RELEASE DATE:  November 14, 2002

NOTICE:  NOT-OD-03-009

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

The Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW/NIH) will co-
sponsor the Scientists Center for Animal Welfare (SCAW) Winter 
Conference, "Challenges in Laboratory Animal Research and IACUC 
Responsibility." The meeting will be held December 9-10, 2002, in 
New Orleans, Louisiana, and additional co-sponsors are the 
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and 
Tulane University. The SCAW symposium will include a variety of 
topics relevant to IACUCs, such as crisis planning, Federal 
compliance, industry strategies, euthanasia, end-points, and 
IACUC training. 

Conference agenda and a registration form are available at the 
SCAW website:    
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this website.]

For questions or further information, contact:

Margaret Quinlan
Animal Welfare Program Specialist
Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare
Office of Extramural Research
6705 Rockledge Drive
RKL 1, Suite 360, MSC 7982
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-7982
Telephone:  (301) 402-4325
FAX:  (301) 402-2803

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