LabRoots' two-day international Laboratory Animal Science (LAS) virtual conference, that took place on February 3rd and 4th, 2016, is now On Demand. This is the premier online-only Free conference focused on laboratory animal science.
Keynotes during this event included Malcolm Macleod, Jeremy G Turner, Katie Lidster, and Huw Golledge, discussing the topics below:
- Risks of Bias in in vivo research – and what to do about them
- Vibration, Noise & Ultrasonic Noise From Vivarium and Lab Equipment as Rapidly Growing Confounds in Animal Research
- The ARRIVE guidelines: Improving the design and reporting of animal research to optimize the reproducibility of animal studies
- A good death? Are our ‘euthanasia’ methods for lab animals actually humane?
This year’s Program Committee led by Dr. Szczepan Baran, Head of Innovative Animal Technologies and Training at Novartis Pharmaceuticals, and composed of over 30 world renowned experts, presented the conference theme titled “Optimizing Design, Conduct and Reproducibility of Animal Studies” with the following tracks:
Optimizing Animal Study Designs
Optimizing the conduct and implementation of animal studies
Optimizing Reproducibility of Animal Studies
Learn more about this virtual event by watching this video.
Lab Animal Sciences brought together scientists, students, veterinary technicians, veterinarians, technical support staff, IACUC administrators and committee members, as well as training and compliance personnel from around the world to learn about recent advances on the science of animal wellbeing, housing, enrichment and biomethodology. This diverse group of experts produces one, groundbreaking conference, which is absolutely free to all participants. Watch from your office or home, and still be able to attend a first-rate conference with world renowned presentations.
Continuing Educational Credits
The 2016 conference is approved by the American Association of Veterinary State Boards for Continuing Education for veterinarians and veterinary technicians to receive CE credits, and will also meet AALAS and CALAS continuing education criteria.
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