Laboratory animal care : Workshop Reports/Summaries
The Division hosts many workshops, symposia, and other meetings that provide information or bring together policy-makers, members of industry, scientists, and the general public to discuss timely issues. Discussions at workshops and other events are often published in workshop summaries, websites, newsletters, and other formats to preserve and make publicly accessible the information or discussions from the event.
Animal Research in a Global Environment: Meeting the Challenges: Proceedings of the November 2008 International Workshop (2011)
The publication of research articles involving animal studies, central to many disciplines in science and biomedicine, should include adequate and specific information to enable the interpretation, evaluation, and reproducibility of the reported study. Considerable variation in the amount of information required by scientific publications and reported by authors undermines this basic scientific need; insufficient information does not facilitat... More >>
The Development of Science-based Guidelines for Laboratory Animal Care: Proceedings of the November 2003 International Workshop (2004)
The purpose of this workshop was to bring together experts from around the world to assess the available scientific knowledge that can affect the current and pending guidelines and regulations on care of laboratory animals. The workshop consisted of presentations and discussions focused on identifying gaps in the current scientific knowledge of lab animal welfare, assessing potential financial costs of unscientifically-based regulations o... More >>
International Perspectives - the Future of Nonhuman Primate Resources: Proceedings of the April 2002 Workshop (2003)
The future of nonhuman primate (NHP) resources is a concern of scientists, veterinarians, and funding authorities. An April 2002 workshop brought participants from all over the world to discuss various aspects of the issue such as current shortfalls and excesses in NHP breeding and exportation programs, the status of breeding and conservation programs internationally, the development of specific pathogen-free colonies, difficulties i... More >>