Transportation of Laboratory Animals: A WorkshopInstitute for Laboratory Animal Research
An National Research Council appointed committee of experts will plan and conduct a public workshop to examine critical issues relating to the transportation of research animals. Invited speakers will address the challenges of transporting laboratory animals humanely and safely to ensure adequate supply for biomedical research in the face of increasing societal opposition to the domestic and international movement of these animals.
The event will be webcast.
An individually-authored summary of the presentations and discussions at the workshop will be prepared by a designated rapporteur in accordance with institutional guidelines.
Workshop Summaries Resulting from this Event
Transportation of laboratory animals is a challenge, both domestically and globally. The movement of research animals requires coordination, planning, and the presence of trained personnel to ensure their safe and humane transport. This workshop focused on educating the research community, policy administrators, and the general public on the challenges surrounding this topic, as well as providing interactive journey planning exercises to conve... More >>