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Symposium on Social Housing of Laboratory Animals, 2013

The following are a selection of presentations from a symposium that was co-hosted by NIH, USDA, OLAW, The Enrichment Record, and the Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT) on August 22-23, 2013 at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Natcher Center in Bethesda, Maryland.

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 2013 Symposium on Social Housing of Laboratory Animals playlist can be viewed on YouTube or as individual videos below. 

Socialization: Behavioral Intervention and Temperament Testing Speaker: Kristine Coleman, Oregon Health & Science University

Socialization of Nonhuman Primate Groups Speaker: Steven Schapiro, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Federal Oversight and Peer-Review Perspectives on Social Housing: Representatives from AAALAC, USDA, and OLAW Speakers: Carol Clarke, USDA, APHIS; Brent Morse, NIH, OLAW; and Kathryn Bayne, AAALAC International

Pigs: Social Housing Speaker: Candace Croney, Purdue University

Rabbits: Social Housing Speaker: Karen Froberg, Bio-Serv

A Historical Perspective on Social Housing Speaker: Kathryn Bayne, AAALAC International