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SCAW is committed to the development, acceptance and implementation of the highest standards for responsible use of animals in science.

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Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees (IACUC) Training Workshop

SCAW IACUC Training Workshop

Memphis, TN, April 20, 2016

New York, NY, September 16, 2016

Los Angeles, CA, October 7, 2016

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SCAW’s Winter Conference

December 5-6, 2016
San Antonio, TX

December 4-5, 2017
San Antonio, TX
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SCAW is now a affiliate member of cafepress. Every time you click on the above link from the SCAW website it will take you to Cafepress for your online shopping. When you purchase something from this link, 15% of your total order will go to SCAW to benefit animal welfare. We at SCAW thank you for your support.

May 24, 2016When are Rats, Mice, Bird and Fish Protected by US Federal Laws

This post might be of interest and useful for teaching, outreach, and promoting understanding of how the US regulatory system works with respect to animal research. It is not uncommon that members of the public, including students, believe that there are no federal laws, regulation, or oversight of research with rats, mice, and birds. That is obviously not true, but is a myth that can be difficult to counter. It is an important point to address in order to have accurate and informed public views.

May 29, 2015Global 3Rs Award Program

The Global 3Rs Awards program will recognize significant innovative contributions toward the 3Rs of animal research to advance ethical science by any researcher (nominated author, principal investigator, or research team leader), in academia or industry in any area of biology (e.g., basic science, discovery, development, teaching, testing, manufacture for new medicines, vaccines, medical devices or healthcare products for humans and animals).

March 6, 2015Amazon Smile

SCAW is now part of Amazon Smile!
Shop at Amazon Smile part of Amazon, choose Scientists Center for Animal Welfare (SCAW) as your charity and amazon will donate .05%. Click on the below link to be directed to SCAW's Amazon Smile page, or copy and paste link.

October 16, 2014Barcelona’s Institute for Research

Scientists at Barcelona’s Institute for Research in Biomedicine have been busy learning their dance moves for this video to raise awareness and support for research into diseases such as cancer and metastasis, Alzheimer’s and diabetes. _A donation will be made to research at IRB Barcelona for each viewing of this video.

April 9, 2014For the 2014 Aquatic Veterinary Educational Grant Program

The AVMF is proud to annouce the 2014 Aquatic Veterinary Educational Grant Program for veterinary students and recent graduates.