Looking for social housing resources? Recordings of select presentations from the Symposium on Social Housing of Laboratory Animals held August 22-23, 2013 and October 5-6, 2014 are now available. In these videos, experts in animal behavior and welfare discuss socialization, species-specific considerations, oversight requirements, and more.
The PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals has been updated. The 2015 revision reflects the following changes:
IACUC 101/201 workshops will be held April 8-9, 2015 in Atlanta, GA.
IACUC 101: The Basics is a one-day didactic and interactive exploration of IACUC fundamentals appropriate for new and seasoned IACUC members, IACUC affiliates, and individuals responsible for their institution's animal care program. The course provides a basic yet comprehensive overview of the laws, regulations, and policies that govern the humane care and use of research animals.
Join OLAW for a webinar, Zebrafish 101 for IACUCs, on March 12, from 1:00 to 2:00 pm ET. Guest speakers Monte Matthews, University of Oregon, and Dr. George Sanders, University of Washington School of Medicine, will discuss programmatic and veterinary care needs of zebrafish and provide IACUCs with useful information to help facilitate institutional oversight of PHS-funded research involving aquatic species.
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Find the latest resources and news in the most recent NIH eSubmission Items of Interest. How to submit budget forms for subawards that are not active for all periods of the prime, determining if an application fits within a direct cost limit and timeline for ASSIST support of single-project applications are among the topics covered in this edition.
An IACUC 101 workshop and the Public Responsibility in Medicine and Research (PRIM&R) IACUC Conference will be held March 18-20, 2015 in Boston, MA.
IACUC 101 is a one-day didactic and interactive exploration of IACUC fundamentals appropriate for new and seasoned IACUC members, IACUC affiliates, and individuals responsible for their institution's animal care program. The course provides a basic yet comprehensive overview of the laws, regulations, and policies that govern the humane care and use of research animals.
NIH is currently revising the policy requirements in the NIH Grants Policy Statement to align with DHHS's regulations (45 CFR Part 75) implementing OMB's Uniform Guidance. The NIH Interim Grant General Conditions document must be used until those revisions are in place.
Over 65 Grants Management, Program, Review and Policy officials from NIH & HHS will be on hand to share their expertise and answer your questions at the NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration in Baltimore, Maryland. This unique event includes a 2-day seminar (May 7-8) and four optional pre-seminar workshops (May 6). The workshops are filling fast, so check out the agenda details to see if the specific training you need, is offered. General registration rates are available until April 3. After that, late rates apply so don’t wait.