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September 6, 2016 2:13 pm
Elizabeth Doughman
The R&D 100 Conference, to be held November 2-4 at the Gaylord National Harbor Resort & Convention Center in Oxon Hill, MD (Washington, DC), is the pinnacle for all things R&D, where today’s top innovators come together to meet, greet, learn, and inspire one another.
September 6, 2016 2:31 pm
Elizabeth Doughman
At the 2016 TurnKey Conference, held May 24-25 at the Gaylord National Harbor Resort and Convention Center in Washington, D.C., a panel of experts discussed why going green is important, as well as simple ways to invest in sustainable design and operations in the animal facility.
September 6, 2016 2:51 pm
Jennifer Swedell, Antoinette Bunkley, and Jennifer Andrews
Intentional placement of vivaria, in basements, separate wings, or even separate buildings, away from other resources, is important for biosecurity, animal health and safety, and regulatory compliance. However, this can create a bottleneck for certain types of research where smaller cohort studies are used.
September 6, 2016 3:31 pm
Cheryl Pater, BS, RVT, RLATG, CMAR
Bloodborne pathogens are pathogenic organisms carried by the blood or other body fluids that cause illness or injury to the body.
September 6, 2016 3:49 pm
Teresa Woodger
Each year, the fall season is one of the busiest times for ATA members. At this time our calendars are packed with annual meetings, conventions, and tradeshows which for many culminates with the National AALAS meeting.
September 6, 2016 4:35 pm
Ann Marie Dinkel, RLATG
How do you encourage and support career-advancing and personal enrichment learning?
September 6, 2016 4:40 pm
Martin Seidenfeld, Ph.D.
When Jenny though about how much things had changed since Tess took over, she came to the sad conclusion: Tess was a Bad Boss. Something had to be done.
August 18, 2016 7:43 am
Elizabeth Doughman
ALN spoke with Charles Jeffery Williams, the Facility Manager of Animal Care at Arizona State University.
Doug Kumph
Establishing effective performance criteria provides a clear benchmark that can be verified as part of a regular performance verification program.
Martin Seidenfeld, Ph.D.
Misconduct is a serious problem. Most supervisors don’t like dealing with disciplinary issues, but you must realize that when you report misbehavior you are just doing your job. The discipline outlined in your organization’s training manuals should be followed carefully.
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