ILAR Roundtable: Gene Editing to Modify Animal Genomes for Research: Scientific and Ethical Considerations

December 7 and 8, 2015

Join the ILAR Roundtable for a free 2-day workshop on December 7 and 8, 2015 to discuss the promise and challenges of gene editing in animal research using CRISPR/Cas9, TALENS and “zinc fingers”. Peter Hohenstein of the Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh, who studies kidney development, stem cells, and disease in transgenic mouse models, will lead Day 1 sessions focused on the state of science, specific animal species, and governance. On Day 2, eminent bioethicist Arthur Caplan of New York University’s Langone Medical Center will lead sessions on ethical and regulatory issues. The workshop will be held at 500 5th Street NW, Washington, DC and will be freely available via webcast.

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CALAS/ACSAL 55th Annual Symposium
June 11-14, 2016

The 55th Annual Symposium will be held in downtown Toronto, Ontario.   Visit the Symposium Website  for details and/or sign up for email updates.

Registration is now open!  Click here to learn more….Register by April 10th to take advantage of Early Bird Discounts!  CALAM/ACMAL Members get CALAS member rates as an affiliate organization.

Join us Sunday, June 12th for the CALAM/ACMAL Annual General Meeting.  CALAM/ACMAL Sponsored events include a scientific session and a member luncheon with guest speaker.

More details to come



The American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM) advances the humane care and responsible use of laboratory animals through certification of veterinary specialists, professional development, education and research. ACLAM also coordinates a mentoring program for veterinary students and veterinarians interested in entering the laboratory animal field, for laboratory animal practitioners interested in becoming board-certified, and for established lab animal practitioners who seek further career development.