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Symposium on Social Housing of Laboratory Animals, 2014

The following are a selection of presentations from a symposium that was co-hosted by NIH, USDA, OLAW, University of Colorado-Denver - Anschutz Medical Center, and the Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT) on October 5-6, 2014 at the University of Colorado-Denver - Anschutz Medical Center in Denver, Colorado.

These presentations are being hosted by Animal Welfare Information Center, a service of The National Agricultural Library. Staff do not edit or otherwise modify the original materials. The views expressed in the presentations do not necessarily reflect the policies of the National Agricultural Library or the United States Department of Agriculture.

The 2014 Symposium on Social Housing of Laboratory playlist can be viewed on YouTube or as individual videos below.


Keynote/Importance of Social Housing Speaker: Bernard Rollin, Colorado State University


Best Practices for Socializing Macaques Speaker: Kate Baker, Tulane NPRC


Mixed Primate Species Housing Speakers: Joe Erwin, George Washington University


Current Viewpoints from Regulators and Peer Reviewers Speaker: Carol Clarke, USDA, APHIS, Animal Care


Current Viewpoints from Regulators and Peer Reviewers Speaker: Axel Wolff, NIH, OLAW


Current Viewpoints from Regulators and Peer Reviewers Speaker: John Bradfield, AAALAC International


Veterinarian's Role in Social Housing Speaker: Eric Hutchinson, Johns Hopkins University


Keynote/Ruminants Speaker: Temple Grandin, Colorado State University


Other Rodents (Guinea Pigs and Hamsters) Speaker: Guy Mulder, Charles River Laboratories


Rabbits Speaker: Jeff Wyatt, University of Rochester