Recent Articles

May 4, 2016 1:33 pm
V. James Lemken
Successfully managing an extraordinary event and managing the treatment of the facilities population has its own challenges, but there are a few options and strategies to consider when dealing with the animals macro-environment.
May 4, 2016 1:00 pm
Elizabeth Doughman, Editor-in-Chief
The 2016 TurnKey Conference, to be held May 24-25, 2016 at the Gaylord National Harbor in Oxon Hill, MD (Washington, DC) is the industry’s leading educational and networking event for facility directors and managers, veterinarians, vendors, designs, and architects. Registration for this two day conference is only $795.
May 3, 2016 9:17 am
Elizabeth Doughman, Editor-in-Chief
ALN spoke with Paula Clifford, MLA, CVT, RLATG, the Executive Director of Americans for Medical Progress. Paula is one of the two distinguished keynotes presenting at the 2016 TurnKey Conference, which will be held May 24-25 in Oxon City, MD (Washington DC).
April 26, 2016 9:47 am
Elizabeth Doughman, Editor-in-Chief
ALN spoke with Jeremy Beech, principal research associate and vivarium facility manager at Ipsen Bioscience, Inc. Jeremy 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).
April 19, 2016 9:22 am
Elizabeth Doughman, Editor-in-Chief
ALN spoke with Jim Rizzi, the Director of Transitional Services at The WorkingBuildings Group. Jim 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).
April 12, 2016 9:19 am
Elizabeth Doughman, Editor-in-Chief
ALN spoke with Jennifer Swedell, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, a laboratory planner and programmer for CO Architects. Jennifer 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).
April 6, 2016 4:56 pm
Martin Seidenfeld, Ph.D.
Burnout is a serious business concern, because employees who feel burned out are more likely to quit and employee turnover is expensive—both economically and psychologically.
April 5, 2016 4:55 pm
Ann Marie Dinkel, RLATG
In preparation for a training session, you gather materials, get a head count for handouts/copies and ask the institution what subject matter they want covered. But how much time do you spend on identifying your audience?
April 5, 2016 4:47 pm
Teresa Woodger
We are often told that children born today will be doing jobs and careers we have not even imagined yet, prompting us to consider the varied skills and jobs found within commercial companies serving the animal research community and the technology driven changes in the last few years.
April 5, 2016 4:41 pm
Stacy Pritt, DVM, MBA, MS, CPIA
For the fourth, and final, part of this series, I will focus on putting risk identification, characterization, and mitigation in a dynamic framework that can be used by IACUCs on a regular basis.
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