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Medical University of South Carolina Swine Course
Charleston, SC
5-7 February 2018
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15th CDC International Symposium on Biosafety
Atlanta, GA
10-14 February 2018
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2018 ACLAM Forum
Lake Tahoe, NV
28 April-2 May 2018
Hyatt Regency-Lake Tahoe
2018 ACLAM Certifying Exam
Hyatt Regency, Bethesda, MD
1 July 2018
 
 December 2017
President's Message: 1
ACLAM Announcements: 2
Foundation News: 7
Open Positions: 9

 

Forum

Forum 2017

The Blending of Science and Camaraderie 

Forum Poster Abstracts 

2017 Forum Attendees will receive 19 RACE approved CE credits. Approved as a New York State sponsor of continuing education for veterinarians.

 

Forum 2017 Presentations

Advances and Challenges of Rodent Surgery in 21st Century  PDF Szczepan Baran

Application of CRISPR/CAS9 for Gene Targeting in Rabbits  PDF Jie Xu

How Many Laptops Does it Take to Keep a Mouse Homeothermic While Anesthetized to Perform MRI? (And, why it matters!)  PDF Joan M Greve

How Do We Talk About Our Work--The Generational Changes Creating an Imperative for Transparency!  PPT Ken Gordon

J. Russell Lindsey Lectureship  PPT Samuel Cartner

Looking at the World Through Rose Colored Cages: Lighting and Cage Color Preferences in Rats  PDF Brianna Gaskill

Multiple Reporting Lines  PPT Stacy Pritt

Overview and Challenges Associated with Maintaining a Transgenic Rabbit Colony  PDF Patrick Lester

Pharmacokinetics of Transdermal Fentanyl Solution in Swine  PPT Stephanie Lewis

Reduction, Refinement, and Replacement of Mice Through Innovations in the Application of Novel CRIPSR/Cas Tools and Techniques  PPT Joshua Wood

Regulatory Research Burden and the Biomedical Scientist: Is There Hope On the Horizon?  PDF Thomas Rosol

Rigor & Reproducibility: Implementation of NIH Policy for Sex as a Biological Variable (SABV)  PDF Elena Gorodetsky

Scientific Reproducibility & Animal Pain Management in the Animal Laboratory  PDF Larry Carbone

The Effect of Sanitation on a Common Rodent Behavioral Assay of Anxiety  PPT John Hershey

Troubleshooting the VVC Process  PDF Anna Hampton

Vivarium: 24th Century?  PPT Scott Mischler

 


Forum 2016

St. Pete Beach, 1-4 May 2016

One Fish, Two Fish, Brain Breakthroughs; Pain, Drugs, Regs and Funding, Too
This program has been approved for 14 CE hours by AAVSB/RACE. 

Forum 2016 Presentations

If at first you don’t succeed--try, try again!  PPT Ruth Blauwiekel

A Reviewer’s Perspective on G20 Grants  PPT  Lyndon J. Goodly

NIH G20 Grant Writing: Key Considerations  PPT Craig Fletcher

Twenty Years of C-06 Construction and G-20 Renovation Grants  PPT Diane J. Gaertner

ACLAM Forum 2016 Pre-Forum Survey Results Controlled Substances  PDF Patrick A. Lester

ACLAM Legal Issues Facing The Biomedical Research Community  PDF Nancy E. Halpern

Pain in Mice and Man: Ironic Adventures in Translation  PDF Jeffery S. Mogil

Key Aspects of Environmental Management for Laboratory Zebrafish  PDF Christian Lawrence

New Directions at AAALAC International  PPT Chris Newcomer

Regulatory science research: how can animal studies push BRAIN technology towards translation to the clinic?  PDF Cristin Welle

How research animals can help us understand and repair the human brain - opportunities and challenges.  PDF Bijan Pesaran

Zebrafish Biosecurity and Health Monitoring  PDF Marcus J. Crim


 

Forum 2015

New Orleans, LA 3-6 May 2015

Update your Skill Set: Leadership & Management, Preclinical Models & Occupational Health

Forum 2015 Presentations

Challenges and Opportunities in Preclinical Drug Development  PPT Steve Perrin

Challenges of Developing Regenerative Therapies for Heart Failure  PPT Marc Penn

From Pitfalls to Predictability: Refining Translatable Endpoints in Rodent Models of Human Neurodegenerative Diseases  PPT Kimberly Scearce-Levie

Gene-targeted Pigs: Improved Models for Translational Research  PPT Chris Rogers

Integrating Safety into Culture: A Discussion of Workforce Behaviors and Leadership Beliefs  PDF Sean G. Kaufman

Occupational Health from the Physicians Perspective: Allergens and Viral Vectors  PPT Peter Nigro

OSHA Regulations and the Law  PPT Wayne E. Pinkstone

Managing Talent within your Organization  PDF1  PDF2 Kellie Guarino

Leadership and Influence  PDF Edward O’Neil

Funding Opportunities for Research Infrastructure and Education and Training & Grant Writing and Strategic Planning for Veterinary Scientists and Program Directors  PPT  PPT2 Franziska B. Grieder

Leadership Development  PDF Kellie Guarino

Ovarian Structure Protein 1: A Sensitive Molecular Biomarker of Gonadal Intersex  PPT Cecon T. Mahapatra

Evaluation of Optimal CO2 Displacement Rates During Mouse Euthanasia  PPT Joseph T. Newsome

Novel Methods of Evaluation of Post-Surgical Pain in Female Guinea Pigs  PDF Jennie Lofgren

Forum 2015 Poster Abstracts

 A “PEDI” CURES ALL: TOENAIL TRIMMING AND THE TREATMENT OF ULCERATIVE DERMATITIS Adams, Chu, Felt, Geronimo, and Garner
 
