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Symposium on Social Housing of Laboratory Animals, 2019

The following are a selection of presentations from a symposium that was co-hosted by  USDANIH, OLAW, Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT), and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology on June 3 & 4, 2019 at National Agricultural Library, United States Department of Agriculture, Beltsville, MD.

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 2019 Symposium on Social Housing of Laboratory Animals playlist can be viewed on YouTube or as individual videos below.


Establishing a Culture of Care Speaker: Patricia Turner


Expanding the Social Community: Breaking Down the Barriers between Animals and Humans Speaker: Catherine Schuppli


Considering The Complete Experience Speaker: Jessica Sheftel


Case Studies from the Field: A Perspective from USDA, OLAW, and AAALAC International Speakers: Neera Gopee, Gary Borkowski and Tanya Hadjis


The Call of the Wild is Lost in Translation: Animals, Models, Science, and What We Don't Know Speaker: Kathleen Pritchett-Corning


Social Housing in the Trenches: Lessons from Zoos Speaker: Louis DiVincenti


Enrichment for Rabbits, Mice, and Rats Speaker: Debra Hickman