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Animal Welfare Information Center

The Animal Welfare Information Center (AWIC) is mandated by the Animal Welfare Act (AWA) to provide information for improved animal care and use in research, testing, and teaching. 

Blood collection tubes

Blood Collection Literature

A new dynamic publication list providing information related to Blood Collection in Laboratory Animals.

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Social Housing of Laboratory Animals

Information about pair and group housing of common animals used in research.

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Workshop on Meeting the Information Requirements of the Animal Welfare Act

AWIC provides training on how to effectively search the literature for 3Rs alternatives.

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Animal Welfare Act (AWA)

Sets standards for the treatment of animals in research, exhibition, transport, and by dealers.

Chemist Joyce Foster extracts chemicals to determine which plants are safe, palatable, and nutritious for livestock.   Photo by Scott Bauer.

3Rs Funding Opportunities

Funding opportunities for the Replacement, Refinement or Reduction of the use of animals in scientific research or testing.

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February 27, 2018 to March 02, 2018
Sponsor:
The Michale E. Keeling Center for Comparative Medicine and Research of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Bastrop, TX
May 06, 2018 to May 11, 2018
Sponsor:
Chicago Zoological Society - Brookfield Zoo
Brookfield, IL
Thursday, December 07, 2017
NIH. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.
Friday, November 17, 2017
NIH. Center for Information Technology.
Monday, November 13, 2017
NIH. Center for Information Technology.
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