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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.
Elizabeth Doughman
The Carlson Husbandry Team at the University of Chicago and the Tulane University Structural & Cellular Biology/Comparative Medicine Team both receive Facility Team of the Year Awards. The El Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados del IPN named the TurnKey Facility of the Year.
Elizabeth Doughman
Is a laboratory mouse bred to be specified pathogen free really the best model for developing treatments and therapies for human diseases?
Michael L. Kent, Ph.D., Katrina N. Murray, DVM, Ph.D., and Sean Spagnoli, DVM, DACVP, Ph.D.
Researchers using mammalian models recognize that it is important to avoid underlying diseases and infections in their research animals. In contrast, the zebrafish community has only recently come to embrace the concept that these underlying conditions may profoundly impact their research.
Michael L. Kent, Ph.D., Katrina N. Murray, DVM, Ph.D., and Sean Spagnoli, DVM, DACVP, Ph.D.
Researchers using mammalian models recognize that it is important to avoid underlying diseases and infections in their research animals. In contrast, the zebrafish community has only recently come to embrace the concept that these underlying conditions may profoundly impact their research.
Ann Marie Dinkel, RLATG
Responsibility for thousands of cages, precise record keeping, long hours, or rotating schedules can negatively affect the morale of even the best workers. What influences worker loyalty, and how can work structure help with retention?
Helen Kelly
Building Information Modeling is a software-based design process that facilitates coordination, cooperation, communication, efficiency, and cost-effectiveness on a grand scale, and it’s taken research facility design by storm.
John J. Sancenito
During a crisis, it does not matter if the shooter is a terrorist, mentally disturbed, or a disgruntled former employee. The only thing that matters is survival, and that greatly depends on preparation.
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