Rockledge Drive
Bethesda, MD  20892-7982
Phone:  301-496-7163
Fax:  301-915-9481
E-mail: olaw@od.nih.gov
Web:  http://olaw.nih.gov/


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