By Anne Meade, web and distance education coordinator
This morning, the 2009 IACUC Conference began with the Eighth Annual Henry Spira Memorial Lecture. Henry Spira, ethicist, social justice advocate, and animal rights activist, is recognized at PRIM&R’s IACUC [...] Read more
TAG ARCHIVES FOR IACUC
Today, we started off the 2009 IACUC Conference in beautiful San Diego by offering two pre-conference programs: IACUC 101 and IBC Basics. Together, these courses gathered together nearly 160 research professionals from around the globe and addressed critical issues in both IACUC administration and IBC management. As with all PRIM&R meetings, the hallmarks of the day were quality learning and information sharing, as well as always helpful networking.
We’re looking forward to Sunday’s session—the AAALAC International Conference on Quality Animal Care. This meeting, held once [...] Read more
Posted by Joanna Cardinal, membership manager
Hello again everyone! My first two months at PRIM&R have been a whirlwind as we have been busy preparing for the upcoming 2009 IACUC Conference. I wanted to slow down long enough to let you know about some of the ways you may get involved in this event.[...] Read more
Posted by Catherine Rogers, marketing coordinator
When it comes to empathy, Temple Grandin knows how to walk in the shoes of another being. And that’s especially true if that other being doesn’t have shoes at all, but hooves, paws, or claws.
Dr. Grandin is one of the world’s leading animal scientists, known for her sensitivity to the details that affect animals’ stability and well-being. The roots of her experience with animals extend from early childhood into Dr. Grandin’s adult life as a professor, author, inventor, and animal-handling expert.
You can begin to see why she was PRIM&R’s top choice to deliver the Henry Spira [...] Read more