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In this session Josh Meyer (The Jacobs Laboratory Planning Group), Dr. George DeMarco (UMASS Medical School) and Edward Jaskolski (UMASS Medical School) will discuss the overall considerations necessary for planning an ergonomic and efficient high capacity rodent vivarium. Specifics will include designing for animal husbandry and welfare requirements such as daily heath checks, cage changing and staging of materials while considering researchers needs to access their animals during daily animal care operations. Brian Bilecki (Allentown) will discuss the specifics of maximum capacity IVC units, their design differences and similarities to traditional IVC units, their components, operation and application within a maximum density vivarium design.
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