Symposium on Social Housing of Laboratory Animals
Co-hosted by USDA, OLAW, UC Davis School of Veterinarian Medicine, Division of Veterinary Resources NIH, Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing, and the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology
March 17-18, 2016
UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
Attendee registration extended through March 11, 2016.
Primate facility tour on March 16th (optional): $15
Registration fee: $150/day or $250/both days
Government: $100/day or $175/both days
Student (must include copy of student ID with payment): $50/day or $75/both days
*Free registration for UC Davis students. MUST provide copy of student ID badge to Jamie DeRita at email@example.com.*
Sponsor and/or Exhibitor registration information here. Sponsor and/or Exhibitor registration closes March 11, 2016.
If attending one day, please specify which day you are attending on the registration form.
March 16, 2016 - Primate Center Tour
Tour of California National Primate Research Center
Meet at the hotel (Holiday Inn Express & Suites Davis - University Area, 1640 Research Park Drive, Davis, CA 95618) no later than 2:15pm. Transportation to the tour will leave at 2:30pm sharply.
March 17, 2016 - Day 1
Brenda McCowan, UC Davis
Best Practices for Socializing Macaques
Dawn Abney, Charles River Laboratories
Social Housing During Experimentation
Melanie Graham, University of Minnesota
Kelly Metcalf-Pate, Johns Hopkins University
Current Viewpoints From Regulators and Peer Reviewers
Carol Clarke, USDA
Pat Brown, OLAW
John Bradfield, AAALAC International
The Use of Personality to Predict Compatibility
John Capitanio, UC Davis
March 18, 2016 - Day 2
100,000 MRIs of Awake Dogs: What We’ve Learned
Gregory Berns, Emory University
Jim Weed, Centers for Disease Control
Fish Socialization and Enrichment
Doreen Bartlett, OLAW, NIH
Amphibian Socialization and Enrichment
Jim Cox, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Swine Behavior and Socialization
Candace Croney, Purdue University
Social Housing of Mice: Principles, Controversies, Challenges, and Solutions
Joe Garner, Stanford University
For further information, please contact Jamie DeRita-Rodriguez.