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ILAR Roundtable’s on the Transportation of Laboratory Animals.

Don’t miss the ILAR Roundtable’s second workshop on the Transportation of Laboratory Animals. September 3-4, 2014.

An National Research Council appointed committee of experts will plan and conduct a public workshop to examine critical issues relating to the transportation of research animals. Invited speakers will address the challenges of transporting laboratory animals humanely and safely to ensure adequate supply for biomedical research in the face of increasing societal opposition to the domestic and international movement of these animals. The event will be webcast. An individually-authored summary of the presentations and discussions at the workshop will be prepared by a designated rapporteur in accordance with institutional guidelines. For more information or to register, please click here.

Election Results Announced

Congratulations to the following members!

Vice President: Pat Frost
Secretary: Drew Martin
Trustee: Kelly Hopper, Geraldine Fleurie

Behavioral Management Consortium Seeks Volunteers

The Behavioral Management Consortium is seeking veterinary volunteers for a symposium at ASP (37th meeting of the American Society of Primatologists;  Decatur, GA, September 12-15, 2014) on the veterinary/behavioral interface. Specifically, they would like to address how communication, collaboration, and positive interactions between veterinarians and behavioral scientists occur to enhance nonhuman primate care and improve welfare. Any APV members who are attending ASP and would be willing to participate should contact Michele Fahey (michele_fahey@hms.harvard.edu) and John Hasenau (jhasenau@unr.edu) for more information.

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