 TEACHING LABORATORY RODENT RESEARCH TECHNIQUES UNDER THE TENETS OF SITUATED LEARNING IMPROVES STUDENT CONFIDENCE AND PROMOTES COLLABORATION Whitcomb and Taylor
 
 POSTOPERATIVE ANALGESIA OF SUSTAINED-RELEASE BUPRENORPHINE, SUSTAINED-RELEASE MELOXICAM, AND CARPROFEN GEL IN A MODEL OF INCISIONAL PAIN IN RATS (RATTUS NORVEGICUS) Seymour, Adams, Felt, Jampachaisri, Yeomans and Pacharinsak
 
 THE EFFECTS OF ELECTROACUPUNCTURE ON INTESTINAL INTEGRITY IN A MOUSE MODEL OF TOTAL BODY IRRADIATION Ramirez, Vaught, Yin, Andrutis, and Vidyasagar
 
 EVALUATION OF EXHAUST AIR DEBRIS FOR DETECTION OF INFECTIOUS AGENTS IN MICE HOUSED IN IVC RACKS Myles, Besch-Williford, Bauer, Livingston and Riley
 
 NOVEL ALTERNATIVE MODEL FOR TEACHING MOUSE SKIN SUTURING AND TAIL VEIN INJECTION TECHNIQUES McCrackin and Swagel
 
 CULTIVATING A FIT ANIMAL CARE PROGRAM IN THE AGE OF LEAN Kirchain, Ranns, Kilpatrick, and McNally
 
 SAMPLING FOR PATHOGENS: LIVE SENTINEL MICE VS. PCR SWABS FROM EXHAUST PLENUMS ON INDIVIDUALLY VENTILATED CAGE (IVC) RACKS Horne, Desmarais, Saunders, and Henderson
 
 CORRELATION BETWEEN SURFACE TEMPERATURE AND CORE BODY TEMPERATURE IN LONG EVANS RATS Hershey and Miller
 
 DEVELOPMENT OF A PORT TO ALLOW FOR REPEATED OVARIAN BIOPSIES IN A SPONTANEOUS MODEL OF OVARIAN CANCER IN DOMESTIC LAYING HENS (GALLUS GALLUS DOMESTICUS) Galaviz and Lin
 
 A NOVEL METHOD TO DETERMINE PRECISE EXOGENOUS INSULIN REQUIREMENTS IN DIABETIC RATS: POTENTIAL USE IN ISLET REPLACEMENT THERAPIES Dumpala, Holdcraft, Smith, and Gazda
 
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF GROWTH CHARACTERISTICS OF SPRAGUE DAWLEY RATS OBTAINED FROM DIFFERENT SOURCES Koya, Brower, Grace, Kotz
 
 TUMOR-INITIATING STEM CELLS ARE REGULATED BY Á-CAMKII-INDUCED VEGF IN HUMAN OSTEOSARCOMA Daft, Cadillac and Zayzafoon
 
 USE OF FLUOROSCOPY AND NUCLEAR MEDICINE IMAGING DURING INTRA-ARTERIAL ADMINISTRATION OF VX2 CARCINOMA CELL SUSPENSION IN RABBITS TO VERIFY WIDESPREAD DISSEMINATION OF NEOPLASTIC CELLS Curtin, Sexton, Hendler, Alberico, Pandey, and Grossman
 
 COMPARISON OF NESTING MATERIAL USE BY FEMALE C57BL/6 MICE
Boivin and Duckro
 
 PHYSIOLOGIC RESPONSE OF C57BL/6 MICE TO DIFFERENT
CO2 EUTHANASIA FLOW RATES Boivin, Bottomley and Grobe
 
 OLDER SENTINEL MICE ARE AS SUSCEPTIBLE AS YOUNG MICE TO MURINE PATHOGENS TRANSMITTED BY DIRTY BEDDING Besch-Williford, Myles, Bauer, Livingston, and Riley
 
 ASSOCIATION OF PRIMATE VETERINARIANS (APV) NONHUMAN PRIMATE 2014 HOUSING SURVEY Bennett
 
 EVALUATING A NEW ENVIRONMENTAL ENRICHMENT OPTION FOR MICE Kelley, Jessica, Baker, and Bornstein-Elbirt

 


Past ACLAM Forums

2017 | Tucson, AZ
The Blending of Science and Camaraderie

2016 | St. Pete Beach, FL
One Fish, Two Fish, Brain Breakthroughs; Pain, Drugs, Regs and Funding, Too

2015 | New Orleans, LA
Update your Skill Set: Leadership & Management, Preclinical Models & Occupational Health

2014 | Coeur D'Alene, ID
Disaster Planning, Skills (Management) One Health Initiative and Pain Management - AKA- "DIP SO HIP"

2013 | Williamsburg, VA
The Laboratory Animal Veterinarian's Role in Influencing Regulatory Evolution in Social Housing, Drug Management and Program Oversight

2012 | St. Pete Beach, FL
Of Mice and Management

2011 | San Antonio, TX

2010 | Newport, RI
Laboratory Animal Medicine: Can we talk?

2009 | Tucson, AZ
Into the Future - Lab Animal Medicine Preview and Prophecy

2008 | Myrtle Beach, SC
Embracing Change: Preparing for the Future

2007 | Tucscon, AZ
50 Years of Support Biomedical Research

2006 | St. Pete Beach, FL
Education in Lab Animal Medicine
 


Future ACLAM Forums

28 April - 2 May 2018, Lake Tahoe, NV

Hotel: Hyatt Regency-Lake Tahoe

 

14 April - 17 2019, New Orleans, LA

Hotel: Royal Sonesta on Bourbon Street