Watch as we delve into the nuances of animal welfare legislation in North America, specifically addressing the needs of clients and suppliers in the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors.

Our discussions touch upon the defining regulatory mandates, industry best practices, and the overarching ethical directions that guide the treatment of animals within these industries. Coupled with expert opinions and thought leadership on North American compliance standards, we aim to shine a light on our crucial role in ensuring ethical standards aren’t just met – they are exceeded.

Whether you’re a professional aiming to broaden your knowledge, an organization looking to solidify its regulatory grasp, or simply an animal welfare advocate keen on learning more about our combined responsibility, this series certainly has something for everyone.

Presenters

Senior Director
In Vivo and GLP Services
Scientist.com

Meaghan Loy is currently the Senior Director of In Vivo and GLP Services at Scientist.com, a research marketplace that enables researchers to access pre-qualified assessed animal model suppliers as well as hundreds of suppliers that provide in vitro models that can potentially replace or reduce the use of in vivo models. She joined Scientist.com in 2018 and is an expert in the use of COMPLi®, Scientist.com’s award winning platform that introduces a common, comprehensive process and supply agreement supporting access to pre-qualified assessed suppliers of in vivo and in vitro research models and provides animal welfare compliance coverage.

Executive Director
The 3Rs Collaborative

Dr. Megan LaFollette is Executive Director at The 3Rs Collaborative where she advances better science, for both people and animals. Her expertise includes a wide range of topics including animal welfare, human-animal interactions, compassion fatigue resiliency, and even microphysiological systems. She is committed to advancing widespread implementation of practical, impactful, and evidence-based 3Rs techniques: refinement, reduction, and replacement.

Director
Regulatory and Quality
Certis Oncology Solutions, Inc.

Diana Hornberger is the Director of Regulatory and Quality at Certis Oncology Solutions, Inc., a specialty CRO with expertise in human pre-clinical cancer modelling. With 17 years of experience, she has expertise in regulatory compliance, quality assurance and control, vivarium management, animal welfare, operations, and In Vivo model development.

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