The act requires that investigators provide Institutional Animal Care and Use Committees (IACUC) with documentation demonstrating that a thorough literature search was conducted regarding alternatives. An alternative is any procedure that results in the reduction in the numbers of animals used, refinement of techniques, or replacement of animals.
The objectives of the workshop are to provide:
This workshop is targeted for principal investigators, members of IACUC's, information providers, administrators of animal use programs, and veterinarians. All participants will receive a resource manual.
The workshops will be held on March 5-6, June 24-25, and October 28-29, 1998. The workshop will be limited to 20 people. There is no fee for the workshop.
For more information, contact AWIC at phone: (301) 504-6212, fax: (301) 504-7125, or e-mail: email@example.com, or write to: Animal Welfare Information Center, U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Agricultural Library, 10301 Baltimore Avenue, Beltsville, MD 20705-2351
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The Animal Welfare Information Center
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service
National Agricultural Library
10301 Baltimore Ave.
Beltsville, MD 20705-2351
Phone: (301) 504-6212
FAX: (301) 504-7125
Contact us: http://www.nal.usda.gov/awic/contact.php
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