Accession Number : ADA309037

Title :   Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources.

Descriptive Note : Annual rept. 31 Dec 94-30 Dec 95,

Corporate Author : NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Wolfle, Thomas L.

PDF Url : ADA309037

Report Date : JAN 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 550

Abstract : This grant provides partial core support for the Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources (ILAR), which is a component of the Commission on Life Sciences, one of the principal operating units of the National Academy of Sciences (Academy). The Academy operates as a private, non-profit institution charged with providing advice to agencies of the federal government on matters of science and technology. ILAR provides information on the selection, care, and use of biologicals and animals used in research, testing, and education. ILAR'S best known report, the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Aninials, was revised in 1994-5 to be published in 1996. Oversight for the work of ILAR is provided by ILAR Council, a standing committee of 15 scientists, veterinarians, and ethicists, which meets three times each year to review all aspects of ILAR's program and develop new initiatives. ILAR has two types of programs: core and special projects. This grant supports the core program, consisting of the meetings and activities of Council and staff in the publishing of ILAR Journal, activities of the Animal Models and Genetic Stocks Information Program, and International Activities. Partial support is also provided for the development of special projects and convening of workshops.

Descriptors :   *UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, *ANIMALS, *MEDICAL RESEARCH, *FEDERAL LAW, *LABORATORY ANIMALS, *BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS, CORES, MODELS, RESOURCES, LIFE SCIENCES, INTERNATIONAL, MEDICAL PERSONNEL, SELECTION, GENETICS, WORKSHOPS, VETERINARY MEDICINE.

Subject Categories : Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine
      Medicine and Medical Research
      Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE