March IACUC 101 and PRIMR/ARENA Annual IACUC Meeting in Boston

Notice Number: NOT-OD-06-027

Key Dates
Release Date: January 6, 2006

Issued by
National Institutes of Health (NIH), (

The Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare/NIH (OLAW) will join Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R) and the Applied Research Ethics National Association (ARENA) in co-sponsoring IACUC 101 on Sunday, March 26, and the annual PRIMR/ARENA IACUC Conference on Monday-Tuesday, March 27-28, 2006 , in Boston , Massachusetts . This year's PRIMR/ARENA Conference theme is Learning from the Past, Looking to the Future . IACUC 101 is a full day didactic and interactive course for new as well as seasoned IACUC members, IACUC affiliates and individuals responsible for their institution's animal care program. Participants will receive an extensive Resources Manual plus other valuable reference materials and information.

The PRIM&R/ARENA Annual IACUC Conference will include panels on the currency of the 1996 Guide, best practices and new approaches avoiding conflict of interest during the IACUC review process, and lessons learned from Katrina. The conference is designed to be relevant and of interest to IACUC participants of all levels of experience.

Additional information about the meeting and registration is posted at:


For questions or further information, contact:

Margaret C. Quinlan
Animal Welfare Program Specialist
Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare
National Institutes of Health
6705 Rockledge Drive, Suite 360
Bethesda , MD 20892-7982
Fax: 301-402-2803

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