Meeting the Information Requirements of the Animal Welfare Act: A Workshop
The USDA Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC) teaches a one and a half day workshop at the National Agricultural Library (NAL) in Beltsville, MD, for individuals who are responsible for providing information to meet the requirements of the Animal Welfare Act (AWA). The workshop is targeted for principal investigators, members of IACUCs, information providers, administrators of animal use programs, and veterinarians.
Find the latest resources and news in the most recent NIH eSubmission Items of Interest. ASSIST expansion, ASSIST Copy Application feature, reminders of 2016 policy changes and a look back at 10 years of electronic application submission are among the topics covered in this edition.
A revision to the NIH Grants Policy Statement (Rev. 11/2015) is now available (NOT-OD-16-030). This revision is a standard term and condition for all NIH grants and cooperative agreements with budget periods beginning on or after October 1, 2015.
The 14th CDC International Symposium on Biosafety “Biosafety Management: Planning for the Future by Learning from the Past” will be returning to the Crowne Plaza Ravinia in Atlanta, GA on January 30 - February 3, 2016. Hear from industry leaders on lessons learned and how biosafety regulations are changing.
Attend this symposium for 2½ days of presentations and discussions, plus 2 days of pre-conference courses, as well as many opportunities to network with your colleagues and over 30 exhibitors.
Annual reports for the period January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2015 are due to OLAW by January 31, 2016 as required by the PHS Policy.
What to Include
As with previous annual reports, the information to be reported consists of any change in the institution’s program of animal care and use, any change in the Institutional Official or IACUC membership, the dates that the IACUC conducted its semiannual evaluations of the program and facilities, and any minority view by an IACUC member.
Find the latest resources and news in the most recent NIH eSubmission Items of Interest. Form and policy changes coming in 2016, manual post-submission application checks, and biosketch compliance are among the topics covered in this edition.