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(Part 1) The Path To Contemporary Practice

Dr. Newcomer's education and career path spans the pre-IACUC days through the current climate of intense scrutiny and regulation. He describes his role at different institutions and his reflections on the evolution of practices concerning lab animal care and use. (April, 2014)

Topics include:

0:13:25 Animals in the classroom
0:26:19 Multiple survival surgeries in Vet school
0:37:14 A Pre-IACUC Checklist (Watch excerpt)
0:52:23 Pushback against IACUCs (Watch excerpt)
0:55:11 Tufts and a supportive IACUC

Watch Part 2 of Dr. Newcomer's interview.