Contributions of the IACUC in Enhancing Research Reproducibility: JAALAS, March 2018

Contributions of the Breadth and Depth of IACUC Membership to Experimental Design as a Factor in Research Reproducibility
JAALAS, Vol 57, No 2, March 2018
Read how IACUCs can help enhance research rigor and reproducibility in the March 2018 issue of JAALAS. In this article, the authors explore the contributions of the various IACUC members and discuss how each can help to enhance rigor and mitigate issues regarding irreproducibility in biomedical research involving animals.

SCAW IACUC Training Workshop: June 5, Augusta, GA

The Scientists Center for Animal Welfare (SCAW) will present an IACUC Training Workshop on June 5, 2018, in Augusta, GA. SCAW’s IACUC Training Workshop educates and trains individuals who work with laboratory animals in research, testing and education. They include IACUC members and administrators, Principal Investigators, veterinarians, regulatory personnel and laboratory animal care staff. The regional workshop format lets small groups discuss specific topics that are relevant to IACUC functions.

Symposium on Social Housing of Laboratory Animals: June 4-5, Beltsville, MD

The 5th Annual Symposium on Social Housing of Laboratory Animals will be held June 4-5, 2018, in Beltsville, MD. The goal of this symposium series is to bring together experts in the behavior and science of laboratory animal species to exchange information with scientists, IACUC members, veterinarians, and animal care technicians about the welfare needs of social laboratory animal species and the means to achieve optimal social housing conditions in a variety of settings.