YOU ARE INVITED!
NCAB JULY MEETING
Featuring Dr. Ross McDevitt: “Using Rodents to Model Age-Related Decline in Locomotor and Cognitive Ability”
Dr. McDevitt received a bachelor’s degree in Molecular Biology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a PhD in Neurobiology from the University of Washington-Seattle, where he researched the role of serotonin in anxiety using rats. He performed a postdoctoral fellowship at the National Institute on Drug Abuse where he researched the interaction of serotonin and dopamine in controlling reward-seeking behavior in mice. He came to the NIA in 2017 to join CMS and run the Mouse Phenotyping Unit.
Food will be provided by Jimmy's Famous Seafood.
**PLEASE REGISTER BY JULY 9 FOR SECURITY VALIDATION**
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NCAB Golf Outing to Support Hero Dogs, a Maryland 501(c)(3) Organization
Hero Dogs, Inc. is a Maryland 501(c)(3) non‐profit corporation that raises and trains service dogs and places them free of charge with our nation’s Veterans to improve quality of life and restore independence. All proceeds benefit Hero Dogs; all contributions are greatly appreciated and are fully tax deductable.
Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Waverly Woods Golf Club
2100 Warwick Way Marriottsville, MD, 21104
7:30 AM Check-in Time
8:30 AM Shotgun Start
Please contact Frank Lynch and Mark Smith for further information
This workshop will offer guidance for all involved in laboratory animal research, including IACUC administrators, PIs, veterinarians, compliance staff, and all IACUC members, including non-affiliated members. All participants will be able to freely discuss issues of common concern, hear from experienced colleagues, and help in the development of guidance to assist institutions of all sizes advance animal welfare and promote research. The Workshop will feature opportunities for all participants to work collaboratively to review scenarios that may be encountered by a research facility’s IACUC.
The full agenda will be released shortly and will include facilitated discussions and presentations. The featured session will include multiple case studies to be examined for animal welfare and compliance concerns by small groups followed by an open discussion to address how to appropriately review the issue in the IACUC, reporting to regulatory agencies and follow-up, and changes needed to improve animal welfare and institutional compliance. Participants will also be provided with opportunities to review other topics of interest and to solicit comments from colleagues from other institutions.
This workshop includes coffee and tea during the morning and a boxed lunch.
After the breakout sessions end and the exhibitor hall closes for the day, join your friends, colleagues, and fellow NCAB members for a networking social on-site at Turf Valley. This event will include music provided by a DJ, two drink tickets, and plenty of fun. Extra tickets are available for purchase.