Program to be set by Spring of 2017
December 4-5, 2017
Sponsors with The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio; USDA/APHIS/AC; The Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare/NIH/DHHS; CITI Program; Merck, Inc., and a-tune Software, Inc
Topics presented at this educational Winter Conference will help to fulfill the training requirements stated in the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals 8th edition, 2011 that states “All personnel involved with the care and use of animals must be adequately educated, trained, and/or qualified in basic principles of laboratory animal science to help ensure high-quality science and animal well-being”. It will also address USDA/APHIS/AC Policy 15 that states ”IACUC members should be trained in understanding the Animal Welfare Act, protocol review and facility inspections.”
Special Needs: Individuals requiring special accommodations should contact the SCAW office prior to the meeting. SCAW is in compliance with the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.