NIH GUIDE, Volume 25, Number 27, August 9, 1996


P.T. 42


  Animal Care 

  Animal Research Policy 


National Institutes of Health


The National Institutes of Health (NIH), Office of Extramural

Research (OER), Office for Protection from Research Risks (OPRR) is

continuing to sponsor workshops on implementing the Public Health

Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.  Each of

the workshops scheduled for Fiscal Year 1996 will focus on a specific

theme.  The workshops are 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 sound

institutional animal care and use programs.  Ample opportunities will

be provided to exchange ideas and interests through question and

answer sessions and informal discussions.


DATES:  September 19-20, 1996


TOPIC:  The 1996 Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals:

The Era of Performance Based Standards


LOCATION:  Adams Park Hotel, 1550 Court Place, Denver, CO 80202,

telephone (303) 893-3333, FAX (303) 623-0303


SPONSORS:  University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO;

University of Southern Colorado, Pueblo, CO


CONTACT:  Ms. Joann Bauer or Dr. James O. Stevens

Continuing Medical Education Office

University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

4200 East 9th Avenue, Campus Box C295

Denver, CO  80262

Telephone:  (303) 372-9054 or (303) 270-4648

FAX:  (303) 372-9065






For further information concerning future NIH/OPRR Animal Welfare

Education Workshops, contact:


Ms. Darlene Marie Ross

Office for Protection from Research Risks

National Institutes of Health

6100 Executive Boulevard, Suite 3B01 - MSC 7507

Rockville, MD  20892-7507

Telephone:  (301) 496-8101 x233




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