Animal Welfare in High Containment or Barrier Facilities: Addressing Unique Challenges

Audience: The program is tailored to IACUC staff, IACUC members, IOs, veterinarians, investigators, compliance personnel, animal care staff, and others involved in animal programs.

Speaker: Cassandra Tansey, DVM, DACLAM, Deputy Chief, Comparative Medicine Branch, Division of Scientific Resources, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Topic: This presentation will present some of the unique welfare challenges faced when conducting animal research in high containment facilities and provide a framework for institutions to utilize when evaluating and addressing animal welfare in high containment or barrier facilities.

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