NIH GUIDE, Volume 23, Number 34, September 23, 1994

P.T. 34


  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

cosponsoring a National Animal Welfare Education Workshop with The

Louisiana State University Medical Center and Xavier University of

Louisiana on September 29-30, 1994.  The topic is Use of Animals in

Research and Alternatives.  The day and a half program will be held

at The Monteleone Hotel, 214 Royal Street, New Orleans, LA, telephone

(504) 523-3341 or 1-800-535-9595.

The day and a half program will address various aspects of the use of

animals in research and the role of animals and alternatives in

research and education.  The workshop will address such issues as:

Adequacy of Computer Searches:  OPRR, USDA, AAALAC, FDA Perspectives

on Alternatives: Occupational Health Program:  Implementation, Update

and Biosafety Concerns:  Role of Animals and Alternatives in

Education:  NIH Plan for Use of Animals in Research:  Fostering the

three Rs and other relevant topics.

The Workshop is open to all persons involved in the management and/or

oversight of an institutional animal care and use program including

institutional administrators, members of Institution Animal Care and

Use Committees, laboratory animal veterinarians, investigators, and


The registration fee is $150.00.


For information concerning registration, contact:

Mrs. Lois Herbez

Division of Animal Care, LSU Medical School

1542 Tulane Avenue

New Orleans, LA  70112-2822

Telephone:  (504) 568-4198

FAX:  (504) 568-4843

For further information concerning future NIH/OPRR Animal Welfare

Education Workshops, contact:

Mrs. Roberta Sonneborn

Office for Protection from Research Risks

National Institutes of Health

Building 31, Room 5B63

Bethesda, MD  20892

Telephone:  (301) 496-7163

FAX:  (301) 402-2803


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