NWABR 2015 IACUC Regional Education Conference: February 23, Seattle, WA

The Northwest Association for Biomedical Research (NWABR) will present the 2015 IACUC Regional Education Conference on February 23 in Seattle, WA. The one-day conference will bring together IACUC administrators, staff, veterinarians, researchers and animal lab technicians. There will be interactive discussions for new and experienced IACUC members, opportunities to ask questions of regulatory officials, and networking time with colleagues. For more information, visit https://www.nwabr.org/events-programs/iacuc-conference.

"Openness and Transparency and Biomedical Research Oversight" Webinar Available for Viewing

A recording of the OLAW Online Seminar, Openness and Transparency and Biomedical Research Oversight, broadcast on December 4, 2014 has been posted on the OLAW website. In this webinar a panel of experts discussed the relationship of the Federal FOIA and states open records laws to the USDA OLAW MOU that promotes continual improvement in animal welfare and reduces redundancy in oversight and regulatory burden. The recording and supporting materials can be found on the Education Resources webpage.

2015 NIH Regional Seminar: May 6-8

Mark your calendar for the 2015 NIH Regional Seminar on Program Funding and Grants Administration in Baltimore, Maryland – May 6-8, 2015.  This 2-day seminar, with an optional 3rd day of pre-seminar workshops, is ideal for anyone in the extramural research community who is new to working with NIH grants:  administrators, new and early stage investigators, grant writers, etc.