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Lecture 10

ANSC 101 Lecture 10: Lecture 10 for Exam 3

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Animal Science
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ANSC 101
Kasey Moyes

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Laboratory Animals Biomedical research  The broad area of science that looks to prevent and treat diseases that cause illness and death in people and animals Laboratory Animal Science/Medicine  Individuals in the field make up the animal care part of the research team  Includes veterinarians, technicians, caretakers, policy specialists, etc. Animal Welfare Advocate  Works to improve the conditions under which lab animals are used  Have been the driving force behind all significant legislative advances in lab animal welfare Laboratory Animal Technicians/Vets  Advocate for animals used in biomedical research o Promote their welfare o Provide daily care, monitoring, medical care  Acts as specialist on lab animal species o Most scientists are NOT animal experts  Ensures regulations pertaining to the care and treatment of animals in research are followed  Ensures that protocols are followed  Supports research Laboratory Animal Scientists  Kindness and concern for animals are desirable characteristics of anyone involved in animal research  Empathetic and caring personnel see that animals are treated humanely and with respect  Animals receiving care from individuals exhibiting compassion, patience, sensitivity, and kindness can thrive in the laboratory environment AALAS  American Association of Laboratory Animal Science  Non-profit group that supports, trains, certifies workers in the field of lab animal science  AALAS Learning Library – great online resource  National and regional conferences each year  Brings lab animal workers together for lectures, training sessions, networking Op
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