Statement of Task:
A 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.
This workshop was made possible by generous contributions from:
American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine, American Veterinary Medical Association, Charles River Laboratories, Covance Laboratories, Inc., GlaxoSmithKline, Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Novartis Corporation, University of California–Davis, University of Illinois, University of Michigan, University of Washington and the National Academies.