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Updating the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals

A regional workshop exploring changes to the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, now in its eighth edition, published in 2011 by National Academies Press

Thursday, June 2, 2011
10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
University Club
University of Pittsburgh
123 University Place
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
412-648-8213

Sponsored by the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, University of Pittsburgh

WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
The target audience for this workshop includes research faculty and laboratory managers involved in animal-based research and teaching at academic institutions, members of an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), and others involved in managing the oversight of laboratory animal programs and facilities.

PURPOSE OF WORKSHOP
The newly published Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals–8th edition differs significantly from previous editions. This workshop will help researchers, laboratory managers, and others involved in animal-based research and teaching at academic institutions understand and comply with new requirements and recommendations in the Guide.

REGISTRATION
There is no fee for this workshop. However, registration is required, and space is limited. Click here to register.

TO GET YOUR OWN COPY OF THE NEW GUIDE:
The eighth edition of the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals is available as a free download at http://www.aaalac.org/resources/Guide_2010.pdf.

To order print copies of the Guide from the National Academies Press, go to http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=12910.

For more information on this workshop, contact:
Joseph T. Newsome, DVM, MS, DACLAM
412-648-8950
jnewsome@pitt.edu