NIH GUIDE, Volume 23, Number 39, November 4, 1994

P.T. 42


  Animal Care 

  Animal Research Policy 

National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health, Office of Extramural Research,

Office for Protection from Research Risks, is co-sponsoring a

National Animal Welfare Education Workshop with the Medical

University of South Carolina on December 1-2, 1994.  The topic is

"NEW FRONTIERS IN SURGERY."  The workshop will be held at the

Sheraton Inn, 170 Lockwood Drive, Charleston, SC 29403, telephone

(800) 968-3669 or (803) 723-3000.  The cut-off date for reservations

is November 15, 1994.  Accommodations should be made as soon as

possible since hotel space is at a premium in Charleston.

The day and a half program will focus on state-of-the-art surgical

procedures as it applies to the use of animals in biomedical and

behavioral research.  An exceptional slate of speakers will address

Xenographic Procedures; Fetal Intervention; Transgenic Technologies;

Orthopedic Biomaterials; IACUC Issues and Ethical Issues in Surgical

Research and Development.

The workshop is open to institutional administrators, members of

Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees, laboratory animal

veterinarians, investigators and other institutional staff who have

responsibility for high-quality management of institutional animal

care and use programs.  Ample opportunities will be provided to

exchange ideas and interests through question and answer sessions and

informal discussions.

The registration fee is $150.00 before November 15; $175.00 after

that date and at the registration desk.  The registration fee

includes workshop materials, two continental breakfasts, refreshment

breaks, one buffet lunch, and a reception.


To register for this workshop, contact:

M. Michael Swindle, D.V.M.

Comparative Medicine, MUSC

171 Ashley Avenue, Room 704-BSB

Charleston, SC  29425-2216

Telephone:  (803) 792-3625

FAX:  (803) 792-9067

For information concerning future NIH/OPRR Animal Welfare Education

Workshops, contact:

Mrs. Roberta Sonneborn

Office for Protection from Research Risks

National Institutes of Health

6100 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7507

Rockville, MD  20892-7507

Telephone:  (301) 496-7163

FAX:  (301) 402-2803


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