This April we're excited to bring you a new survey about rodent handling, opportunities to learn about non-aversive handling for mice, and the first ever microphysiological systems world summit! Plus, two podcast episodes full of 3Rs information and a shout out to our newest intern!
Do you currently work with mice in a research or breeding facility? Please take our 10 minute survey on practices for picking up mice, open until May 17th! We want to hear about your experiences and perceptions!
You can register now to attend the virtual MSMR Enrichment Symposium happening May 17th-20th! Join us 10am-1pm EST on Tuesday, May 18 for NA3RsC's workshop on non-aversive handling & rodent health monitoring.
Save the date for the first MPS World Summit on June 24th, 2021, focusing on regulatory acceptance for MPS. Abstracts due May 14. This conference will bring together stakeholders from diverse industries & help establish an international MPS community.
In our latest 3-minute 3Rs podcast we highlight some zebrafish refinements, from elastomer tagging for identification to housing enrichment. We also bring things back to basics with two papers reviewing normal anatomy and conditions.
If you haven't listened yet, check out the on-demand Altasciences podcast episode #17 featuring NA3RsC Program Manager Dr. LaFollette. Topics covered include animal welfare, the future of animal research, & rat tickling!
A warm welcome to our new communications intern Sara Zeman! Sara is a junior at University of Oregon studying PR, journalism, & dance. She has experience in written & oral communication & has a passion for public and animal health. We are excited to have her on our team!
As you can see, NA3RsC is working hard to advance the science and education of refining, reducing, and replacing animals in laboratory research. Your donation to the North American 3Rs Collaborative will enable us to expand these efforts.