Recent Articles

April 5, 2016 3:53 pm
Chris Ertl and Niranjan Kukami
Designing new vivarium or laboratory spaces, or expanding existing ones is an expensive undertaking. Laboratories are being challenged to reduce their operational expenses, improve spatial efficiency, reduce lead times, increase throughput, etc.
April 5, 2016 9:43 am
Elizabeth Doughman, Editor-in-Chief
ALN spoke with Marc Newmark, a principal consultant and Gladys Unger, Ph.D,, a senior consultant, both at Acentech, Inc. Marc and Gladys are members of the distinguished faculty speaking at the 2016 TurnKey Conference, which will be held May 24-25 in Oxon City, MD (Washington DC).
March 30, 2016 9:27 am
Elizabeth Doughman, Editor-in-Chief
Technology changes every day. Think about it: ten years ago, the idea of a smartphone was foreign to most of us and now we all walk around with miniature computers in our pocket that can do everything to make phone calls, watch live television, and look up any fact you might need. Technology in the vivarium is constantly evolving as well.
March 29, 2016 9:16 am
Elizabeth Doughman, Editor-in-Chief
ALN spoke with Theodore Traum and Juan Osorio of World BioHazTec Corp. Ted and Juan are members of the distinguished faculty speaking at the 2016 TurnKey Conference, which will be held May 24-25 in Oxon City, MD (Washington DC).
March 23, 2016 10:07 am
Matthew Castillo, Katia Silva, Stephanie Saverino, Keith R. Fournier, Stephen Oden, Carol Mathieu, George Langan, and Betty R. Theriault
Remodeling plans within a campus vivarium presented opportunity to move a Xenopus laevis frog colony from its location in a standard housing room to a new, more species-specific space. To create a more desirable housing space which also accommodated research interventions, an attached surgical suite was included in the new space design.
March 22, 2016 9:35 am
Elizabeth Doughman, Editor-in-Chief
ALN spoke with Dan Diehl, the CEO of Aircuity. Dan is a member of the distinguished faculty speaking at the 2016 TurnKey Conference, which will be held May 24-25 in Oxon City, MD (Washington DC).
March 16, 2016 9:25 am
Mark Suckow and Bill Yates
An overview of the AWA and PHS policies on laboratory animal care
March 15, 2016 9:44 am
Elizabeth Doughman, Editor-in-Chief
ALN spoke with Dan Frasier, P.E., CCP, a company Principal and Director of Commissioning Services at Cornerstone Commissioning in Boxford, MA. Dan is a member of the distinguished faculty speaking at the 2016 TurnKey Conference, which will be held May 24-25 in Oxon City, MD (Washington DC).
March 11, 2016 9:50 am
Helen Kelly
Here are reports of four implantable telemetry devices developed for continuous glucose monitoring, deep brain neuropotential, and hydrocephalus monitoring. These are exciting advances for the welfare of research animals and the humans whose lives their contribution will improve.
March 10, 2016 9:17 am
Elizabeth Doughman, Editor-in-Chief
ALN spoke with Dr. Rhonda Wiler, Director of the Transgenic Technology Department at Genentech in Dixon, CA, the winner of the 2015 TurnKey Facility Team of the Year Award. Nominations for a 2016 TurnKey Award are open until March 25.
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