by Joanna Cardinal, Assistant Director for Membership and IT Operations

Today we’d like to introduce you to Natalie Mays, BA, LATG, CPIA, who serves as a member of PRIM&R’s Diversity Advisory Group. Read previous posts in the series here.

Natalie Mays has been a PRIM&R member for five years. She is the director of the office of the institutional animal care and use committee (IACUC) and institutional biosafety committee (IBC) at New York University Langone Medical Center (NYULMC). Prior to joining the team at NYULMC, Natalie was the IACUC director at Columbia [...] Read more


Welcome to another installment of our featured member profiles where we will continue to introduce you to our members—individuals who work to advance ethical research on a daily basis. Please read on to learn more about their professional experiences, how membership helps connect them to a larger community, and what goes on behind the scenes in their lives! 
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 PRIM&R is pleased to bring you a live post from the first day of the 2011 Advancing Ethical Research Conference and the PRIM&R Blog Squad. The PRIM&R Blog Squad is composed of PRIM&R members who are devoted to blogging prior to, live from, and after our conferences.

Every year, when I come to the Advancing Ethical Research [...] Read more


IBC Conference: June 24-26

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Collaboration between IRBs and IBCs offers immediate and long-term benefits—especially when it comes to reviewing human gene transfer research projects. This effort not only ensures that regulatory requirements are met, but that risks and potential benefits are clearly communicated to research participants.

So, where might you begin bridging the gap? You could start by attending Institutional Biosafety Committees: Promoting Optimal Practice Now and in the Future. Hosted by the National Institutes of Health Office of Biotechnology Activities (NIH OBA) and the Eagleson Institute on June 24-26, this meeting aims to help biosafety professionals expand their knowledge of research [...] Read more